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Michael Hoey

Michael Hoey

Michael Hoey

Northern Ireland's Michael Hoey has moved into the top 100 of golf's world rankings following his win in the Dunhill Links Championship.

Hoey climbs from 271st to 98th in the updated standings, which also see former world number one Tiger Woods drop outside the top 50 to 51st.

England's Luke Donald remains world number one ahead of compatriot Lee Westwood, with US Open champion Rory McIlroy - second to Hoey on Sunday - in third.

Kevin Na's victory at the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas moves him up from 76th to 62nd.

Latest leading positions: 1 Luke Donald 10.70, 2 Lee Westwood 7.79, 3 Rory McIlroy 7.35, 4 Steve Stricker 6.56, 5 Dustin Johnson 6.49, 6 Martin Kaymer 6.34, 7 Jason Day 5.94, 8 Adam Scott 5.69, 9 Matt Kuchar 5.61, 10 Phil Mickelson 5.59.

11 Nick Watney 5.37, 12 Charl Schwartzel 4.93, 13 Webb Simpson 4.91, 14 Graeme McDowell 4.73, 15 KJ Choi 4.70, 16 Bubba Watson 4.38, 17 Justin Rose 4.23, 18 David Toms 4.16, 19 Hunter Mahan 4.14, 20 Paul Casey 3.96.

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