Watson up to 4th in world rankings

 22 Feb 2016 - 14:56

Watson up to 4th in world rankings
Bubba Watson lines up a putt on the 18th hole during the final round of the Northern Trust Open at Riviera Country Club on February 21, 2016 in Pacific Palisades, California. (AFP/Harry How/Getty Images)

 

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) 11.6548 pts

2. Jason Day (AUS) 9.8387

3. Rory McIlroy (NIR) 9.7128

4. Bubba Watson (USA) 8.3048 (+2)

5. Rickie Fowler (USA) 7.9889 (-1)

6. Henrik Stenson (SWE) 7.2241 (-1)

7. Justin Rose (ENG) 6.3622

8. Dustin Johnson (USA) 6.0074

9. Patrick Reed (USA) 5.0117

10. Branden Grace (RSA) 4.7380

11. Hideki Matsuyama (JPN) 4.6181 (+1)

12. Jim Furyk (USA) 4.6106 (-1)

13. Adam Scott (AUS) 4.4781 (+6)

14. Danny Willett (ENG) 4.3295 (-1)

15. Brandt Snedeker (USA) 4.2005 (-1)

16. Zach Johnson (USA) 4.0795 (-1)

17. Brooks Koepka (USA) 4.0046 (-1)

18. Kevin Kisner (USA) 3.9495 (-1)

19. Sergio Garcia (ESP) 3.9071 (-1)

20. Phil Mickelson (USA) 3.6430

AFP