PGA Tour

Day strengthens rankings lead

Jason Day (File)
Jason Day (File)

Paris - Jason Day's win at the US PGA Players Championship on Sunday allowed the Australian to strengthen his lead in the world rankings from Jordan Spieth.

Spieth missed the cut at Sawgrass while world number three Rory McIlroy came in 12th.

There were no changes in the top 10.

Official World Golf Ranking top 20:

1. Jason Day (AUS) 13.37 pts

2. Jordan Spieth (USA) 10.90

3. Rory McIlroy (NIR) 8.83

4. Bubba Watson (USA) 7.86

5. Rickie Fowler (USA) 7.40

6. Henrik Stenson (SWE) 7.06

7. Adam Scott (AUS) 6.87

8. Dustin Johnson (USA) 6.68

9. Danny Willett (ENG) 6.14

10. Justin Rose (ENG) 6.02

11. Branden Grace (RSA) 5.32

12. Patrick Reed (USA) 5.11

13. Louis Oosthuizen (RSA) 4.98

14. Hideki Matsuyama (JPN) 4.73

15. Sergio Garcia (ESP) 4.15

16. Brandt Snedeker (USA) 4.03

17. Phil Mickelson (USA) 3.91

18. Zach Johnson (USA) 3.88

19. Brooks Koepka (USA) 3.76

20. J.B. Holmes (USA) 3.68

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