Jimenez and Donald move up

  • Last Updated: November 19 2012, 9:39 GMT

Miguel Angel Jimenez jumped from 98th to 59th in the world after becoming the European Tour's oldest champion with victory at the Hong Kong Open.

Miguel Angel Jimenez: Hong Kong Open victory
Miguel Angel Jimenez: Hong Kong Open victory

Luke Donald's win at the Dunlop Phoenix tournament in Japan takes him back to second on the rankings ahead of Tiger Woods, while Henrik's Stenson's first title for three and a half years at the South African Open improves his position from 113th to 71st.

Latest leading positions in the world golf rankings: 1 Rory McIlroy 12.59pts, 2 Luke Donald 9.06, 3 Tiger Woods 9.00, 4 Lee Westwood 6.60, 5 Adam Scott 6.59, 6 Louis Oosthuizen 6.15, 7 Justin Rose 6.08, 8 Jason Dufner 5.83, 9 Webb Simpson 5.71, 10 Brandt Snedeker 5.64

11 Bubba Watson 5.49, 12 Phil Mickelson 5.21, 13 Ian Poulter 5.16, 14 Steve Stricker 5.08, 15 Keegan Bradley 4.98, 16 Nick Watney 4.94, 17 Matt Kuchar 4.88, 18 Dustin Johnson 4.81, 19 Peter Hanson 4.77, 20 Ernie Els 4.69

Other leading Europeans: 22 Sergio Garcia, 24 Graeme McDowell, 27 Paul Lawrie, 29 Francesco Molinari, 30 Martin Kaymer, 31 Carl Pettersson, 33 Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano, 35 Nicolas Colsaerts, 43 Matteo Manassero, 44 Thomas Bjorn, 45 David Lynn, 48 Jamie Donaldson, 50 Fredrik Jacobson, 52 Alexander Noren, 53 Rafael Cabrera Bello, 54 Thorbjorn Olesen, 55 Martin Laird, 56 Richie Ramsay, 57 Shane Lowry, 59 Miguel Angel Jimenez, 60 Marcel Siem, 64 Anders Hansen, 66 Padraig Harrington, 67 Bernd Wiesberger, 68 Simon Dyson, 71 Henrik Stenson, 74 Jonas Blixt, 79 Alvaro Quiros, 80 Pablo Larrazabal, 93 Ross Fisher, 95 Fredrik Andersson Hed, 96 Danny Willett, 99 Robert Rock


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