Golfer Johnson maintains top spot, Garcia back in top 10

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Madrid, March 12 (IANS) United States golfer Dustin Johnson continued to lead the world rankings released on Monday with 10.52 average points, while Spain’s Sergio Garcia returned to the top 10.

Thanks to Garcia’s fourth-place finish at the Valspar Championship in Florida, he jumped two spots to be ranked ninth, while Australia’s Jason Day dropped one place to 10th, reports Efe.

US golfers Jordan Speith, Rickie Fowler and Brooks Koepka came in fourth, seventh and eighth, respectively.

England’s Justin Rose came in fifth, followed by Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama.

Further down the rankings, US star Tiger Woods took a big leap from 388th place to 149th after he tied for second at the Valspar Championship with his compatriot Patrick Reed.

–IANS

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