Donald back to No. 1 in world rankings
Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Luke Donald's victory Sunday at the BMW PGA Championship on the European Tour got the Englishman back to No. 1 in the world rankings.
This is the fourth time Donald is No. 1 and he first claimed that spot with his win last year at the very same event.
Rory McIlroy fell down to No. 2, followed by Lee Westwood, Bubba Watson and Matt Kuchar.
Justin Rose tied for second at the BMW PGA and rose four to sixth. Hunter Mahan fell a spot to No. 7 and the world's hottest player, Jason Dufner, climbed six to eighth after his runner-up at Colonial.
Tiger Woods and Steve Stricker, both down two this week, rounded out the top 10.
Martin Kaymer remained in 11th, but Phil Mickelson fell three to No. 12. Webb Simpson slid one to 13th and Louis Oosthuizen inched up one to 14th. Adam Scott slid two to 15th.
Charl Schwartzel held on to No. 16, followed by Colonial winner Zach Johnson, who shot up 10 places thanks to the victory. Jason Day fell one, Rickie Fowler moved up one and Dustin Johnson, who will return from injury this week at Memorial, also slipped one.