Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 1 October 2014

McDowell moves up in rankings

Graeme McDowell is now seventh in the latest world rankings

Graeme McDowell has risen one place to seventh in the world rankings after his win at the Volvo World Match Play Championship in Bulgaria.

The Northern Irishman saw off Thailand's Thongchai Jaidee, ranked 49th, to win what was his second title in his last three events.

There was no change among the top six in the rankings, with Tiger Woods continuing to lead the way ahead of McDowell's compatriot Rory McIlroy.

Latest leading positions in official world rankings: 1 Tiger Woods 13.5308, 2 Rory McIlroy 10.2255, 3 Adam Scott 7.7247, 4 Justin Rose 6.4709, 5 Brandt Snedeker 6.3297, 6 Luke Donald 6.2514, 7 Graeme McDowell 5.8985, 8 Louis Oosthuizen 5.6558, 9 Phil Mickelson 5.2561, 10 Steve Stricker 5.2221

11 Keegan Bradley 5.1498, 12 Lee Westwood 5.1183, 13 Matt Kuchar 5.0849, 14 Sergio Garcia 4.9128, 15 Charl Schwartzel 4.8692, 16 Webb Simpson 4.6790, 17 Ian Poulter 4.6746, 18 Bubba Watson 4.6442, 19 Dustin Johnson 4.4103, 20 Jason Dufner 4.2555.

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