Justin Rose Climbs to Eighth in World Rankings After Sixth PGA Tour Title Win

Updated: 01 July 2014 15:36 IST

Tiger Woods, who missed the cut in Washington on his comeback from back surgery, stayed in fifth place behind two other Americans, Bubba Watson and Matt Kuchar.

Justin Rose Climbs to Eighth in World Rankings After Sixth PGA Tour Title Win
Justin Rose of England poses with the trophy after winning the Quicken Loans National at Congressional Country Club on June 29, 2014 in Bethesda, Maryland. © AFP

London:

Justin Rose is up two places to eighth in the world golf rankings following his win in the Quicken Loans National in Washington on Sunday.

It was the Englishman's first tournament win since he lifted the US Open at Merion a year ago and sets him up for the year's third major, the British Open, at Hoylake from July 17-20.

Australia's Adam Scott retained the top ranking a point clear of Henrik Stenson of Sweden who took second place at the BMW International in Cologne after a playoff.

Tiger Woods, who missed the cut in Washington on his comeback from back surgery, stayed in fifth place behind two other Americans, Bubba Watson and Matt Kuchar.

World top 20 rankings

1. Adam Scott (AUS) 9.16

2. Henrik Stenson (SWE) 8.12

3. Bubba Watson (USA) 7.16

4. Matt Kuchar (USA) 6.92

5. Tiger Woods (USA) 6.71

6. Jason Day (AUS) 6.66

7. Rory McIlroy (NIR) 6.60

8. Justin Rose (ENG) 6.54

9. Sergio Garcia (ESP) 6.33

10. Jordan Spieth (USA) 5.92

11. Jim Furyk (USA) 5.48

12. Martin Kaymer (GER) 5.47

13. Phil Mickelson (USA) 5.21

14. Hideki Matsuyama (JPN) 5.10

15. Dustin Johnson (USA) 4.94

16. Zach Johnson (USA) 4.88

17. Jimmy Walker (USA) 4.27

18. Steve Stricker (USA) 4.18

19. Graeme McDowell (NIR) 4.04

20. Luke Donald (ENG) 4.04

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