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Friday 24 November 2017

Golf rankings: Siem a big climber but Donald no 1 and McIlroy no 2

MARCEL Siem goes all the way from 120th to 58th in the world after his French Open victory, but the biggest jumps come across the Atlantic.

By winning the Greenbrier Classic Ted Potter leaps from 218th to 83rd and fellow American Troy Kelly, whom he beat in a play-off, improves from 464th to 167th.



Latest leading positions in the world golf rankings:



1 Luke Donald 9.83pts, 2 Rory McIlroy 8.68, 3 Lee Westwood 8.11, 4 Tiger Woods 7.73, 5 Webb Simpson 6.61, 6 Bubba Watson 6.20, 7 Jason Dufner 5.76, 8 Matt Kuchar 5.73, 9 Justin Rose 5.61, 10 Hunter Mahan 5.29



11 Graeme McDowell 5.12, 12 Adam Scott 5.06, 13 Steve Stricker 4.77, 14 Martin Kaymer 4.70, 15 Dustin Johnson 4.66, 16 Phil Mickelson 4.61, 17 Zach Johnson 4.49, 18 Charl Schwartzel 4.44, 19 Rickie Fowler 4.40, 20 Louis Oosthuizen 4.39



Other leading Europeans:



22 Sergio Garcia, 26 Peter Hanson, 27 Ian Poulter, 28 Francesco Molinari, 31 Paul Lawrie, 35 Nicolas Colsaerts, 36 Martin Laird, 37 Thomas Bjorn, 39 Carl Pettersson, 41 Fredrik Jacobson, 44 Alvaro Quiros, 45 Rafael Cabrera Bello, 47 Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano, 49 Simon Dyson, 52 Robert Karlsson, 55 Anders Hansen, 58 Marcel Siem, 59 Robert Rock, 60 Padraig Harrington, 64 Matteo Manassero, 65 Jamie Donaldson, 72 Paul Casey, 82 Miguel Angel Jimenez, 84 Darren Clarke, 86 Brian Davis, 89 Alexander Noren, 91 Joost Luiten, 93 Pablo Larrazabal, 97 David Lynn

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