DJ rises to world No. 3 with U.S. Open win

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Break up the Big 3.

Fresh off his first major victory, Dustin Johnson is now occupying his highest-ever spot in the Official World Golf Ranking.

Thanks to his U.S. Open triumph at Oakmont, Dustin Johnson jumped from No. 7 to No. 3 in the world, directly behind Jason Day and Jordan Spieth, and directly ahead of new No. 4 Rory McIlroy.

Sunday's win was DJ's first since the WGC-Cadillac last March but it did extend a streak of nine consecutive PGA Tour season with a victory, the longest active streak on Tour.


Updated Official World Golf Ranking


Separately, Scott Piercy, who tied with Jim Furyk and Shane Lowry for second, vaulted from 67th to 43rd, putting him in line for a invitation to next week's WGC-Bridgestone.

And in perhaps the biggest move of the week, Andrew Landry, whose game finally betrayed him Sunday, did advance to 379th from 624th.

Here is your new OWGR top 10 for the week of June 19: 1. Jason Day, 2. Jordan Spieth, 3. Dustin Johnson, 4. Rory McIlroy, 5. Bubba Watson, 6. Rickie Fowler, 7. Henrik Stenson, 8. Adam Scott, 9. Danny Willett, 10. Justin Rose.

Tiger Woods, who is hosting but not playing this week's Quicken Loans National, dropped 13 spots to 582nd.