Furyk Returns to Top-10 in World Ranking


Jim Furyk won the Western Open on Sunday and in the process moved up six spots in this week's Official World Golf Ranking. Furyk, who finished second at last week's Barclays Classic, jumped to No. 8 this week.
Tiger Woods took second at Cog Hill and remained in first, followed by Vijay Singh, Ernie Els, Phil Mickelson and Retief Goosen. Sergio Garcia and Adam Scott held on to their sixth and seventh spots, respectively, from last week.
Padraig Harrington, who drained a long eagle putt to defeat Furyk at Westchester, fell one to ninth while David Toms stayed in 10th.
Chris DiMarco dipped two to No. 11 while Kenny Perry, Davis Love III and Luke Donald all sank one place to accommodate Furyk's move. Angel Cabrera was in 15th for the second week in a row.
Stewart Cink and Darren Clarke held on to 16th and 17th, respectively. Justin Leonard and Stuart Appleby switched places from last week, with the American Leonard coming in 18th and the Australian falling to No. 19. Miguel Angel Jimenez rounded out the top-20.
Kenneth Ferrie won the European Open and flew up 211 places to No. 115.
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