OWGR: Hunter Mahan climbs after Barclays win

Hunter Mahan jumped into the top 20 of the OWGR after his win at The Barclays.
Hunter Mahan jumped into the top 20 of the OWGR after his win at The Barclays. ( Associated Press )

Monday, August 25, 2014

Hunter Mahan's win at The Barclays Sunday propelled him into the top 20 of the Official World Golf Ranking.

Mahan, who fired a 14 under to win at the first leg of the FedEx Cup Playoffs, moved from No. 42 to 19.

Jason Day hopped two spots near the top of the ranking, landing at No. 7 from his former spot at 9. And Rickie Fowler continued his steady climb, jumping from no. 13 to 11. Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth both dropped one spot, with Tiger moving to 12 and Spieth moving to 13.

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The top 10 players in the OWGR through The Barclays at Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, N.J., as of Aug. 25, with total points and events played:

  1. Rory McIlroy … 555.15/50
  2. Adam Scott … 375.55/41
  3. Henrik Stenson … 416.93/59
  4. Sergio Garcia … 371.05/48
  5. Justin Rose … 372.21/51
  6. Jim Furyk … 320.07/46
  7. Jason Day … 275.09/40
  8. Matt Kuchar … 350.35/53
  9. Bubba Watson … 304.47/47
  10. Phil Mickelson … 290.81/48