Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - With the PGA Tour having another week
off as the tour prepares to start it's 2013-14 season this coming Thursday,
there were minor movements in this week's world golf rankings.
The top 10 overall golfers stayed the same, with Tiger Woods maintaining his
No. 1 ranking and again being followed by Adam Scott, Phil Mickelson, Henrik
Stenson, Justin Rose, Rory McIlroy, Steve Stricker, Matt Kuchar, Brandt
Snedeker and Jason Dufner.
The first changes in the rankings came with Zach Johnson inching up a spot to
11th, which dropped Graeme McDowell down a place to 12th.
Jim Furyk held firm at 13th ahead of Luke Donald and Keegan Bradley, who
swapped places to sit in 14th and 15th.
Jason Day, Sergio Garcia, Lee Westwood and Charl Schwartzel stayed put from
16th through 19th, while Jordan Spieth moved up a place to round out the top
Dustin Johnson jumped up two spots to sit in 21st as Ian Poulter fell a pair
of slots to sit in 22nd and Ernie Els dropped a spot to 23rd.
Webb Simpson stayed at 24th and Bubba Watson moved up a place to sit in 25th.
Shingo Katayama won his first title in five years with a playoff victory over
Toshinori Muto and Hidemasa Hoshino, causing him to vault places up the
rankings to 138th.
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