With a millionaire prize for his time at Augusta: Niemann celebrates his best finish by closing the top 15

The national golfer closed his time at the Masters with a +6 total card that left him in the T35 position and allowed him to climb five places in the world rankings to become the best Latin American.

Joaquín Niemann has reason to keep celebrating after his last Augusta Masters performance in which he had the opportunity to share the first two days with Tiger Woods on the return to sports activity of the American.

Although the Chilean started well and at the end of Friday he was in the top ten in the rankings, the situation changed over the weekend when his game declined and ended up moving into position T35 with a +6 move total card, his best presentation at the Masters .

Despite this, the talagantino had positive news both economically and sportingly. yeshis position reached allowed him to pocket a sum close to 75 thousand dollars . In addition, he climbed five places in the world ranking of the specialty, which they let him occupy 15th place, his best position, and with that he also became the best Latin American in the ranking by beating the Mexican Abraham Ancer (18th) .

Maybe the only one done with negative tints was his setback in the FedEx Cup standings as he dropped out of the top 10 from ninth to twelfth place with a total of 871 points 1899 under the leader, the American Scottie Scheffler who ended up taking the title and the green jacket from Augusta.

For his part, Guillermo Pereira, who was not at the last tournament, lost two places in the world ranking (97th), while in the FedEx Cup he fell from 38th to 39th place.

In this way, Joaquín Niemann shows signs that he is imposing himself in the competition and continues to accumulate experience in the face of his great goal of being world number one, as evidenced a few weeks ago when he won the Genesis Invitational.

For now, the possibility of Niemann shining in a Major It’s not that far, since between May 19 and 22 awaits the PGA Championship.

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Source: Latercera

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