Reed jumps 28 spots in world rankings

 

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Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Patrick Reed earned his second win in six months on the PGA Tour on Sunday and that helped him jump 28 spots in this week's world golf ranking.

Reed moved to No. 41 in the new rankings and is on pace to make his first appearance in the World Golf Championship - Accenture Match Play Championship in five weeks.

Tiger Woods remained the top-ranked player and he was again followed by Adam Scott and Henrik Stenson.

Phil Mickelson, who shared second place with Rory McIlroy in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, inched up one to fourth. That move bumped Justin Rose down one to fifth.

Zach Johnson held steady at No. 6 and was trailed by McIlroy, Matt Kuchar and Steve Stricker. Jason Day and Sergio Garcia exchanged places, with Day moving up one to 10th.

Ian Poulter, Jason Dufner and Brandt Snedeker remained 12th through 14th. Dustin Johnson jumped two to 15th, while Graeme McDowell and Jordan Spieth were down one each to 16 and 17.

Charl Schwartzel was 18th again this week. Webb Simpson moved up one to 19th and that pushed Luke Donald down to 20th.

Pablo Larrazabal won the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship on Sunday and that helped the Spaniard soar 50 places to No. 53 in the new rankings.

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