Kuchar up to fourth in the world rankings

12:19 PM, Jun 3, 2013   |    comments
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Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Matt Kuchar won for the second time this season on the PGA Tour and that victory at the Memorial helped him move to fourth in this week's world golf rankings.

Kuchar climbed five places to fourth, which is a career high ranking for the 34-year-old.

Ahead of him, the top three were unchanged with Tiger Woods followed by Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott.

Kuchar's moved pushed Justin Rose, Brandt Snedeker, Luke Donald, Graeme McDowell and Louis Oosthuizen down one spot apiece and they rank fifth through ninth.

Phil Mickelson and Lee Westwood exchanged spots with Mickelson inching up to 10th. Steve Stricker held steady at No. 12 and he was again followed by Keegan Bradley, Sergio Garcia, Charl Schwartzel and Ian Poulter.

Bubba Watson inched up one to 17th and that pushed Webb Simpson down a notch to 18th. Dustin Johnson and Jason Dufner closed out the top 20 again this week.

Mikko Ilonen won the European Tour event in Sweden and that helped him jump 45 places to No. 69 this week.

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