Donald remains atop OWGR as Bradley cracks top 15
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Donald remains atop OWGR as Bradley cracks top 15


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Keegan Bradley's shocking WGC-Bridgestone Invitational victory gave the reigning and defending PGA champion a boost into the top 15 of the Official World Golf Ranking before the season's final major.

Bradley moved up 13 places with his win over Jim Furyk at Firestone C.C., landing at 15th. Furyk moved up six spots from 34th.



Luke Donald continues as the No. 1 player in the world, leading by 1.15 points over Tiger Woods, who finished T-8 in Ohio. Rory McIlroy is third, trailing Woods by just .06 points.

Lee Westwood is fourth, followed in the top 10 by Webb Simpson, Bubba Watson, Adam Scott, Jason Dufner, Matt Kuchar and Justin Rose. Steve Stricker moved up three spots to 11th.

J.J. Henry, who ended a six-year winless drought on the PGA Tour by winning the Reno-Tahoe Open, moved up from 219th to 134th in the world.

Ben Kohles has won his first two professional starts, both on the Web.com Tour, and is now 259th in the world after winning the Cox Classic by three shots.

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