Things you never knew about the Official World Golf Ranking

Bernhard Langer Owgr

The first Official World Golf Ranking was published in 1986 ahead of the Masters Tournament. The first No.1 was Bernhard Langer, pictured, with the rest of the top ten rounded out as follows: 2. Seve Ballesteros, 3. Sandy Lyle, 4. Tom Watson, 5. Mark O’Meara, 6. Greg Norman, 7. Tommy Nakajima, 8. Hal Sutton, 9. Corey Pavin, 10. Calvin Peete.

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