PGA Tour

Schwartzel, Oosthuizen move up rankings

Charl Schwartzel (Supplied)
Charl Schwartzel (Supplied)

Paris - South Africa's Charl Schwartzel, winner of the US PGA Valspar Championship at the weekend, has moved up eleven spots in the latest world golf rankings released on Monday.

Schwartzel remains just outside the top 20 in 21st position with countryman Louis Oosthuizen, seventh in the Miami tournament, advancing two places to 16th.

American Jordan Spieth leads the rankings ahead of Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy and Australia's Jason Day with the top 15 remaining unchanged.

American Bill Haas, beaten by Schwartzel in the first playoff hole at the Valspar Championship, moves up 12 places to 31st.

1. Jordan Spieth (USA) 11.2543 pts

2. Rory McIlroy (NIR) 9.6502

3. Jason Day (AUS) 9.4833

4. Bubba Watson (USA) 8.8795

5. Rickie Fowler (USA) 8.0611

6. Adam Scott (AUS) 7.3884

7. Henrik Stenson (SWE) 7.0220

8. Justin Rose (ENG) 6.0996

9. Dustin Johnson (USA) 5.9030

10. Patrick Reed (USA) 4.9738

11. Danny Willett (ENG) 4.7145

12. Branden Grace (RSA) 4.6792

13. Sergio Garcia (ESP) 4.5830

14. Hideki Matsuyama (JPN) 4.4530

15. Jim Furyk (USA) 4.2473

16. Louis Osthuizen (RSA) 4.1116 (+2)

17. Brandt Snedeker (USA) 4.0617 (-1)

18. Phil Mickelson (USA) 3.9663 (-1)

19. Brooks Koepka (USA) 3.9358

20. Zach Johnson (USA) 3.9246

21. Carl Schwartzel (RSA) 3.8834 (+11)

Selected:

31. Bill Haas (USA) 3,1050 (+12)

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