Niemann calls for changes in golf: “I think the world ranking is a lie for some players”

The national athlete will participate this week in the Augusta Masters, a competition in which he participated by invitation, since his situation in the world ranking did not allow him to directly access the event.

Joaquín Niemann prepares to return to the Augusta Masters. This time he will do it thanks to an invitation from the organization, since his current ranking did not allow him to directly access the first. major it’s in season , since LIV Golf tournaments do not count for the world ranking. In this sense, the Chilean golfer has been one of the most critical of the system.

Actually, For Talagantino, the situation is complex, because he had to seek points on other circuits like the Asian Tour or the DP World Tour, which allowed him to add key units in his fight to access the Paris Olympic Games. Anyway, even if he is in his best moment, with two victories this season in LIV, Its ranking is 93rd. Very far from the 15th place she held a few seasons ago.

In conversation with the BBC, Eduardo Miquel’s student once again questioned how the ranking is established and hopes that it will soon be corrected. “At the moment the game is divided and that doesn’t help. It’s hard to have a ranking system that pleases everyone.” he expressed.

And he doesn’t stop there with his criticism. “I feel like (a unified system) is something that needs to happen and will happen over time. It could be sooner or later, I don’t know. I hope it happens soon. I have the impression that the world ranking is a lie for some players” he said.

Expectations at Augusta

Niemann also spoke to official Augusta Masters media and revealed his excitement about returning to competition. “Augusta is a special place, it’s where everyone wants to play and to have the opportunity to have this invitation and to be able to come back to Augusta makes it even more special” he stated.

Concerning the difficulty of the terrain, Joaco was calm about how the organization could manage the predicted precipitation. “Rain is expected on Thursday and they can put the green vegetables hard if you want. I think it depends on how the scores change during the week. he indicated.

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Source: Latercera

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