Brooks Koepka won the first major of his career at the US Open and enters the world’s top 10 for the first time.
A final round of 67 walked Koepka to a four-shot victory over Hideki Matsuyama and Brian Harman and the 27-year-old jumps 12 places to 10th.Embed from Getty Images
After his tied second finish, Matsuyama is the new world-number-two, a new career-high of his own, having leapfrogged Rory McIlroy and Jason Day, who both missed the cut. Harman almost halves his ranking from 50th to 27th, again a career high.
Continuing the theme, Tommy Fleetwood now finds himself in a personal best ranking of 21st, up from 32nd, having pushed well all week and ended in solo fourth.
Rickie Fowler’s agonising hunt for an elusive maiden career major title continued as he led after 18 holes and remained in contention all week only to drop to tied fifth, six shots back. His world ranking of ninth remains unchanged, though. Bill Haas and Xander Schauffele were tied fifth with Fowler; Haas takes a small boost of seven places to 39th whilst Schauffele, previously 352nd, takes a huge rise to 178th.Embed from Getty Images
After finishing tied 21st at Erin Hills, Sergio Garcia is up to fifth and overtakes Jordan Spieth and Henrik Stenson. Brandt Snedeker, tied ninth, Charley Hoffman, eighth, and J.B. Holmes, 12th, all take healthy jumps of 38th to 32nd, 55th to 49th and 52nd to 50th respectively.
Justin Thomas – 13th to 12th – and Patrick Reed – 19th to 17th – moves inside the top 20 whilst Kevin Chappell – 26th to 25th – and Siwoo Kim – 32nd to 29th – move inside the top 30.
The full, updated, rankings can be found here.
The world ranking stakes are lower this week as the calendar’s second major closes, but with very strong fields at the Travelers Championship and BMW International Open there’s still big points to be played for.