Collin Morikawa overtakes Dustin Johnson

The world golf leader, with a total of 9,9071 points, is still Jon Rahm. But the Top 10 of the world ranking undergoes an important change. Thanks to seventh place at the ZoZo Championship (PGA Tour tournament) in Japan, Collin Morikawa overtakes Dustin Johnson and leaps from third to second with 8.4710. Tony Finau (5.4480) returns to the top ten, relegating Brooks Koepka (5.4398) to eleventh place. After the exploit at home at the ZoZo Championship the Japanese Hideki Matsuyama advances, from 19 / o to 12 / o with 5.4315.

Collin Morikawa, ranking

There is always only one blue in the Top 100: it is Guido Migliozzi, from 74 / o to 79 / o with 1.7802. Francesco Molinari loses three more positions, from 193 / o to 196 / o with 0.8882. With the Turin player who is now in danger of coming out of the Top 200.

A new career as a mental coach, alongside some of the best golfers in the world to drag them to success and support them in times of difficulty. This is what Michael Phelps, the most decorated athlete in the history of the Olympics, seems to have undertaken (also in the name of friendship). A great golf enthusiast, many now define him as the “secret weapon” of green totems such as Jon Rahm, number one in the world ranking, and Jordan Spieth, the Texan who, after a long period of crisis, is back in 2021 to amaze.

“He’s a good guy, he’s been through a lot as a sportsman and he’s the greatest Olympian of all time with a lot of tricks up his sleeve. I’m not going to reveal what I asked him but I can say that he has helped me a lot in the last period. “. These are the revelations of the Spaniard Rahm. For the legendary swimmer, nicknamed ‘the Baltimore Shark’, important words also came from Spieth, today 12 / o in the world ranking. “The mental aspect is something I’ve worked on a lot with him lately. I’m really lucky to have him around. Besides, he’s a great lover of golf and having him now more and more in our world is an added value.” This is the opinion of Spieth who yesterday, alongside Phelps, played the Pro-Am of the BMW Championship, the second event of the Play-Offs of the Pga Tour starting today in Owing Mills (USA), Maryland.