Match Play win lifts Kuchar

  • Last Updated: February 25 2013, 15:23 GMT

Matt Kuchar improved from 23rd to eighth in the world with his victory at the Accenture Match Play Championship in Arizona.

Matt Kuchar: Up to eighth in the world rankings
Matt Kuchar: Up to eighth in the world rankings

Losing semi-finalist Ian Poulter is up from 13th to 10th.

Latest leading positions in the world golf rankings:

1 Rory McIlroy 11.66pts, 2 Tiger Woods 8.83, 3 Luke Donald 7.25, 4 Brandt Snedeker 6.74, 5 Louis Oosthuizen 6.35, 6 Justin Rose 6.32, 7 Adam Scott 5.58, 8 Matt Kuchar 5.45, 9 Lee Westwood 5.37, 10 Ian Poulter 5.23.

11 Bubba Watson 5.18, 12 Phil Mickelson 5.15, 13 Steve Stricker 5.02, 14 Charl Schwartzel 4.97, 15 Jason Dufner 4.93, 16 Webb Simpson 4.81, 17 Sergio Garcia 4.77, 18 Keegan Bradley 4.75, 19 Graeme McDowell 4.58, 20 Dustin Johnson 4.56.

Other leading Europeans: 22 Peter Hanson, 28 Martin Kaymer, 31 Jamie Donaldson, 32 Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano, 33 Paul Lawrie, 34 Carl Pettersson, 39 Francesco Molinari, 40 Nicolas Colsaerts, 41 Thorbjorn Olesen, 44 Matteo Manassero, 47 Fredrik Jacobson, 49 Alex Noren, 50 Padraig Harrington, 54 Thomas Bjorn, 55 Henrik Stenson, 57 David Lynn, 59 Rafael Cabrera Bello, 60 Stephen Gallacher, 61 Chris Wood, 62 Shane Lowry, 63 Richie Ramsay, 66 Marcel Siem, 69 Bernd Wiesberger, 70 Scott Jamieson, 71 Anders Hansen, 72 Miguel Angel Jimenez, 83 Simon Dyson, 86 Kristoffer Broberg, 88 Danny Willett, 90 Jonas Blixt, 94 Martin Laird


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