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Rose regains top spot World Golf Rankings

IANS  |  Madrid 

English regained the No. 1 spot in the World Rankings released Monday.

Rose, 38, successfully defended the Turkish Open title on Sunday after defeating Li Haotong of in a playoff, who climbed eight places to World No. 42, reports

Following his big win on Sunday, Rose said "It's taken me 20 years to defend a title, I guess, so that's great. The fun thing is, I still feel like there's improvement to be had, and that's what I'm looking for."

of the was knocked down to second, after briefly holding the top spot for two weeks, while his compatriot Bryson DeChambeau moved up to fifth, trading places with of Northern Ireland, now in sixth.

Holding steady were Italy's in seventh and Spain's in eighth, as well as US golfers in third, in fourth and in ninth.

England's broke into the top 10, moving up one position from 11th, while US star also moved up one spot to World No. 13.

The current rankings and points are as follows:

1. (England) 10.29 average points

2. (USA) 10.24

3. (USA) 9.56

4. (USA) 9.10

5. Bryson DeChambeau (USA) 7.42

6. (Northern Ireland) 6.83

7. (Italy) 6.62

8. (Spain) 6.27

9. (USA) 6.25

10. (England) 6.07

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First Published: Mon, November 05 2018. 17:20 IST
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