US Open

Kaymer up to 11 in rankings

2014-06-16 14:25
Martin Kaymer (Getty Images)

London - Martin Kaymer is up to 11th place in the world rankings following his runaway win in the US Open at Pinehurst on Sunday.

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The 29-year-old German led the tournament from start to finish to bag his second major after the 2010 PGA Championship.

A former world number one, Kaymer struggled badly after winning his first major and at one stage he fell out of the world top 60 as he took on board changes to his swing.

Australia's Adam Scott retained the world number one spot ahead of Henrik Stenson of Sweden and Masters champion Bubba Watson.

The highest ranked South African is Charl Schwartzel, who is ranked at No 24. He slipped down one spot after failing to make the cut at the US Open.

Top 20 world rankings:

1 Adam Scott (AUS) 9.24

2 Henrik Stenson (SWE) 8.01

3 Bubba Watson (USA) 7.28

4 Tiger Woods (USA) 7.07

5 Matt Kuchar (USA) 7.06

6 Rory McIlroy (NIR) 6.87

7 Jason Day (AUS) 6.79

8 Sergio Garcia (ESP) 6.08

9 Jordan Spieth (USA) 5.94

10 Justin Rose (ENG) 5.93

11 Martin Kaymer (GER) 5.55

12 Jim Furyk (USA) 5.50

13 Phil Mickelson (USA) 5.43

14 Hideki Matsuyama (JPN) 5.09

15 Dustin Johnson (USA) 5.08

16 Zach Johnson (USA) 5.06

17 Jimmy Walker (USA) 4.38

18 Steve Stricker (USA) 4.35

19 Jason Dufner (USA) 4.26

20 Victor Dubuisson (FRA) 4.21


24 Charl Schwartzel (RSA) 4.04

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