Majors win gives Bradley big jump in world golf rankings

Keegan Bradley has moved from 108th in the world to 29th thanks to his play-off win at the US PGA Championship in Atlanta.

New US PGA champion, Keegan Bradley, is up from 108th to 29th in the world rankings and joins the list of those now ahead of Tiger Woods, who is now down to 33rd after missing the cut in Atlanta. He was also overtaken by the Dane, Anders Hansen - now a career-best 23rd after his third-place finish - and the 18-year-old Italian, Matteo Manassero.

Latest leading positions in the world golf rankings, from 1-20, are: 1 Luke Donald 10.28pts, 2 Lee Westwood 8.44, 3 Steve Stricker 7.03, 4 Martin Kaymer 6.98, 5 Rory McIlroy 6.91, 6 Phil Mickelson 5.97, 7 Adam Scott 5.80, 8 Jason Day 5.62, 9 Dustin Johnson 5.40, 10 Nick Watney 5.40, 11 Charl Schwartzel 5.29, 12 Matt Kuchar 5.24, 13 Graeme McDowell 4.95, 14 KJ Choi 4.73, 15 Bubba Watson 4.66, 16 Ian Poulter 4.28, 17 Paul Casey 4.26, 18 David Toms 4.16, 19 Robert Karlsson 4.04, 20 Kim Kyung-Tae 3.74. Other Europeans includeFrancesco Molinari at 22.

Published: August 16, 2011 04:00 AM

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