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OWGR Snapshot: Moore Climbs Into Top 50

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

In this week’s Official World Golf Ranking:

Jordan Spieth (US) holds the No. 1 spot for the 19th consecutive week, building still on the longest streak of his career. He is tied with Seve Ballesteros (Nov. 13, 1988 to March 25, 1989) for the 17th-longest streak since the ranking began in 1986.

Spieth also had three previous short stints as the top player in the world in 2015, and has been No. 1 for a total of 25 weeks in his career. It is the 10th highest total weeks spent at No. 1.

New in the Top 50

No. 45 Ryan Moore (US), up 16 spots from No. 61

Out of the Top 50

No. 51 Anirban Lahiri (INDIA), down from No. 50

Reaching (maintaining) a personal Top-50 high point

No. 1 Spieth (US)

No. 11 Danny Willett (ENG)

Also rising

No. 16 Louis Oosthuizen (S.AFR.), up two spots from No. 18

No. 21 Charl Schwartzel (S.SFR.), up 11 spots from No. 32

No. 31 Bill Haas (US), up 12 spots from No. 43

No. 45 Moore

No. 56 Thomas Pieters (BEL), up 10 spots from No. 66

No. 58 Jason Dufner (US), up four spots from No. 62

No. 79 Scott Hend (AUS), up 43 spots from No. 122

No. 98 Chez Reavie (US), up 10 spots from No. 108

No. 134 Graham DeLaet (CAN), up 36 spots from No. 170

No. 143 Peter Uihlein (US), up 19 spots from No. 162

Trending downward

No. 30 Byeong Hun An (S.KOR.), down three spots from No. 33

No. 44 Billy Horschel (US), down three spots from No. 41

Notable anniversaries

No. 15 Jim Furyk (US), four years in the Top 50

Top 50 scorecard, by nation

22-United States


3-Australia, South Africa

2-Sweden, Thailand

1-Northern Ireland, Spain, Japan, Ireland, South Korea, Scotland, New Zealand, Argentina, Austria, France, Germany, Denmark

Happy Birthday …

… to 1968 Masters winner Bob Goalby, an 11-time PGA Tour winner, who turned 87 on Monday

… to 1963 Open Championship winner Bob Charles, who turned 80 on Monday

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