From No. 1,637 to No. 1,646: The 10 Worst Golfers in the World Rankings

These 10 men had worse seasons than Jordan Spieth.

No. 1,637 (tie) — Arron Oberholser, USA

Age: 40

2015 Best Tournament: Hasn’t played tournament golf since 2013 due to a hand injury.

2015 Worst Tournament: n/a

2015 Missed Cuts: 0-for-0

2015 Earnings: $0

Best Finish Career: 1st place, 2006 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am

Highest All-Time Rank: 30th in 2007

Points Behind Jordan Spieth’s 648.66: 648.63


No. 1,637 (tie) — Sean Shahi, USA

Age: 29

2015 Best Tournament: Hasn’t played since 2014. Wrote on Twitter 116 days ago that he was considering law school.

2015 Worst Tournament: n/a

2015 Missed Cuts: 0-for-0

2015 Earnings: $0

Best Career Finish: 3rd place, 2013 Great Waterway Classic (Canadian Tour)

Highest All-Time Rank: 1,029th in 2013

Points Behind Jordan Spieth’s 648.66: 648.63


No. 1,639 (tie): Yoshiharu Tomotsugu, Japan

Age: 32

2015 Best Tournament: Missed Cut at the Musee Platinum Open (Japanese Tour). Shot 73 in 1st Round.

2015 Worst Tournament: Missed Cut at the Musee Platinum Open (Japanese Tour). Shot 77 in 2nd Round.

2015 Missed Cuts: 1-for-1

2015 Earnings: $0

Best Career Finish: Tied for 9th, 2013 Kansai Open Golf Championship (Japanese Tour)

Highest All-Time Rank: 1,058th in 2013

Points Behind Jordan Spieth’s 648.66: 648.64


No. 1,639 (tie) — Len Mattiace, USA

Age: 47

2015 Best Tournament: Tied for 65th, Barracuda Championship in Reno, Nevada

2015 Worst Tournament: Missed Cut at Barbasol Championship after shooting 78 in the 2nd Round

2015 Missed Cuts: 5-for-6

2015 Earnings: $6,479

Best Career Finish: 1st Place, 2002 Nissan Open and 2002 FedEx St. Jude Classic

Highest All-Time Rank: 51st in 2002

Points Behind Jordan Spieth’s 648.66: 648.63


No. 1,641 (tie) — Norio Shinozaki (Japan)

Age: 45

2015 Best Tournament: Missed Cut, Japan PGA Championship Nissin Cupnoodle Cup. Shot 72 in 1st Round.

2015 Worst Tournament: Missed Cut, Japan PGA Championship Nissin Cupnoodle Cup. Shot 77 in 2nd Round.

2015 Missed Cuts: 1-for-1

2015 Earnings: $0

Best Career Finish: 1st Place, 2007 ANA Open (Japanese Tour)

Highest All-Time Rank: 313th in 2007

Points Behind Jordan Spieth’s 648.66: 648.64



No. 1641 (tie) — Genki Yanase (Japan)

Age: 32

2015 Best Tournament: Hasn’t played pro golf since 2013

2015 Worst Tournament: Hasn’t played pro golf since 2013

2015 Missed Cuts: 0-for-0

2015 Earnings: $0

Best Career Finish: Tied for 13th, 2013 Kansai Open Golf Championship (Japanese Tour)

Highest All-Time Rank: 1,202nd in 2013

Points Behind Jordan Spieth’s 648.66: 648.64


No. 1,641 (tie) — Josh Anderson (USA)

Age: 26

2015 Best Tournament: Hasn’t played pro golf since 2014

2015 Worst Tournament: Hasn’t played pro golf since 2014

2015 Missed Cuts: 0-for-0

2015 Earnings: $0

Best Career Finish: Tied for 4th, 2013 The Great Waterway Classic (Canadian Tour)

Highest All-Time Rank: 1,173rd in 2013

Points Behind Jordan Spieth’s 648.66: 648.64


No. 1,641 (tie) — Will Strickler (USA)

Age: 29

2015 Best Tournament: Hasn’t played pro golf since 2014

2015 Worst Tournament: Hasn’t played pro golf since 2014

2015 Missed Cuts: 0-for-0

2015 Earnings: $0

Best Career Finish: 2nd Place, 2012 Dakota Dunes Casino Open (Canadian Tour)

Highest All-Time Rank: 806th place in 2012

Points Behind Jordan Spieth’s 648.66: 648.64


No. 1,641 (tie) — Joe Panzeri, USA

Age: 29

2015 Best Tournament: Tied for 27th, 2015 ATB Financial Classic (Canadian Tour). Shot 65 in 1st Round.

2015 Worst Tournament: Missed Cut, PC Financial Open (Canadian Tour). Shot 74 in 1st Round.

2015 Missed Cuts: 1-for-2

2015 Earnings: $1,267 (Canadian dollars)

Best Career Finish: 1st Place, 2013 ATB Financial Classic (Canadian Tour) and 2011 Dakota Dunes Casino Open (Canadian Tour)

Highest All-Time Rank: 612th in 2013

Points Behind Jordan Spieth’s 648.66: 648.64


No. 1,646 — Mhark Fernando (Philippines)

Age: 34

2015 Best Tournament: Tied for 24th, Aboitiz Invitational (Asian Development Tour). Shot 68 in 4th Round.

2015 Worst Tournament: Missed Cut, ICTSI Eagle Ridge Invitational (Asian Development Tour). Shot 81 in 1st Round.

2015 Missed Cuts: 2-for-3

2015 Earnings: n/a

Best Career Finish: Tied for 5th, 2013 PGM Terengganu Masters (Asian Development Tour)

Highest All-Time Rank: 1,222nd in 2013

Points Behind Jordan Spieth’s 648.66: 648.65


There are then hundreds of golfers with 0.0 World Golf Rankings points, from Ben Crenshaw to I Ketut Sugiarta, who are tied for 1,647th place.
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