McDowell moves up world rankings

Graeme McDowell’s victory at the World Challenge in California – his first title since the same event two years ago – has lifted him from 24th to 14th in the world.

McDowell moves up world rankings

Graeme McDowell’s victory at the World Challenge in California – his first title since the same event two years ago – has lifted him from 24th to 14th in the world.

Ryder Cup team-mate Martin Kaymer won the Nedbank Challenge in South Africa and he rises from 32nd to 28th in the latest rankings.

Latest leading positions in the world golf rankings:

1 Rory McIlroy 13.71pts,

2 Luke Donald 9.12,

3 Tiger Woods 9.03,

4 Justin Rose 6.64,

5 Louis Oosthuizen 6.45,

6 Lee Westwood 6.41,

7 Adam Scott 6.40,

8 Jason Dufner 5.63,

9 Brandt Snedeker 5.56,

10 Webb Simpson 5.55

11 Keegan Bradley 5.32,

12 Bubba Watson 5.32,

13 Ian Poulter 5.14,

14 Graeme McDowell 5.06,

15 Phil Mickelson 5.05,

16 Steve Stricker 4.93,

17 Nick Watney 4.86,

18 Peter Hanson 4.82,

19 Matt Kuchar 4.72,

20 Bo Van Pelt 4.66

Other leading Europeans:

22 Sergio Garcia,

28 Martin Kaymer,

29 Paul Lawrie,

31 Francesco Molinari,

32 Carl Pettersson,

33 Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano,

35 Nicolas Colsaerts,

44 Thomas Bjorn,

45 Matteo Manassero,

46 David Lynn,

48 Jamie Donaldson,

50 Thorbjorn Olesen,

51 Alexander Noren,

52 Miguel Angel Jimenez,

53 Richie Ramsay,

54 Rafael Cabrera Bello,

55 Fredrik Jacobson,

56 Shane Lowry,

59 Padraig Harrington,

60 Henrik Stenson,

61 Anders Hansen,

62 Marcel Siem,

63 Martin Laird,

67 Bernd Wiesberger,

69 Simon Dyson,

75 Jonas Blixt,

80 Pablo Larrazabal,

81 Alvaro Quiros,

87 Fredrik Andersson Hed,

92 Stephen Gallacher,

93 Ross Fisher,

95 Danny Willett,

97 Robert Rock

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