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QUICK TAKE: Thomas Revels In Rise To No. 1 View More
When Justin Thomas knew he would supplant Dustin Johnson atop the world ranking, he stayed up late enough to see it for himself. (Photo Credit: Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Thomas Revels In Rise To No. 1

DUBLIN, OHIO – In the hours after the Players Championship ended and it became official that Justin Thomas would supplant Dustin Johnson atop the world ranking, he stayed up late enough to see it for himself. Thomas had been flying home to South Florida when he learned that Johnson’s T17…

OWGR Snapshot: Matsuyama Soaring View More
Hideki Matsuyama climbed to No. 13 in this week's OWGR.

OWGR Snapshot: Matsuyama Soaring

In this week’s Official World Golf Ranking: There were notable jumps for last week’s tournament winners, Hideki Matsuyama (JAPAN), Alex Norén (SWE) and Brendan Steele (US). After winning the Japan Open, Matsuyama moved up five spots to No. 13 (a position he last held in April), and got to within…

OWGR Snapshot: Reed’s Career High View More
Patrick Reed did not earn OWGR points for his Ryder Cup wins, but he rose in the world rankings all the same. (Credit: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

OWGR Snapshot: Reed’s Career High

In this week’s Official World Golf Ranking: In the midst of a lull between PGA Tour seasons, the Top 50 saw only minor shifts this week. Patrick Reed (US) moved to No. 7 from No. 8, displacing Bubba Watson (US) in the process. Similarly, Danny Willett (ENG) moved to No….

OWGR Snapshot: Casey Keeps Climbing View More
Paul Casey has a pair of runner-up finishes in consecutive weeks.

OWGR Snapshot: Casey Keeps Climbing

In this week’s Official World Golf Ranking: On the strength of consecutive runner-up finishes at the Deutsche Bank Championship and the BMW Championship, Paul Casey (ENG) jumped back into the top 20 for the first time since January 2012. Casey moved from No. 22 to No. 16, and the six-spot…

OWGR Snapshot: McIlroy Passes Spieth, Stenson View More
Rory McIlroy is climbing in the world rankings again after his Deutsche Bank Championship victory.

OWGR Snapshot: McIlroy Passes Spieth, Stenson

In this week’s Official World Golf Ranking: There was a small amount of volatility in the Top 10 – a victory by Rory McIlroy (N IRL) at the Deutsche Bank Championship raised him from No. 5 to No. 3, leapfrogging Henrik Stenson and Jordan Spieth, while a T5 finish in…