SI Golf Ranking: Tiger remains No. 1, Johnson rises to No. 5

Tuesday July 17th, 2012

SI-Golf-RANKINGEach week, 14 staffers from SI Golf+, Golf Magazine and GOLF.com vote for their top 10, awarding 10 points to their first choice and proceeding in descending order to the 10th player, who gets one point. The points are then added and the ranking calculated. This ranking aims to be an of-the-moment measure of who’s playing the best right now. Tell us your top 10 in the comments field below. RANK (TOTAL VOTES, FIRST PLACE VOTES, LAST WEEK'S RANK) 1. Tiger Woods (131, 11, 1) - Last three finishes: MC, The Greenbrier Classic; 1, AT&T National; T21, U.S. Open - Official World Golf Ranking: 4
2. Webb Simpson (117, 3, 2) - Last three finishes: T7, The Greenbrier Classic; T29, Travelers Championship; 1, U.S. Open Championship - Official World Golf Ranking: 5
3. Jason Dufner (107, 0, 3) - Last three finishes: T4, U.S. Open Championship; 2, Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial; 1, HP Byron Nelson Championship- Official World Golf Ranking: 7
4. Lee Westwood (87, 0, 3) - Last three finishes: T40, ALSTOM Open de France; T10, U.S. Open; 1, Nordea Masters- Official World Golf Ranking: 3
5. Zach Johnson (61, 0, NR) -  Last three finishes: 1, John Deere Classic; T64, Travelers Championship; T41 U.S. Open Championship - Official World Golf Ranking: 11
6. Luke Donald (59, 0, 5) - Last three finishes: T16, Scottish Open; MC, U.S. Open; 12, Memorial Tournament- Official World Golf Ranking: 1
7. Rory McIlroy (53, 0, 6)  - Last three finishes: T10, Irish Open; MC, U.S. Open; T7, FedEx St. Jude Classic- Official World Golf Ranking: 2
8. Matt Kuchar (34, 0, 7) - Last three finishes: T8, Travelers Championship; T27, U.S. Open; T26, Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial-Official World Golf Ranking: 8
9. Bubba Watson (30, 0, T8) - Last three finishes: T2, Travelers Championship; MC, U.S. Open; MC, Memorial Tournament - Official World Ranking: 6
10. Hunter Mahan (29, 0, 10) - Last three finishes: T8, AT&T National; T11, Travelers Championship; T38 U.S. Open - Official World Golf Ranking: 10 Others receiving votes: Rickie Fowler (17)Graeme McDowell (11)Padraig Harrington (9)Dustin Johnson (6)Justin Rose (6)Louis Oosthuizen (4) Jim Furyk (3) Adam Scott (2) Steve Stricker (2) Fred Couples (1) Branden Grace (1)

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