1993 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 1993? Which golfers finished the year ranked the highest in the Official World Golf Ranking? Below is the year-end list of 1993's top-ranked golfers.

Nick Faldo was ranked No. 1 at the end of the year, despite having no wins on the PGA Tour during 1993. He won twice on the European Tour, at the Johnnie Walker Classic and Carroll's Irish Open, and was runner-up in the 1993 British Open and third place in the 1993 PGA Championship.

Men's World Golf Rankings, End of 1993

These were the Top 50 golfers in the final Official World Golf Ranking of the calendar year 1993. For comparison's sake, the Top 10 golfers are listed with their average ranking points earned per tournament.

1. Nick Faldo, England, 20.65
2. Greg Norman, Australia, 18.79
3. Bernhard Langer, Germany, 17.19
4. Nick Price, Zimbabwe, 15.89
5. Fred Couples, United States, 14.93
6. Paul Azinger, United States, 14.59
7. Ian Woosnam, Wales, 11.41
8. Tom Kite, United States, 10.07
9. Davis Love III, United States, 9.61
10. Corey Pavin, United States, 9.59
11. David Frost, South Africa
12. Jumbo Ozaki, Japan
13. Payne Stewart, United States
14. Colin Montgomerie, Scotland
15. Jose Maria Olazabal, Spain
16. Vijay Singh, Fiji
17. Mark McNulty, Zimbabwe
18. John Cook, United States
19. Steve Elkington, Australia
20. Ernie Els, South Africa
21. Larry Mize, United States
22. Lee Janzen, United States
23. Chip Beck, United States
24. Raymond Floyd, United States
25. Seve Ballesteros, Spain
26. Tom Watson, United States
27. Peter Senior, Australia
28. Mark O'Meara, United States
29. Scott Simpson, United States
30. Tony Johnstone, Zimbabwe
31. Gordon Brand Jr., Scotland
32. Frank Nobilo, New Zealand
33. Constantino Rocca, Italy
34. Jim Gallagher Jr., United States
35. Mark James, England
36. Brad Faxon, United States
37. Sam Torrance, Scotland
38. Barry Lane, England
39. David Edwards, United States
40. Rodger Davis, Australia
41. Rocco Mediate, United States
42. Bruce Lietzke, United States
43. David Gilford, England
44. Craig Parry, Australia
45. Ronan Rafferty, Northern Ireland
46. Fuzzy Zoeller, United States
47. Phil Mickelson, United States
48. Tom Lehman, United States
49. Craig Stadler, United States
50. Jeff Maggert, United States

Comparing the above end-of-1993 rankings with the end-of-1992 rankings, the biggest jump from outside the Top 50 into the Top 50 from 1992 to 1993 was by Phil Mickelson, who improved from No. 145 to No. 47. The full OWGR at the end of 1993 can be viewed in the OWGR Archives.

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