Kamis, 19 Mei 2011

Tiger Woods Out Top 10 World Ranking

Virginia Water - England for Tiger Woods Out Top 10. Tiger Woods is to fall from the top 10 in the world rankings for the first time in 14 years.

Woods, whose last victory came 18 months ago at the Australian Masters at least No. 11 fall into the next world rankings published on Monday. It is the first time he's out of the top 10 because he was No. 13 on 6 April 1997, the week before he will win the Masters for the first of his 14 majors.

Forbes, meanwhile, says he is still the No. 1 in American sports celebrity.

Woods checks at number 6 on the Forbes annual "Celebrity 100" list of powerful people or groups in the entertainment industry. Lady Gaga leads the standings by Oprah Winfrey, Justin Bieber, U2 and Elton John followed.

Miami Heat Star LeBron James is the second-placed athlete in 10th place behind Woods, Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers are No. 14

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Forbes estimates the total income Woods' last year to $ 75,000,000, making him the highest paid athletes. The magazine puts Bryant result for the last 12 months at $ 53,000,000, followed by James at $ 48,000,000, and the four major winner Phil Mickelson at $ 47,000,000.

Woods will not be able to wave his rankings in the near future to improve.

He started the year at No. 2 and is steadily decreasing points. Woods, who tied for fourth at the Masters last month, withdrew from the Players Championship last week because of injuries to his left knee and left Achilles tendon. He said on its website on Monday that he is trying to obtain from the 16th U.S. Open until June 19 to return.

"I will do whatever it takes to play at the U.S. Open, and I am confident that I can to compete," he said.

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Woods is the top of the world rankings for 623 weeks in his career, by far the longest of any golfer since the rankings began in 1986. He was number one in June 2005 and Lee Westwood from England expelled him in November last year.

Since revelations of adultery created in November 2009, Woods has a serious claims in a tournament - he lost in a playoff at Chevron World Challenge in December after losing a four-shot lead the last lap. He is in the top five in only four other tournaments.
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