Golf: Day holds on to world rankings summit

Australian Jason Day in the World Golf Championship-Dell Match Play in Austin, Texas.
Australian Jason Day in the World Golf Championship-Dell Match Play in Austin, Texas. PHOTO: USA TODAY SPORTS

PARIS (AFP) - Jason Day, who replaced Jordan Spieth at the top of golf's world rankings last week, held on to his number one spot in the latest table published on Monday.

The only two climbers in the top ten were Henrik Stenson, up one to sixth after his second in the Shell Houston Open, and Dustin Johnson.

The American, third in Houston, moved up one rung to eighth.

World top 20

1. Jason Day (AUS) 12.37 pts

2. Jordan Spieth (USA) 11.00

3. Rory McIlroy (NIR) 9.35

4. Bubba Watson (USA) 8.53

5. Rickie Fowler (USA) 7.87

6. Henrik Stenson (SWE) 7.71 (+1)

7. Adam Scott (AUS) 7.17 (-1)

8. Dustin Johnson (USA) 6.37 (+1)

9. Justin Rose (ENG) 5.95 (-1)

10. Patrick Reed (USA) 5.07

11. Louis Oosthuizen (RSA) 4.76

12. Danny Willett (ENG) 4.59

13. Branden Grace (RSA) 4.59

14. Hideki Matsuyama (JPN) 4.51

15. Sergio Garcia (ESP) 4.30

16. Zach Johnson (USA) 4.17

17. Brandt Snedeker (USA) 4.13

18. Phil Mickelson (USA) 4.03 (+2)

19. Brooks Koepka (USA) 4.02 (-1)

20. Char Schwartzel (RSA) 3.92 (+1)