Michael Thorbjornsen, record climb in ranking

The name of Michael Thorbjornsen has been playing on the PGA Tour for two weeks. The 20-year-old American gelled in an extraordinary second round at the US Open, in which he signed 69 shots, anyway out of 77 of the first day left him off the cut.

The Travelers Championship that ended on Sunday, also culminated in the great, with 66 strokes, and at times it seemed that he could lead the comeback, since he came to be a coup of the leader.

Michael Thorbjörnsen, ranking

It was not like that, and the tournament went to the Olympic champion Xander Schauffele, but Thorbjornsen, who is studying at Stanford University, was fourth at the TPC River Highlands, in Connectica.

He can’t culminate the deed of the first love on the PGA Tour for the first time since Phil Mickelson did it in 1991. However, his fourth place of him in solitary of him is the best that fan on the circuit since 2016. It was achieved by Lee McCoy in the Valspar Championship that year.

In 2017, Braden Thornberry finished his career at the FedEx St. Jude Classic. With this result, Michael woke up on Monday in position 412 of the world ranking, while on Sunday he was still 1,785 of the world ranking. On the escalade of he is meteoric, because lui had never played this tournament and all the points are added directly.

It will be necessary to follow the look for the career of the winner of the 2018 US Junior, who at the 2019 US Open in Pebble Beach made the cut with 17 years. Michael Thorbjornsen is an American amateur golfer. He qualified for the 2019 US Open by winning the 2018 US Junior Amateur at Baltusrol Golf Club.

At the US Open, he made the cut and eventually finished in 79th place. [4] Thorbjornsen finished 4th in the 2022 Traveler Championship at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut. Because Thorbjornsen was competing as an amateur, Chesson Hadley, who finished 5th, took home the $ 406,700 cash prize that would otherwise have gone to Thorbjornsen.

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