No. 6 Sam Snead bracket seed Keegan Bradley takes on Jonas Blixt at 9:55 a.m. EST in the first round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play, with Bradley looking for his first win since the 2012 WGC-Bridgestone.
The slide continued for Oliver Wilson in 2013, dropping 475 spots in the rankings.
A victory at the Florida's Natural Charity Classic spurred a big jump in the rankings for the LET's Melissa Eaton in 2013.
An injury-riddled season caused Thorbjorn Olesen to fall more than 150 spots in the rankings in 2013.
While splitting time between the PGA and Web.com Tour, Russell Knox made a 165-spot jump in the rankings. He will have full status on the PGA Tour for the 2013-14 season after opening the season with four straight cuts made.
David Howell has climbed in the Race to Dubai during the past three years: 103rd (2011) to 62nd (’12) to 21st (’13) -- and gives credit to working with coach Jonathan Wallett.
Nicole Smith led the LPGA in driving distance, but otherwise struggled during her rookie campaign on the LPGA tour.
Scott Brown’s 2013 campaign was defined by what he did in only his second PGA Tour tournament of the season, rounds of 68-63-67-70 accounting for a one-stroke triumph at the Puerto Rico Open.
Tommy Fleetwood came into 2013 with a different approach that 2012 as a rookie. He earned his first victory on the European Tour at the Johnnie Walker Championship and that's he made a big move up in the rankings.
Luke List led the PGA Tour in driving distance as a rookie, but was only 180th in driving accuracy, leading to a major drop in the rankings in 2013.
Ben Martin's consistency throughout 2013 led to a significant jump up in the rankings for the one-time Clemson star.
The 31-year-old Louis Oosthuizen started the 2013 season with a victory at the Volvo Golf Champions in January, but things went downhill from there -- mainly due to injuries.
Gerina Piller missed a 7-foot birdie putt on the 72nd to force a playoff on the LPGA this season, but played on the USA Solheim Cup team and is on the rise for 2013.
The reason for Jonathan Byrd's unexpected fall in the rankings? He missed the first three months of 2013 after left wrist surgery, came back too soon, couldn’t practice as much, hit bad shots, lost confidence and put too much pressure on his putting.
After choosing to start his professional career on the European Tour's Challenge Tour, Peter Uihlein has made his mark overseas, including a victory at the Madeira Islands Open.
Consistency was the hallmark of Jessica Korda’s third year on the LPGA. She hasn’t missed a cut since the 2012 Ricoh Women’s British Open and increased her number of top-25 finishes to 13 this season from five in 2012.
If you want to give him an “A” for effort and competitive intentions, so be it. But if Luke Guthrie's being honest, the one-time standout at Illinois will tell you that he’d love a mulligan on his early schedule.
Finally healthy after a wrist injury derailed him in 2012, Gary Woodland enjoyed a big move up to No. 39 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings.
Former World No. 1 Yani Tseng ready to come out of ‘hiding’ and work her way back to the top.