Golf

Donald stays as world No 1

2012-07-09 12:52
Luke Donald (Gallo)

London - Luke Donald has retained his world No 1 spot ahead of the year's third major, the British Open, which starts at Royal Lytham on July 19.

The Englishman, who defends his Scottish Open crown at Castle Stuart near Aberdeen this week, stays narrowly ahead of Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland with Lee Westwood of England in third place.

Tiger Woods stays at number four leading a list of six Americans in the top 10.

Top 10 in the latest world rankings:

1. Luke Donald (ENG) 9.83pts
2. Rory McIlroy (NIR) 8.68
3. Lee Westwood (ENG) 8.11
4. Tiger Woods (USA) 7.73
5. Webb Simpson (USA) 6.61
6. Bubba Watson (USA) 6.20
7. Jason Dufner (USA) 5.76
8. Matt Kuchar (USA) 5.73
9. Justin Rose (ENG) 5.61
10. Hunter Mahan (USA) 5.29
11. Graeme McDowell (NIR) 5.12
12. Adam Scott (AUS) 5.06
13. Steve Stricker (USA) 4.77
14. Martin Kaymer (GER) 4.70
15. Dustin Johnson (USA) 4.66
16. Phil Mickelson (USA) 4.61
17. Zach Johnson (USA) 4.49
18. Charl Schwartzel (RSA) 4.44
19. Rickie Fowler (USA) 4.40
20. Louis Oosthuizen (RSA) 4.39

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