Norman Couples Out of Top 100 in World Golf Rankings


Greg Norman, who won $1 million in this weekend's Skins Game, and Fred Couples, two former No. 1 players, are out of the top-100 in this week's World Golf Rankings.
This marks the first week that the two, who dominated the top spot in the early and mid-90s, fell below the 100th spot. Two other notable major winners, Lee Janzen and Mark O'Meara, dipped out of the top-100 earlier in the 2001 season.
Tiger Woods, who was shut out in the Skins Game but won his fourth consecutive Grand Slam of Golf on Wednesday, remained comfortably in first this week.
Phil Mickelson, David Duval and Ernie Els all stayed in their rankings from a week prior.
Sergio Garcia and Davis Love III switched places this week with the young Spaniard rounding out the top-five and the 1997 PGA Champion dropping to sixth.
Vijay Singh and reigning PGA Champion David Toms held on to seventh and eighth, respectively.
U.S. Open champion Retief Goosen jumped three spots to No. 9 while Irishman Padraig Harrington completed the top-10.
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Darren Clarke dipped two notches to 11 followed by Canadian Mike Weir who fell one place to 12th.
Bernhard Langer and Colin Montgomerie remained in 13th and 14th followed by American Ryder Cupper Jim Furyk.
Scott Verplank kept his 16th place with Jose Coceres, Bob Estes and Scott Hoch all staying put in 17th, 18th and 19th, respectively.
Chris DiMarco returned to the top-20 this week as he switched places with Toshi Izawa for the second consecutive week.
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