OWGR: Woods remains No. 1; Watson to 4th

Tiger Woods during a 2012 news conference at Augusta National.

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Despite talk that he could lose his No. 1 ranking following the Masters, Tiger Woods remained in the top spot of the Official World Golf Ranking Sunday.

With 8.8665 points, Woods, who did not play at Augusta National after undergoing back surgery, is still 0.5837 points ahead of second-ranked Adam Scott, who tied for 14th in his Masters title defense.

Sunday's winner of the green jacket, Bubba Watson, who also won the tournament in 2012, jumped to fourth, improving eight spots from a week ago. Jordan Spieth, the runner-up along with Jonas Blixt, cracked the top 10 for the first time in his career, moving from 13th to ninth. Blixt went from 56th to 33rd.

Here's how the top 10 looks now (points are rounded to nearest hundredth):

  1. Tiger Woods . . . 8.87
  2. Adam Scott . . . 8.28
  3. Henrik Stenson . . . 8.12
  4. Bubba Watson . . . 7.30
  5. Jason Day . . . 6.86
  6. Matt Kuchar . . . 6.42
  7. Sergio Garcia . . . 6.08
  8. Phil Mickelson . . . 6.07
  9. Jordan Spieth . . . 6.02
  10. Rory McIlroy . . . 6.00

As for the Golfweek/Sagarin rankings, Adam Scott remained at No. 1 while Tiger Woods is fourth. Watson moved to seventh while Spieth is now 14th.

Here's how the top 10 looks now:

  1. Adam Scott . . . 68.06
  2. Matt Kuchar . . . 68.22
  3. Jason Day . . . 68.23
  4. Tiger Woods . . . 68.24
  5. Sergio Garcia . . . 68.29
  6. Steve Stricker . . . 68.33
  7. Bubba Watson . . . 68.42
  8. Zach Johnson . . . 68.55
  9. Webb Simpson . . . 68.68
  10. Hunter Mahan . . . 68.73
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