Tiger Woods tied for third behind Bryant, but he needed a solo third finish or better to surpass Vijay Singh as the top player in the rankings. So the Fijian remains No. 1 with Woods close behind at two.
Ernie Els, Phil Mickelson and defending U.S. Open Champion Retief Goosen held on to their spots from one week ago. Sergio Garcia climbed one spot to six, while Chris DiMarco also moved up one to seven.
Adam Scott, the defending champion at this week's Booz Allen Classic, slid two notches to eighth. Padraig Harrington followed at nine with David Toms, Kenny Perry and Luke Donald behind the Irishman.
Angel Cabrera and Stewart Cink exchanged positions from last week with the Argentine moving to 13 and Cink dropping to 14th. Ulsterman Darren Clarke moved up one space to 15, with Canadian Mike Weir sliding to 16th.
Jim Furyk moved up two slots to 17 after tying for eighth at The Memorial. Stuart Appleby and Davis Love III each dropped one, while Miguel Angel Jimenez moved up two spots to 20th after his win at The Celtic Manor Wales Open. Justin Leonard dropped one space to 21st to make room for Jimenez in the top-20.