Hoffman catapults up the world rankings

American Charley Hoffman’s runaway five-shot win at the Deutsche Bank Championship in Boston – the second event of the FedEx Cup play-offs – lifts him from 132nd to 51st in the world.

American Charley Hoffman’s runaway five-shot win at the Deutsche Bank Championship in Boston – the second event of the FedEx Cup play-offs – lifts him from 132nd to 51st in the world.

England’s Luke Donald was joint second and improves from 11th to eighth.

Latest leading position in the world rankings:

1 Tiger Woods 9.42pts, 2 Phil Mickelson 8.92, 3 Lee Westwood 8.70, 4 Steve Stricker 8.04, 5 Jim Furyk 6.72, 6 Martin Kaymer 6.71, 7 Rory McIlroy 5.89, 8 Luke Donald 5.64, 9 Paul Casey 5.54, 10 Ernie Els 5.54, 11 Matt Kuchar 5.26, 12 Ian Poulter 4.92, 13 Hunter Mahan 4.87, 14 Graeme McDowell 4.79, 15 Edoardo Molinari 4.75, 16 Anthony Kim 4.35, 17 Zach Johnson 4.29, 18 Retief Goosen 4.27, 19 Robert Allenby 4.10, 20 Padraig Harrington 4.08

Other leading Europeans:

22 Justin Rose, 27 Miguel Angel Jimenez, 28 Ross Fisher, 36 Francesco Molinari, 37 Henrik Stenson, 39 Robert Karlsson, 43 Peter Hanson, 48 Alvaro Quiros, 55 Rhys Davies, 56 Sergio Garcia, 61 Martin Laird, 65 Oliver Wilson, 69 Simon Dyson, 75 Fredrik Andersson Hed, 79 Stephen Gallacher, 80 Brian Davis, 84 Soren Kjeldsen, 87 Soren Hansen, 88 Chris Wood, 90 Anders Hansen, 93 Fredrik Jacobson, 94 David Horsey, 98 Shane Lowry, 100 Danny Willett

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