Jacobson climbs world golf rankings
Monday 27 June 2011
Swede Fredrik Jacobson is up from 110th to 61st in the world after his win in America, while Spaniard Pablo Larrazabal climbs 86 spots to 94th after beating Sergio Garcia in a play-off at the BMW International Open in Germany.
For the first time since the rankings began in 1986 three United Kingdom golfers are at the top, US Open champion Rory McIlroy having now overtaken German Martin Kaymer.
Latest leading positions in the world golf rankings:
1 Luke Donald 9.14,
2 Lee Westwood 8.66,
3 Rory McIlroy 7.23,
4 Martin Kaymer 7.14,
5 Steve Stricker 6.39,
6 Phil Mickelson 5.90,
7 Matt Kuchar 5.59,
8 Graeme McDowell 5.54,
9 Jason Day 5.43,
10 Charl Schwartzel 5.37
11 Dustin Johnson 5.08, 12 Bubba Watson 4.83, 13 Paul Casey 4.80, 14 Ian Poulter 4.59, 15 Nick Watney 4.56, 16 KJ Choi 4.35, 17 Tiger Woods 4.22, 18 Robert Karlsson 4.10, 19 Hunter Mahan 4.02, 20 Jim Furyk 3.93
Other leading Europeans:
22 Francesco Molinari, 25 Martin Laird, 26 Alvaro Quiros, 27 Miguel Angel Jimenez, 29 Matteo Manassero, 31 Justin Rose, 35 Edoardo Molinari, 41 Peter Hanson, 43 Anders Hansen, 51 Sergio Garcia, 54 Padraig Harrington, 55 Ross Fisher, 61 Fredrik Jacobson, 72 Simon Dyson, 76 Thomas Bjorn, 77 Raphael Jacquelin, 79 Gregory Bourdy, 82 David Horsey, 83 Nicolas Colsaerts, 84 Brian Davis, 85 Alexander Noren, 86 Johan Edfors, 94 Pablo Larrazabal, 96 Stephen Gallacher, 100 Carl Pettersson.
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