World Golf Rankings 2013: Rory McIlroy moves up to No. 4

Andy Lyons

Rory McIlroy swapped spots with Justin Rose despite both players having the week off.

It was a quiet week in the world of golf with the PGA Tour off in advance of the BMW Championship. There was some minor shuffling in the top 10 of the 2013 World Golf Rankings, however, as Rory McIlory moved up one spot to No. 4 and Justin Rose dropped a slot to No. 5.

Across the pond, Thomas Bjorn won the Omega European Masters with a birdie on the first playoff hole against Craig Lee. The thrilling victory vaulted Bjorn up 22 spots and back into the top 50 at No. 44.

There were no other significant movement in the rankings. Tiger Woods remains on top by a healthy margin, followed by Adam Scott and Phil Mickelson.

The top 10 of the World Golf Rankings is included below. The full rankings can be found on the Official World Golf Rankings website and can also be downloaded as a PDF:

Rank Player Average Points
1 Tiger Woods 13.9834
2 Adam Scott 9.4832
3 Phil Mickelson 8.6847
4 Rory McIlroy 7.8566
5 Justin Rose 7.7669
6 Henrik Stenson 7.1092
7 Matt Kuchar 6.8371
8 Brandt Snedeker 6.2852
9 Jason Dufner 6.0414
10 Steve Stricker 5.8744

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