PGA Tour

Bubba moves up in world rankings

Bubba Watson (File)
Bubba Watson (File)

London - Bubba Watson's win on Sunday in the Northern Trust Open in California has allowed him to rise to fourth in the world rankings, moving ahead of fellow American Rickie Fowler.

The top three places remain the same despite number one Jordan Spieth missing the cut at Riviera and Rory McIlroy misfiring in the final round.

The biggest mover in the top 20 was Australian Adam Scott who climbs six places to 13th following his tied for second place finish in the Northern Trust tournament.

1. Jordan Spieth (USA) 11.65

2. Jason Day (AUS) 9.84

3. Rory McIlroy (NIR) 9.71

4. Bubba Watson (USA) 8.30

5. Rickie Fowler (USA) 7.99

6. Henrik Stenson (SWE) 7.22

7. Justin Rose (ENG) 6.36

8. Dustin Johnson (USA) 6.01

9. Patrick Reed (USA) 5.01

10. Branden Grace (RSA) 4.74

11. Hideki Matsuyama (JPN) 4.62)

12. Jim Furyk (USA) 4.61

13. Adam Scott (AUS) 4.48

14. Danny Willett (ENG) 4.33

15. Brandt Snedeker (USA) 4.20

16. Zach Johnson (USA) 4.08

17. Brooks Koepka (USA) 4.00

18. Kevin Kisner (USA) 3.95

19. Sergio Garcia (ESP) 3.91)

20. Phil Mickelson (USA) 3.64

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