PGA Tour

Rose up to sixth in rankings

 Justin Rose (AFP)
Justin Rose (AFP)

Paris - Justin Rose leapfrogged ahead of Ryder Cup teammate Rory McIlroy to take sixth place in the world golf rankings on Monday.

The Englishman, last year's US Open champion, tied for eighth on Sunday at Palm Harbour in the USPGA Valspar Championship tournament.

Tiger Woods, who was inactive, stayed top of the rankings with Adam Scott and Henrik Stenson, both of whom were also idle, in close pursuit.

The tour moves on this week to the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill where Woods is the defending champion.

Official world rankings (top 20):

1. Tiger Woods (USA) 9.70

2. Adam Scott (AUS) 8.34

3. Henrik Stenson (SWE) 8.22

4. Jason Day (AUS) 7.03

5. Phil Mickelson (USA) 6.39

6. Justin Rose (ENG) 6.25

7. Rory McIlroy (NIR) 6.19

8. Dustin Johnson (USA) 5.97

9. Sergio Garcia (ESP) 5.96

10. Zach Johnson (USA) 5.90

11. Matt Kuchar (USA) 5.55

12. Bubba Watson (USA) 5.41

13. Jordan Spieth (USA) 5.30

14. Steve Stricker (USA) 4.71

15. Graeme McDowell (NIR) 4.70

16. Jason Dufner (USA) 4.58

17. Charl Schwartzel (RSA) 4.57

18. Ian Poulter (ENG) 4.32

19. Brandt Snedeker (USA) 4.20

20. Patrick Reed (USA) 4.13


loading... Live
England 0
Pakistan 171/4 (68.4 ov)
loading... Live
England 0
Pakistan 171/4 (68.4 ov)
Voting Booth
What is your favourite sport to watch on TV?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Rugby
44% - 5651 votes
Cricket
11% - 1400 votes
Football
19% - 2366 votes
Athletics
2% - 289 votes
Boxing
1% - 111 votes
Cycling
2% - 286 votes
Golf
5% - 626 votes
Motorsport
8% - 1008 votes
Tennis
3% - 400 votes
Water sports
1% - 111 votes
American sports
1% - 123 votes
MMA / WWE / UFC
3% - 365 votes
Vote