Tiger Vijay Phil Still 1-2-3 in Rankings


Robert Gamez won the Texas Open on Sunday snapping a massive drought and in doing so moved up 113 places to No. 148 in this week's Official World Golf Rankings.
Gamez went 394 events without a victory until yesterday. The 15 years and six months between wins was the longest stretch in PGA Tour history. Butch Baird held the previous record of 15 years and five months (May 1961-October 1976).
Outside of Gamez' big jump, there was little movement in the top-20 in the world. That is due impart to the fact that there was a pair of team, match- play events this past weekend, The Presidents Cup and the Seve Trophy.
Tiger Woods maintained his large lead at the top of the world rankings despite his singles loss to Retief Goosen in The Presidents Cup. Woods was followed by Vijay Singh, Phil Mickelson, Ernie Els and Goosen.
Sergio Garcia held on to the sixth spot while Adam Scott, Chris DiMarco and Jim Furyk followed again.
The first change came in the 10th spot as Angel Cabrera moved to 10, while Kenny Perry slipped to 11th. David Toms and Padraig Harrington exchanged slots as well with Toms now 12th and the Irishman sliding to 13th.
Luke Donald and Michael Campbell held steady at 14 and 15 respectively. Darren Clarke moved up one to 16 as Davis Love III dropped one notch to 17. Tim Clark and David Howell kept their 18th and 19th positions from one week ago.
Thomas Bjorn inched back into the top-20 at 20th this week and Fred Couples dropped to 21st despite his heroics at The Presidents Cup.
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  • Current World Rankings