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Snedeker up to No. 12 after Farmers win

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Brandt Snedeker rose to No. 12 in the world rankings following his come-from-behind victory at the Farmers Insurance Open.

Snedeker sweated out a Monday finish without hitting a single shot, having completed his final round in blustery conditions on Sunday. He ended up one shot clear of K.J. Choi for his eighth career PGA Tour win and second Farmers title.

As a result, Snedeker jumped 12 spots to No. 12 in the latest rankings, his highest standing since December 2013. He began the year ranked No. 49 but continued his steady climb up the rankings after a T-3 finish at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions and a playoff loss at the Sony Open.

Choi jumped nearly 200 spots to No. 137 after his runner-up finish in San Diego, while Kevin Streelman moved up 47 spots to No. 101 after finishing third.

Jimmy Walker began Monday's re-start with a one-shot lead, but fell back into a tie for fourth. That result was still good enough to move Walker up four spots to No. 23, one position ahead of J.B. Holmes who finished T-6.

There were two changes among the top 10, as Rory McIlroy overtook Jason Day for the No. 2 spot behind Jordan Spieth. McIlroy is set to defend his title this week at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic, while Day missed the cut at Torrey Pines after battling the flu. Patrick Reed also moved up one spot to No. 9, ahead of an idle Jim Furyk despite Reed's mid-tournament withdrawal in San Diego.

Rickie Fowler and Bubba Watson round out the top five, followed by Henrik Stenson, Justin Rose, Dustin Johnson, Reed and Furyk. Branden Grace remained world No. 11 despite successfully defending his title at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters.

Still sidelined since August because of a back injury, Tiger Woods dropped 10 more spots to No. 436.