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2010 Power Rankings: Week 33

RK(LW)NAMECOMMENTS
Martin Kaymer1(NR)Martin Kaymer
It’s not a surprise that the steady German won the PGA Championship; it’s just surprising how it happened. The victory was his fourth top-8 finish in his last seven events. He’ll win another major in the next few years.
Rory McIlroy
2(7)
Rory McIlroy
Young Rory was a putt away from joining the PGA playoff, where he’d have likely had the gallery on his side. He’s been on fire lately with finishes of T-3, T-9, T-3 and fourth on his resume since late June.
Louis Oosthuizen
3(1)
Louis Oosthuizen
A missed cut at the PGA Championship dropped him from the top spot this week. The South African was on a roll with three consecutive top-10s (including the Open Championship victory) but cooled off at Whistling Straits.
Bubba Watson
4(NR)
Bubba Watson
There was much debate on where to put Bubba this week. Sure he was in the PGA playoff and won the Travelers back in June, but he’d also missed consecutive cuts in mid-July at the John Deere and Open Championship.
Graeme McDowell
5(3)
Graeme McDowell
The U.S. Open champ had been playing well but was derailed by a missed cut at the PGA Championship. He’ll be the first to tell you that he was disappointed by his performance at Whistling Straits but he’ll be ready for the Ryder Cup.
Lee Westwood
6(2)
Lee Westwood
If you don’t play you can’t stay on these rankings. Westwood is taking another month off for injury and hopes to begin hitting balls a couple weeks before the Ryder Cup. For a span he was the most consistent player in golf.
Jeff Overton
7(4)
Jeff Overton
The Hoosier went off alone in the final round of the PGA Championship and ended 71st. Still, his stretch during the previous four events is unmatched and is easily good enough to keep him on this list. Another U.S. Ryder Cup rookie.
Dustin Johnson
8(NR)
Dustin Johnson
DJ earned plenty of style points for the way he handled his PGA Championship blunder. He booted the U.S. Open but still tied for eighth, tied for 14th at the Open Championship and sadly tied for fifth at the PGA. The game owes him one.
Hunter Mahan
9(6)
Hunter Mahan
Collected an unspectacular T-39 at the PGA Championship on the heels of his impressive victory at the WGC-Bridgestone. But still, marrying a former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader and earning a spot on the U.S. Ryder Cup are quite the feats.
Steve Stricker
10(10)
Steve Stricker
The Wisconsinite had the gallery watching his every move at the Cheesehead Open but he never got his putter working and tied for 18th. He’ll be a factor in the FedEx Cup Playoffs and will likely pair with Tiger Woods at the Ryder Cup.

Note: This list is compiled from rankings submitted by members of GolfChannel.com's editorial team and a ranking of average World Ranking points compiled per event over the past three months.