Green Climbs to 63rd in World Rankings


Richard Green won the Mastercard Masters in Australia last weekend and that helped him climb 18 spots in this week's Official World Golf Rankings. Green moved to No. 63 in the world.
Richard GreenWith just one event counting towards the world rankings this past weekend, there was little movement in the top-20.
Vijay Singh maintained the top spot, with Tiger Woods staying put at No. 2. Woods claimed the title at his own event, the Target World Challenge, but the event did not award world ranking points.
Following Woods, Ernie Els held on to the third spot and was followed by U.S. Open champion Retief Goosen and Masters winner Phil Mickelson.
The remainder of the top-10 did not change from a week ago with Irishman Padraig Harrington holding steady at No. 6 with Davis Love III, Mike Weir, Sergio Garcia and Stewart Cink following in the seventh through 10th slots.
Adam Scott held steady at 11. Miguel Angel Jimenez, who won five times in the 2004 calendar year, stayed 12th and was followed by Stuart Appleby, Darren Clarke, Chris DiMarco and British Open champion Todd Hamilton.
Stephen Ames climbed from 20th to 17th in this week's rankings. Chad Campbell, the 2003 Tour Championship winner, moved up one rung to 18th.
Kenny Perry slipped one spot to No. 19, while David Toms inched up one slot to 20th in the world. Jim Furyk, the 2003 U.S. Open champion, tumbled four spaces to 21st in this week's rankings.