Dustin Johnson strikes to No. three in OWGR with Vacationers triumph
Dustin Johnson’s stint exterior the highest 5 within the Official World Golf Rating did not final lengthy.
Johnson started final week’s Vacationers Championship ranked sixth on the earth, the primary time he was exterior the highest 5 since his U.S. Open triumph in 2016. However the veteran shortly rebounded with a one-shot win at TPC River Highlands, his first in additional than a yr and one which vaulted him to No. three within the newest rankings.
Kevin Streelman completed one shot behind Johnson and went from 95th to 51st because of his second runner-up end of the season. Mackenzie Hughes, who made a pair of lengthy birdie putts on the ultimate two holes to snag a tie for third, rose 60 spots to No. 98.
BY Ryan Lavner
— June 28, 2020 at 9:30 AM
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Johnson’s win moved him previous Justin Thomas, Brooks Koepka and Webb Simpson, and it marked considered one of two modifications inside the highest 10. Rory McIlroy stays world No. 1 for one more week, adopted by Jon Rahm, Johnson, Thomas, Koepka and Simpson. Patrick Reed stays at No. 7, adopted by Adam Scott and Patrick Cantlay, whereas Bryson DeChambeau moved up one spot and swapped locations with Xander Schauffele.
Greater than 4 months faraway from his final official begin, Tiger Woods remained No. 14 within the newest rankings.