Kim makes rankings jump

Anthony Kim, the 22-year-old American who won the Wachovia Championship in North Carolina this weekend, is up 21 places to 16th in the world.

Dubliner Peter Lawrie makes an even bigger leap after capturing the Spanish Open.

He improves from 243rd to 156th.

Latest leading positions:

1 Tiger Woods 21.31pts, 2 Phil Mickelson 9.75, 3 Adam Scott 6.05, 4 Ernie Els 6.04, 5 Steve Stricker 5.79, 6 Geoff Ogilvy 5.64, 7 Jim Furyk 5.58, 8 KJ Choi 5.51, 9 Vijay Singh 5.45, 10 Justin Rose 5.29

11 Padraig Harrington 5.14, 12 Stewart Cink 4.93, 13 Rory Sabbatini 4.87, 14 Henrik Stenson 4.79, 15 Trevor Immelman 4.36, 16 Anthony Jkim 4.05, 17 Aaron Baddeley 3.98, 18 Sergio Garcia 3.85, 19 Luke Donald 3.79, 20 Lee Westwood

Other leading Europeans:

25 Niclas Fasth, 27 Ian Poulter, 33 Martin Kaymer, 38 Paul Casey, 40 Miguel Angel Jimenez, 45 Soren Hansen, 48 Robert Karlsson, 54 Nick Dougherty, 59 Anders Hansen, 60 Graeme McDowell, 69 Daniel Chopra, 71 Soren Kjeldsen, 74 Peter Hanson, 76 Carl Pettersson, 80 Bradley Dredge, 83 Colin Montgomerie, 84 Fredrik Jacobson, 88 Simon Dyson, 89 Alastair Forsyth, 92 Steve Webster, 95 Peter Hedblom, 100 Oliver Wilson.

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