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Attendance of the 5 most famous golfers in the world today

In the golf sports village, no one is unaware of the names of these 5 golfers. Their popularity and success earned them numerous awards and lucrative project or advertising deals. Together, constructing the  5 most impressive fairies golf course in the golf village:

Dustin Johnson

The golfer was born in 1984 American, Dustin Johnson is a professional athlete in the village of American Golf. At the moment, he is ranked as the number 1 golfer in the world at the Official World Golf Ranking.

Currently, Dustin Johnson plays for the PGA Tour – this is the golf tournament with the highest prize money in the world. At the PGA Tour, Dustin Johnson was always one of the 5 best golfers in 10 consecutive years from 2006 to 2017, which took the lead once in 2015. Internationally, Dustin Johnson has also won many important awards such as winning the US Open.

Jason Day

Jason Day was born in 1987, an Australian athlete currently plays at the PGA Tour. The achievements that Jason Day has received during his golf course are as follows.

Jason Day was born in 1987, an Australian athlete currently plays at the PGA Tour

June 2011 entered the Top 10 in the World Golf Ranking after winning second prize at the US Open. In September 2015, Jason Day became the champion of the major PGA Championship. Reach a record of -20 strokes in another major. Not only that, Jason Day has won 2 times the World Golf Championship WGC.

Tiger Woods

The list of the 5 most famous golfers in the world is not to mention Tiger Woods. He is one of the highest-earning athletes in the world for many years. By the time he was 20, he turned to play professional golf.

With the achievement of winning 3 PGA Tour and major Masters 1997 prizes. And ranking Top 1 in the world golf rankings after less than 1 year of changing to professional golf. Not only that, he took this position for a total of 683 weeks, more than anyone else. Tiger Woods won a total of 18 major tournaments.

Henrik Stenson

Henrik Olof Stenson (b. 1976) is a Swedish professional golfer, playing at both the PGA Tour and the European Tour (tour of Europe). He was the first Thuy Dien to win a major men’s major. And achieve a record score of -20 at the 2016 Open Championship (equal to Jason Day in 2015)

Jordan Spieth

America is the cradle of many young and talented golfers. And Jordan Spieth is also a name that many people mention when he ranked No. 1 in the world on the Official World Golf Ranking and has won 3 major awards so far.


6 most prestigious golf tournaments in the world (Part 1)

Every year thousands of small and large golf tournaments around the world. However, only the big tournaments that bring together famous golfers are noticed by many fans and look forward to every day and every hour. Golfnet scores 6 most prestigious golf tournaments in the world today.

1. The Masters

The Masters is the first annual golf tournament in April. Calculated so that the last round of golf will end on the second Sunday of April each year. It is one of the four largest and most prestigious golf tournaments in the world. The Masters World Golf Tournament first took place in 1934 at the Augusta National Course in Georgia, where the tournament is still held.

With a total prize of up to 9 million USD this will certainly be the tournament with the highest prize and the most expected golfer of the year. Each year, the tournament gathers around 50 to 60 professional golf golfer leading the world. This is a tournament with a number of special traditions, not to mention the green vest called Green Jacket is considered the most prestigious award in the sports world.

2. The US Open

The US Open world golf tournament is organized by the American golf association in the middle of June every year and ends on the third Sunday of June. This is the second tournament in the four major events of the world golf village. It is also the official schedule of European Tour and PGA Tour.

The US Open golf tournament was first held at the Newport Country Club golf course on October 4, 1895. This grand tournament is quite special in terms of venue. Each year will be held at different golf courses around the United States.

The selection of golf courses to organize the tournament is very strict, most of the courses are long, high rough grass, narrow fairway and short grass on the green making the ball rolling very quickly, giving players new challenges difficult to conquer.


The scenario for golf tournaments in the Covid-19 pandemic (Part 2)

Torrey Pines and Pebble Beach both have many pitches. This is an important factor, helping to bring the entire number of golfers to the field for the first two rounds of a full-field event with 156 people like the US Open in the area with “days shorter than nights” in the last months of the year. like the state of California.

Early in the season, Masters on Augusta National Stadium were at the top of the traditional major quartet’s calendar, with a 9/4 opening date. But Covid-19 caused the Organizing Committee to postpone the announcement on March 13.

In the revised program, Masters will start on November 9. And in accordance with this arrangement, the PGA Championship at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco became the main launch artillery, from August 6-9.

The following weeks were part of the PGA Tour with one event per week, respectively, including the Wyndham Championship, three FedEx Cup playoff tournaments, and the 2019-2020 Championship Championship Tournament on East Lake in Atlanta.

During the sessions, the reopening of the PGA Tour’s main event The Players Championship was also a topic of discussion, but ultimately fell out of the game. And until now, the Ryder Cup is kept in the same position – from September 25 to September 28.

Despite the new calendar, the major events may change due to Covid-19. And within the current vision, the PGA Tour aims to reopen the arena by mid-June. That will enable them to use four weeks of golf vacations at the Olympic Games (delayed until next year), US and British major expands. (transferred to a new schedule) to reorganize previously canceled or canceled tournaments.

The remaining problem to be solved is the major broadcasters in the US such as NBC, CBS, Fox and ESPN. Not only golf, they are committed to famous sports arenas such as NLF football, NBA basketball, MLB baseball, Premier League football, NASCAR racing…

All these events are struggling restructuring broadcasts during and after the epidemic. That means that the US Open will probably be more broadcast on Fox Sports 1 channel instead of Fox’s main network. Under the contract, the broadcaster is supposed to broadcast on the main channel when the US Open takes place in June as usual.