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Biggest movers: Piercy on Ryder Cup radar

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Each week, takes a look at the players who made moves up - and down - the various ranking systems in the world of golf.

Here's a look at this week's Biggest Movers, as Dustin Johnson adds another trophy and Scott Piercy edges closer to Hazeltine:

• Thanks to his second runner-up finish in as many starts, Scott Piercy is officially on the Ryder Cup radar. Piercy jumped seven spots to No. 11 in the latest standings, with the top eight on the final list in September set to qualify automatically.
• The only man to beat Piercy in Akron was Dustin Johnson, who with the win passed Jordan Spieth for both No. 2 in the world and No. 1 in the American Ryder Cup standings.
• Greg Chalmers' breakthrough PGA Tour win at the Barracuda after 386 starts helped the Aussie jump 259 spots to No. 230 in the world.
• Matt Kuchar's T-3 finish at Firestone moved him up three spots to No. 7 in the Ryder Cup race, knocking Rickie Fowler to No. 9 and outside the bubble for automatic qualifying.
• Thongchai Jaidee is up to No. 37 in the world, a rise of 20 spots after the 46-year-old Thai captured the Open de France on the European Tour.
• Hideto Tanihara's win at the Nagashima Invitational moved him to No. 84 in the world and into position to qualify for the Olympics, representing Japan.
• While Yuta Ikeda was passed by Tanihara in the world rankings, he's still in line to make it to Rio by virtue of countryman Hideki Matsuyama's decision to withdraw
• Gary Woodland's runner-up finish in Reno bumped him nine spots to No. 56 in the world, his highest ranking since November.
• Chinese Taipei's Lin Wen-Tang finished T-5 on the Asian Tour, moving up 26 spots to No. 335 in the world. That put him within five spots of Mexico's Rodolfo Cazaubon, who currently holds the 60th and final projected Olympic berth.