McCarron cracks top-100 in latest World Golf Rankings


Scott McCarron, who captured his second BellSouth Classic title this past weekend, vaulted 69 places to 80th in the latest World Golf Rankings. He overcame some top-ranked players to win the tournament in a 36-hole final day.
Tiger Woods remained at the top, as he sets his sights on a second green jacket at the Masters this week.
Phil Mickelson, who struggled to a four-over 149 on the 36-hole Sunday at the BellSouth Classic, held on to second and is followed by last year's runner-up at the Masters, Ernie Els.
Lee Westwood, who may miss the Masters due to the birth of his first child, is fourth followed by the defending champion at Augusta National, Vijay Singh.
Colin Montgomerie , Davis Love III and David Duval maintained their position from last week at sixth, seventh and eighth, respectively.
Darren Clarke moved up one to ninth this week, followed by Hal Sutton, who dropped to 10th. Tom Lehman also climbed one notch to number-11 while Jesper Parnevik fell to 12.
Jim Furyk rose one place to 13th and Mike Weir jumped three spots from last week to 14th after he finished as the runner-up to McCarron in Georgia.
Nick Price dipped two places from 13th to 15th this week followed by Denmark's Thomas Bjorn, who fell one position. Sergio Garcia also moved down one to 17th.
Michael Campbell of New Zealand remained 18th and Padraig Harrington and Stewart Cink switched places from last week with Cink, now occupying the 19th position and Harrington rounding out the top- 20.
Angel Cabrera, the winner on the European Tour this week, moved up nine spots to finish the week 33rd.
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