Kim up 53 spots in latest Official World Golf Ranking


Si Woo Kim beat Luke Donald at the Wyndham Championship and moved in front of him in the world rankings, as well.

Kim’s maiden PGA Tour win jumped him 53 spots to No. 62 in the Official World Golf Ranking. Donald is now up 20 spots to 64th, following his runner-up showing. It’s his highest ranking since October.

Hideki Matsuyama, who tied for third in Greensboro, moved up four spots to 16th, while Brett Stegmaier (T-5) jump 74 positions to a career best 219th.

Paul Peterson won the Czech Masters. His first European Tour title vaulted him up 218 spots to No. 180. Runner-up Thomas Pieters crept closer to cracking the top 50, moving seven spots to No. 54.

The top 10 in the world remained the same: Jason Day, Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth, Henrik Stenson, Rory McIlroy, Bubba Watson, Adam Scott, Rickie Fowler, Justin Rose and Danny Willett.

Tiger Woods, who hasn’t played competitively in a year, is down 11 spots to 683rd.