Tiger up to 50th in world rankings

Tiger Woods' third-place finish at the Australian Open Sunday moved the former No. 1 player in the world up eight to 50th in the world rankings.

The current No. 1, Luke Donald, is in the top spot for another week, followed by Rory McIlroy, Lee Westwood and Martin Kaymer. Steve Stricker and Dustin Johnson switched places from last week with Stricker in fifth and Johnson sixth.

Adam Scott and Jason Day also flipped from the week before with Scott at No. 7 and Day down to eighth. Webb Simpson inched up one to ninth and Matt Kuchar slid to No. 10.

Nick Watney climbed one rung to 11th and Phil Mickelson sank one to 12th. Masters champion Charl Schwartzel, Graeme McDowell and K.J. Choi remained in their respective places from last week.

Justin Rose, Bubba Watson, Sergio Garcia and Hunter Mahan also kept their rankings from the week prior. David Toms completed the top 20.

Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano won the Singapore Open in a Monday playoff and shot up 68 spots to 58th.