Luke Consolidates as Tiger Tumbles

Luke Donald did not win the Deutsche Financial institution Championship on Monday, but his joint 3rd place finish strengthened his maintain on his range one spot on the Globe Rankings record.

And this in a week when Tiger Woods, the aged, numerous-titled Globe No 1 but not actively playing proper now following missing out on qualifying for the FedEx Cup play-offs, continued his free fall in the direction of an exit from that all critical Prime 50 bubble that stands as a qualifier for most of the golfing world’s greatest tournaments. (Mizuno’s new MP R-twelve wedges)

Tiger tumbled to No 44 this week and as he is not due to perform yet again till October, he could properly come across himself in the 50s prior to the month is out.

The new Environment No one, even now without having a major title, but nonetheless as strong as a rock in every single tournament he playsMizuno’s new MP R-twelve wedges in, has, in the meantime, moved to 10.41 points on the Rankings listing and prolonged hos lead more than fellow Englishman to two.25 points.


Webb Simpson, the increasing younger American star who defeat Donald in Monday’s Deusche Bank Championship, has soared 13 places in the rankings from 37th to a career very best 14th and veteran Thomas Bjorn’s victory at the Omega European Masters in Switzerland, his second on the European Tour in as several weeks, has hoisted the Dane from 59th to 28th.

In other moves at the leading end of the rankings list, reigning US Open champion Rory McIlroy, who completed Mizuno’s new MP R-twelve wedges third driving Bjorn and Kaymer in Switzerland on Sunday, has moved up to a profession high ranking at No four at the rear of Englishmen Donald and Westwood and Germany’s Martin Kaymer at the cost of Steve Stricker.

Stricker continues to head the US existence on the Rankings record with Dustin Johnson, winner of the 1st FedEx Cup perform-off celebration The Barclays, immediately powering him in sixth location, Phil Mickelson in 8th spot and Matt Kuchar 9th.

Australians Jason Day (7th) and Adam Scott (10th) fill the remaining two spots on the Environment Ranking’s Top 10 listing.

The World’s Prime 20 following Tuesday’s update are:

one Luke Donald 10.41
two Lee Westwood eight.sixteen
3 Martin Kaymer seven.03
four Rory McIlroy 6.88
5 Steve Stricker 6.84
six Dustin Johnson six.seventy five
7 Jason Day 6.09
eight Phil Mickelson five.84
9 Matt Kuchar 5.84
ten Adam Scott 5.83

11 Nick Watney 5.36
12 Charl Schwartzel five.11
13 Graeme McDowell 4.75
14 Webb Simpson four.67
fifteen Bubba Watson 4.66
16 KJ Choi four.58
17 David Toms four.07
eighteen Ian Poulter 4.02
19 Paul Casey 3.93
twenty Robert Karlsson three.86