Heritage win vaults Furyk to world No. 5

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With his long-overdue win at the RBC Heritage on Sunday, Jim Furyk jumped from No. 10 to No. 5 in the Official World Golf Ranking.

Considering he hadn't won since the 2010 Tour Championship, Furyk's OWGR position over the last four-and-a-half years has been unusually impressive. The 44-year-old went from fifth in Sept. 2010 to 61st in March 2012 to as high as third last October - without ever winning an event.

Career victory No. 17 now has Furyk leaping over Sergio Garcia, Justin Rose, Adam Scott, Dustin Johnson and Jason Day, who all moved down one spot.

Further down the rankings, Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat moved up to 78th, from 116th, with his playoff victory at the Shenzen International.

One stroke behind Aphibarnrat in China, Tommy Fleetwood (No. 55) cracked next week's WGC-Cadillac Match Play field, bumping Thomas Bjorn (No. 68).

And finally, in our weekly Tiger Woods watch, the inactive former world No. 1 slipped from 101st to 106th, between Daniel Summerhays and Thorbjorn Olesen.

Here is your OWGR top 10 for the week of April 19: 1. Rory McIlroy, 2. Jordan Spieth, 3. Henrik Stenson, 4. Bubba Watson, 5. Furyk, 6. Day, 7. Johnson, 8. Scott, 9. Rose, 10. Garcia.