Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Tiger Woods won his record-tying eighth
Arnold Palmer Invitational on Monday and that helped him regain the top spot
in this week's world golf rankings.
It was the 11th time Woods moved to the top of the rankings, but was just the
first time since October 2010.
Rory McIlroy dropped to two and Justin Rose improved two spots to No. 3. Luke
Donald and Brandt Snedeker both fell one place to fourth and fifth
respectively. Louis Oosthuizen held steady at No. 6 and was followed again by
Adam Scott, Steve Stricker and Matt Kuchar.
Keegan Bradley shared third behind Woods at Bay Hill and improved four notches
to 10th. His moved pushed Phil Mickelson, Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood and Bubba
Watson down to 11th through 14th.
Charl Schwartzel improved two to 15th, while Graeme McDowell and Sergio Garcia
both slid a pair. Jason Dufner, Webb Simpson and Dustin Johnson closed out the
top 20 again this week.
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