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Tiger closes in on golf's top three

Comments(0) 7/2/12
Tiger Woods remains fourth on the world rankings released on Monday after his third win of the season at the AT&T National, but has closed the gap on top three Luke Donald, Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood.

Welshman Jamie Donaldson, meanwhile, moves from 116th to a career-high 63rd after his maiden European Tour victory at the Irish Open.

World top 20:

1. Luke Donald (ENG) 9.80pts

2. Rory McIlroy (NIR) 8.66

3. Lee Westwood (ENG) 8.21

4. Tiger Woods (USA) 7.82

5. Webb Simpson (USA) 6.55

6. Bubba Watson (USA) 6.30

7. Matt Kuchar (USA) 5.82

8. Jason Dufner (USA) 5.70

9. Justin Rose (ENG) 5.55

10. Hunter Mahan (USA) 5.36

11. Graeme McDowell (NIR) 5.15

12. Adam Scott (AUS) 5.03

13. Steve Stricker (USA) 4.93

14. Martin Kaymer (GER) 4.82

15. Phil Mickelson (USA) 4.78

16. Dustin Johnson (USA) 4.72

17. Zach Johnson (USA) 4.54

18. Charl Schwartzel (RSA) 4.52

19. Rickie Fowler (USA) 4.45

20. Louis Oosthuizen (RSA) 4.44

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