On Sunday, Matsuyama beat Kevin Na after parring the first extra hole, and also registered his first win in the US. This week, Matsuyama played brilliantly and improved 11 positions to secure the 13th spot.
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Adam Scott retains his No.1 spot, while Henrik Stenson also keeps his 2nd position in the world rankings. Bubba Watson ended up third behind Matsuyama, that moved him two spots up to the No.3 position in the rankings.
Moreover, Tiger Woods and Matt Kuchar, both dropped one place to get the 4th and 5th position respectively. Rory Mcllroy remained at the sixth position. The next to follow him were Jason Day, Sergio Garcia, Justin Rose, Jordan Spieth, Phil Mickelson and Jim Furyk.
Hideki Matsuyama, after improving, moved to the 13th spot, and this pushed down Zach Johnson, Dustin Johnson and Jason Dufner one place each, and they ranked 14th, 15th and 16th respectively.
Steve Stricker also improved two spots and moved to the 17th place, while Luke Donald and Jimmy Walker dropped two notches each to get the 18th and 19th spot respectively. Victor Dubuisson lost in a playoff in Sweden, however, he managed to jump five places to secure the No. 20th spot, this week.
Furthermore, Charl Schwartzel lost one spot, while Graeme McDowell lost four spots, and did not manage to secure a position in the list of top 20 golfers this week. They ranked 21st and 22nd respectively.
Also, Thongchai Jaidee, after winning the Nordea Masters of European Tour, improved 17 spots and was spotted at No. 37 position this week.