Rory McIlroy gets European No. 1 for the fifth time in his career


Rory McIlroy34 years old, did not play last week Nedbank Golf Challengebut he also got number 1 in Racing in Dubai for the fifth time in his career (2012, 2014, 2015, 2022, 2023) before the last tournament of the European circuit, the Dubai World Cupwith the champion getting 2,000 points on Sunday.

The Northern Irishman has 5,164 points, 2,083 more than the Spaniard Jon Rahm (3,081) and 2,259 more in Polish Adrian Meronk (2,869), who did not achieve enough points in Nedbank to still aim for the European throne this season.

The Scotsman Colin Montgomery still holds the all-time record for having finished as No. eight times. 1 in Order of Meritthe former name of the current Race to Dubai.

Race to Dubai 2023

In the absence of the Dubai World Cup

1. Rory McIlroy (Irl. N.) 5,164 points
2. Jon Rahm (ESP) 3,081
3. Adrian Meronk (Pol) 2,869
4. Ryan Fox (NZ) 2,803
5. Victor Perez (Fra) 2,105
13. Jorge Campillo (ESP) 1934
30. Pablo Larrazábal (ESP) 1,386
33. Adrian Otaegui (ESP) 1,278
47. Nacho Elvira (ESP) 968

Source: La Verdad


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