Martin makes a move up the rankings

Pablo Martin’s successful defence of the Alfred Dunhill Championship in South Africa has seen him leap more than 100 places on the world rankings.

Pablo Martin’s successful defence of the Alfred Dunhill Championship in South Africa has seen him leap more than 100 places on the world rankings.

Martin, perhaps still best known for being the first amateur to win a European Tour title three years ago, improves from 286th to 182nd.

Latest leading positions:

1 Lee Westwood 9.31pts

2 Tiger Woods 8.25

3 Martin Kaymer 7.48

4 Phil Mickelson 7.01

5 Jim Furyk 6.44

6 Steve Stricker 6.38

7 Graeme McDowell 6.30

8 Paul Casey 6.13

9 Luke Donald 5.80

10 Ian Poulter 5.73

11 Rory McIlroy 5.69

12 Ernie Els 4.98

13 Matt Kuchar 4.90

14 Dustin Johnson 4.68

15 Francesco Molinari 4.49

16 Robert Karlsson 4.43

17 Retief Goosen 4.21

18 Edoardo Molinari 4.19

19 hunter Mahan 4.19

20 Zach Johnson 3.75

Other leading Europeans:

22 Padraig Harrington

26 Miguel Angel Jimenez

30 Justin Rose

33 Ross Fisher

42 Peter Hanson

48 Alvaro Quiros

50 Martin Laird

51 Henrik Stenson

62 Matteo Manassero

63 Simon Dyson

69 Anders Hansen

71 Rhys Davies

73 Fredrik Andersson Hed

74 Danny Willett

76 Sergio Garcia

77 Brian Davis

83 Soren Kjeldsen

87 Oliver Wilson

88 David Horsey

91 Stephen Gallacher

92 Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano

95 Gregory Bourdy

97 Raphael Jacquelin

98 Jamie Donaldson

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