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McIlroy & Woods Retain Top Two Spots in Latest Rankings


Despite being unceremoniously ousted in the first round by the lowest-ranking players at the recently completed WGC-Accenture World Golf Championship, Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods are still ranked Nos. 1 and 2 in the most recent World Golf Ranking, which came out Monday.

McIlroy still has a solid nearly 200-point lead over Woods. Although he lost to Charles Howell III, Woods somehow gained 52 points on the 23-year-old Northern Irishman.

Former No. 1 Luke Donald is third. The Englishman is followed by Brandt Snedeker - who took the last week off, Louis Oosthuizen, Justin Rose, Adam Scott, Match Play champion Matt Kuchar, Lee Westwood and Ian Poulter in the top-10.

Hunter Mahan, who was seeking to defend his Match Play title but lost to Kuchar in the championship finale, moved up four spots to No. 21.

For all the rankings, visit http://www.officialworldgolfranking.com/rankings/default.sps.