Bowditch vaults to 65 in world rankings

Philadelphia, PA ( - Steven Bowditch coasted to a 4-shot victory at the Byron Nelson Championship on Sunday and that helped him jump all the way up to No. 65 in the world rankings.

Bowditch, who earned his second career victory, vaulted well into the top-100. The Australian improved 62 spots from 127 to 64.

Despite missing his second consecutive cut on the European Tour at last week's Irish Open, Rory McIlroy remains in firm control of the No. 1 ranking. Masters champion Jordan Spieth sits comfortably at No. 2 as well.

Bubba Watson and Henrik Stenson swapped spots, with Watson up one to three and Stenson down to four. Jim Furyk and Justin Rose held steady at five and six, respectively.

Players champion Rickie Fowler and WGC-Cadillac winner Dustin Johnson both jumped a pair and are up to Nos. 7 and 8. Sergio Garcia and Jason Day each fell two to Nos. 9 and 10.

Jimmy Walker and Adam Scott traded places, pushing Walker up to 11 and Scott down to 12. J.B. Holmes, Hideki Matsuyama and Patrick Reed are Nos. 13-15.

Chris Kirk and Martin Kaymer exchanged places, while Matt Kuchar, Phil Mickelson and Billy Horschel rounded out the top-20 once again.

Irish Open winner Soren Kjeldsen jumped a whopping 198 spots from 303 to 105.