1995 World Golf Rankings: No. 1, Top 50 at End of Year

Who was the No. 1 player in men's golf at the end of 1995? Which golfers finished the year ranked the highest in the Official World Golf Ranking? Below is the year-end list of 1995's top-ranked golfers.

Greg Norman was ranked No. 1 at the end of the year after recording three wins on the PGA Tour. Those victories were at The Memorial Tournament, the Greater Hartford Open and the NEC World Series of Golf. He also won the Australian Open, finished second in the 1995 U.S. Open and tied for third in the 1995 Masters.

Men's World Golf Rankings, End of 1995

These were the Top 50 golfers in the final Official World Golf Ranking of the calendar year 1995. For comparison's sake, the Top 10 golfers are listed with their average ranking points earned per tournament.

1. Greg Norman, Australia, 13.87
2. Nick Price, Zimbabwe, 10.51
3. Ernie Els, South Africa, 9.95
4. Bernhard Langer, Germany, 9.37
5. Corey Pavin, United States, 9.31
6. Colin Montgomerie, Scotland, 9.19
7. Fred Couples, United States, 7.90
8. Nick Faldo, England, 7.81
9. Steve Elkington, Australia, 7.69
10. Jumbo Ozaki, Japan, 7.16
11. Tom Lehman, United States
12. Loren Roberts, United States
13. Jose Maria Olazabal, Spain
14. Sam Torrance, Scotland
15. Peter Jacobsen, United States
16. Vjay Singh, Fiji
17. Lee Janzen, United States
18. Mark McCumber, United States
19. Scott Hoch, United States
20. Davis Love III, United States
21. Ben Crenshaw, United States
22. Seve Ballesteros, Spain
23. Constantino Rocca, Italy
24. Phil Mickelson, United States
25. David Frost, South Africa
26. Jay Haas, United States
27. Jim Gallagher Jr., United States
28. Michael Campbell, New Zealand
29. Mark Calcavecchia, United States
30. Billy Mayfair, United States
31. Brad Faxon, United States
32. Jeff Maggert, United States
33. David Duval, United States
34. Tom Watson, United States
35. Fuzzy Zoeller, United States
36. Bill Glasson, United States
37. Jesper Parnevik, Sweden
38. Barry Lane, England
39. Craig Parry, Australia
40. John Daly, United States
41. Mark O'Meara, United States
42. Kenny Perry, United States
43. Mark McNulty, Zimbabwe
44. Payne Stewart, United States
45. Frank Nobilo, New Zealand
46. Scott Simpson, United States
47. Bob Estes, United States
48. Miguel Angel Jimenez, Spain
49. Craig Stadler, United States
50. Peter Senior, Australia

Comparing the above end-of-1995 rankings with the end-of-1994 rankings, the biggest jump from outside the Top 50 into the Top 50 from 1994 to 1995 was by David Duval, who moved No. 442 to No. 33.

The full OWGR at the end of 1995 can be viewed in the OWGR Archives; click on "Past Rankings" on this page.

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