So it’s safe to say that Bradley didn’t see himself as a snub for the team; he added praise for the final selection. “Tony Finau and those guys have played so great all year” he said. “I’m playing good and I’d love to help the team. But I think the chances of that are pretty unlikely.”
Johnny Miller added to the fire calling him the best driver of the ball on Tour. Brandel Chamblee fanned the flames on Twitter. “Keegan Bradley is the best driver of the ball on tour” he wrote.
Tiger Woods is credited with not only the longest streak of No. 1-ranked weeks in a row (281 from 2005-2010) but also with the highest total tally of weeks at No. 1 with 683. Greg Norman is second with 331 total weeks.
After failing to play his way into the Tour Championship Jordan Spieth now faces a punishment from the PGA Tour. His penance: a $20k fine and/or a three-tournament suspension.
The ranking began in April 1986 and Bernhard Langer had the honor of being the first player ever to be ranked No. 1 a title he held for three weeks. Since then 21 other players have laid claim to the top spot. Here’s the full list with career weeks at No. 1 in parenthesis: