Tiger Woods dethroned at the top of the world rankings as Adam Scott replaces him despite sitting out of the HP Byron Nelson Championship
Woods is currently recovering from back surgery but remains second in the rankings ahead of Henrik Stenson and Matt Kuchar
Monday 19 May 2014
Adam Scott has replaced Tiger Woods at number one in the world golf rankings despite sitting out the HP Byron Nelson Championship.
The Australian was certain to claim top spot regardless of the result in Texas, with Woods still absent following back surgery.
Matt Kuchar could also have moved ahead of Woods but tied for seventh and had to settle for climbing to fourth spot in the rankings.
Latest leading positions in official world rankings:
1 Adam Scott 7.9936pts
2 Tiger Woods 7.8495
3 Henrik Stenson 7.7203
4 Matt Kuchar 7.1229
5 Bubba Watson 7.0429
6 Jason Day 6.6067
7 Sergio Garcia 6.2649
8 Justin Rose 6.1097
9 Jordan Spieth 6.0949
10 Rory McIlroy 5.7644
11 Phil Mickelson 5.7570
12 Jim Furyk 5.4783
13 Zach Johnson 5.3312
14 Dustin Johnson 4.9370
15 Graeme McDowell 4.2574
16 Steve Stricker 4.2573
17 Jimmy Walker 4.2071
8 Charl Schwartzel 4.1899
19 Luke Donald 4.0114
20 Ian Poulter 3.9586.
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