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Moore, Fernandez-Castano gain in world golf rankings

Oct. 28, 2013 at 8:59 AM   |   Comments

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VIRGINIA WATER, England, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Ryan Moore and Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano edged close to the Top 30 in the men's world golf rankings with victories.

Moore claimed his third PGA Tour title -- but first since 2009 -- with a playoff victory Monday at the CIMB Classic in Malaysia. That lifts him 14 spots in the rankings to 31st.

Fernandez-Castano picked up his eighth European Tour championship by winning the BMW Masters in Shanghai. He goes from 60th to No. 32 in the rankings.

Tiger Woods continues to lead the rankings by a comfortable margin. He's been on top for 654 weeks.

The men's world golf rankings Top 10, listing player's name, home country and rankings points average:

1. Tiger Woods, United States, 12.56

2. Adam Scott, Australia, 8.94

3. Phil Mickelson, United States, 8.06

4. Henrik Stenson, Sweden, 8.02

5. Justin Rose, England, 7.32

6. Rory McIlroy, Northern Ireland, 6.81

7. Steve Stricker, United States, 6.47

8. Matt Kuchar, United States, 6.40

9. Brandt Snedeker, United States, 6.15

10. Jason Dufner, United States, 5.71

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