Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 16 April 2014

McDowell moves up the rankings

Graeme McDowell is up to 14th in the latest world rankings

Graeme McDowell's victory at the World Challenge in California - his first title since the same event two years ago - has lifted him from 24th to 14th in the world.

Ryder Cup team-mate Martin Kaymer won the Nedbank Challenge in South Africa and he rises from 32nd to 28th in the latest rankings.

Latest leading positions: 1 Rory McIlroy 13.71pts, 2 Luke Donald 9.12, 3 Tiger Woods 9.03, 4 Justin Rose 6.64, 5 Louis Oosthuizen 6.45, 6 Lee Westwood 6.41, 7 Adam Scott 6.40, 8 Jason Dufner 5.63, 9 Brandt Snedeker 5.56, 10 Webb Simpson 5.55.

11 Keegan Bradley 5.32, 12 Bubba Watson 5.32, 13 Ian Poulter 5.14, 14 Graeme McDowell 5.06, 15 Phil Mickelson 5.05, 16 Steve Stricker 4.93, 17 Nick Watney 4.86, 18 Peter Hanson 4.82, 19 Matt Kuchar 4.72, 20 Bo Van Pelt 4.66.