Little change in the world ranking as Garcia cracks top 20
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Little change in the world ranking as Garcia cracks top 20


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After winning on the PGA Tour for the first time in four years, Sergio Garcia is again in the top 20 in the Official World Golf Ranking.

By winning the Wyndham Championship on Monday, Garcia jumped a dozen spots to No. 17 in the ranking. His all-time best in second.

The win is Garcia's third in the last year. He won in consecutive weeks in Spain on the European Tour last season.



Bud Cauley, who finished third at Sedgefield, jumped to 64th from 96th. Runner-up Tim Clark gained 60 spots to 90th.


Rory McIlroy remains No. 1., sitting .81 points ahead of No. 2 Luke Donald. Tiger Woods is third, nearly a full point behind Donald.

Rounding out the top 10 are: Lee Westwood, Webb Simpson, Adam Scott, Bubba Watson (was eighth), Justin Rose (was seventh), Jason Dufner and Steve Stricker.

 

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