Garcia Jumps Back into Top-20 in Rankings


World RankingsSpain's Sergio Garcia and Miguel Angel Jimenez used their victories over the weekend to make big jumps in this week's Official World Golf Rankings.
Garcia won the Byron Nelson Classic in a playoff and climbed 21 spots to 17th in the world. Jimenez was victorious at the Asian Open on the European Tour and rose 12 spaces to 35th in this week's rankings.
The top-10 saw very little movement this week. Tiger Woods remained in the top spot for the 250th straight week. He is followed by Vijay Singh, Ernie Els, Davis Love III, Masters champion Phil Mickelson, Mike Weir, reigning U.S. Open champion Jim Furyk, Padraig Harrington and Kenny Perry.
Stuart Appleby and Retief Goosen exchanged positions from a week ago with Appleby claiming the 10th spot and Goosen slipping one to 11th.
Adam Scott and 2003 Tour Championship winner Chad Campbell also flip-flopped positions with Scott coming in 12th and Campbell sliding to 13th.
Ulsterman Darren Clarke remained in the 14th spot. Scott Verplank rose one space to No. 15, while David Toms slid one to 16th. He was followed by Garcia.
Jonathan Kaye dropped one notch to 18th followed by K.J. Choi who remained in the 19th position. Nick Price fell two places to come in 20th this week. Jay Haas fell out of the top-20, dropping one place to 21st.
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