Sunday 21 January 2018

Offaly man moves to 74th in world rankings

SHANE Lowry has moved up from 128th to 74th in the world after the Offaly man’s victory at the Portugal Masters, while Swede Jonas Blixt is one place behind him following his first PGA Tour win at the Frys.com Open in California.

Latest leading positions in the world golf rankings:

1 RORY MCILROY 12.51pts, 2 Tiger Woods 9.37, 3 Luke Donald 8.93, 4 Lee Westwood 7.00, 5 Justin Rose 6.27, 6 Adam Scott 6.18, 7 Bubba Watson 6.03, 8 Webb Simpson 5.87, 9 Brandt Snedeker 5.83, 10 Jason Dufner 5.76

11 Steve Stricker 5.54, 12 Louis Oosthuizen 5.48, 13 Matt Kuchar 5.33, 14 Dustin Johnson 5.27, 15 Keegan Bradley 5.25, 16 Zach Johnson 5.10, 17 Phil Mickelson 4.99, 18 GRAEME MCDOWELL 4.66, 19 Sergio Garcia 4.64, 20 Hunter Mahan 4.56

Other leading Europeans: 25 Peter Hanson, 26 Ian Poulter, 29 Paul Lawrie, 30 Francesco Molinari, 32 Carl Pettersson, 33 Martin Kaymer, 35 Nicolas Colsaerts, 36 Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano, 42 David Lynn, 45 Thomas Bjorn, 47 Fredrik Jacobson, 48 Martin Laird, 49 Rafael Cabrera Bello, 51 Jamie Donaldson, 52 Alexander Noren, 54 PADRAIG HARRINGTON, 57 Simon Dyson, 59 Thorbjorn Olesen, 60 Richie Ramsay, 62 Marcel Siem, 64 Anders Hansen, 65 Bernd Wiesberger, 72 Alvaro Quiros, 74 SHANE LOWRY, 75 Jonas Blixt, 77 Pablo Larrazabal, 80 Matteo Manassero, 84 Robert Karlsson, 87 Miguel Angel Jimenez, 89 Robert Rock, 95 Danny Willett, 96 Ross Fisher

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