OWGR Snapshot: Dufner Rises 60 Spots

Photo Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters. Picture Supplied by Action Images.

 

In this week’s Official World Golf Ranking:


  • Jordan Spieth (US) reached 12 consecutive weeks at No. 1, building on the longest streak of his career.
  • Spieth had three previous short stints as the top player in the world, and has been No. 1 for a total of 18 weeks in his career.

New in the Top 50

  • No. 36 David Lingmerth (SWE), up from No. 52

Out of the Top 50

  • No. 51 Chris Kirk (US), down from No. 50

 

Hitting (matching) a personal Top-50 high point

  • No. 4 Rickie Fowler (US), up from No. 6
  • No. 11 Branden Grace (S.AFR), up from No. 16
  • No. 26 Byeong Hun An (S.KOR), up from No. 29
  • No. 36 David Lingmerth (SWE)

Also rising

  • No. 20 Kevin Na (US), up from No. 23
  • No. 31 Phil Mickelson (US), up from No. 36
  • No. 41 Bill Haas (US), up from No. 45
  • No. 43 Matthew Fitzpatrick (ENG), up from No. 46
  • No. 58 Thomas Pieters (BEL), up from No. 88
  • No. 60 Jason Dufner (US), up from No. 120
  • No. 78 Joost Luiten (NETH), up from No. 87

Also falling

  • No. 45 Anirban Lahiri (IND), down from No. 41
  • No. 83 Luke Donald (ENG), down from No. 78

Notable anniversary

  • No. 32 Bernd Wiesberger (AUSTRIA), one year in the Top 50

Top 50 scorecard, by nation

  • United States 21
  • England 5
  • Australia 3, South Africa 3
  • Sweden 2, Thailand 2
  • Northern Ireland 1, Spain 1, Japan 1, Ireland 1, South Korea 1, Germany 1, Scotland 1, Argentina 1, Austria 1, France 1, India 1, New Zealand 1, Denmark 1, Wales 1

Happy Birthday…

… to three-time major winner Nick Price (PGA Championship in 1992; Open Championship and PGA Championship in 1994) , who turns 59 on Thursday

… to two-time major winner Curtis Strange (U.S. Open in 1988 and 1989), who turns 61 on Saturday

 

go to OWGR website:

http://www.owgr.com/ranking

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