Woods second in world rankings; Canada's DeLaet moves up

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9/10/2012 1:32:42 PM
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Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Rory McIlroy won another PGA Tour Playoffs event Sunday to remain comfortably in first, but Tiger Woods moved up one to second in this week's world rankings.

McIlroy, who has won the PGA Championship, Deutsche Bank Championship and BMW Championship since August, is well ahead, but Woods, who tied for fourth at Crooked Stick slipped past Luke Donald into second. Donald is down to third.

Lee Westwood shared second place on Sunday, but held on to fourth. Adam Scott tied for sixth to inch up one spot to fifth. Webb Simpson fell one to sixth, while Jason Dufner, Bubba Watson and Justin Rose stayed in their spots from last week. Louis Oosthuizen rose one to No. 10.

Graham DeLaet of Weyburn, SK, moved up 11 spots to No. 153 while David Hearn of Brantford, ON, sits at No. 185.

Steve Stricker fell a spot to 11th while Dustin Johnson, who has been top six in all three Playoffs events, climbed two to No. 12. Keegan Bradley and Matt Kuchar both fell a rung to 13th and 14th, respectively. Phil Mickelson returned to the top 20 thanks to a tie for second and is up seven to 15th.

Zach Johnson stayed at No. 16 and Graeme McDowell dipped two to 17th. Sergio Garcia, Brandt Snedeker and Hunter Mahan each slid a spot to round out the top 20.

Tiger Woods (Photo: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)


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