Dustin Johnson leads World Golf Ranking, Rickie Fowler 7th
US golfer Dustin Johnson watches his tee shot on the 12th hole during Four Ball competition at the 2017 Presidents Cup between the US team and the International team at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA, Sept. 30, 2017. EPA-EFE FILE/ANDREW GOMBERT
US golfer Rickie Fowler participates at the PGA's OHL Classic at Mayakoba during the third day of the contest in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico, Nov. 12, 2017. EPA-EFE FILE/Alonso Cupu
Madrid, Dec 4 (efe-epa).- United States golfer Dustin Johnson continued to lead the World Golf Ranking released on Monday with 11 points, while his compatriot Rickie Fowler jumped to the seventh spot.
Fowler, who was placed ninth in last week's rankings, advanced after winning the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas on Sunday.
Additionally, US golfers Jordan Speith, Justin Thomas, and Brooks Koepka came second, third, and eighth, respectively.
Spain's Jon Rahm came fourth, ahead of Japan's Hideki Matsuyama.
Further down the rankings, Spaniard Sergio Garcia came 11th, while compatriot Rafael Cabrera-Bello remained in the 20th spot.
The current golf rankings and points are as follows:
1. Dustin Johnson (USA) 11.00
2. Jordan Spieth (USA) 9.67
3. Justin Thomas (USA) 8.81
4. Jon Rahm (Spain) 8.45
5. Hideki Matsuyama (Japan) 8.34
6. Justin Rose (England) 7.63
7. Rickie Fowler (USA) 6.08
8. Brooks Koepka (USA) 6.56
9. Henrik Stenson (Sweden) 6.26
10. Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland) 6.18.