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World golf rankings under scrutiny at the Players Championship
World golf rankings under scrutiny at the Players Championship

As the Players Championship teed off Thursday morning, golf wasn't the only topic of discussion at TPC Sawgrass. It's no secret that some people in the sport believe that the world rankings format should be scrapped. They don't like the two-year "rolling" period that is slow to reflect changes among top players. Under the existing calculations, Adam Scott might have passed an injured Tiger Woods at No. 1 simply by skipping the Players. Instead, since he's entered, it seems that Scott must finish in the top 16 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., to grab the top spot. "Well, to be honest I didn't know that," he told reporters on Wednesday, adding:...

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