Biggest Movers: Vegas up more than 100 spots in OWGR


Each week, takes a look at the players who made moves up - and down - the various ranking systems in the world of golf.

Here's a look at this week's Biggest Movers, as Jhonattan Vegas makes a move after his first win in more than five years. Click here for updated world rankings:

• Vegas jumped more than 100 spots in the Official World Golf Ranking after his one-shot win at the RBC Canadian Open, moving from No. 203 to No. 86.

• It was Vegas' first win since the 2011 CareerBuilder Challenge, and this marks his highest OWGR rank since he was No. 85 in April 2011.

• After a T-2 finish in just his fourth start as a pro, Jon Rahm rose from No. 278 to No. 142 in the latest world rankings.

• Brandt Snedeker's T-5 finish in Canada moved him up two spots to No. 6 in the U.S. Ryder Cup standings, past Bubba Watson and Brooks Koepka.

Matt Kuchar finished T-9, good enough to move from No. 9 to No. 8 in Ryder Cup points, the last automatic spot. Koepka is now down to No. 9 and officially on the outside looking in.

• A runner-up in Ontario both secured a card next season for Martin Laird and moved the Scot up 88 spots to No. 134 in the world.

Ricky Barnes wasn't able to earn his first win in his 231st PGA Tour start, but a T-5 finish still helped him jump 54 spots to No. 179 in the latest rankings.

• Nicholas Lindheim's first career Tour win at the Utah Championship moved him up more than 200 spots to No. 280 in the world, the highest ranking of his career.