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."
Brooks Koepka of the United States 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 Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland, now in sixth.
The current golf rankings and points are as follows:
1. Justin Rose (England) 10.29 average points
2. Brooks Koepka (USA) 10.24
3. Dustin Johnson (USA) 9.56
4. Justin Thomas (USA) 9.10
5. Bryson DeChambeau (USA) 7.42
6. Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland) 6.83
7. Francesco Molinari (Italy) 6.62
8. Jon Rahm (Spain) 6.27
9. Rickie Fowler (USA) 6.25
10. Tommy Fleetwood (England) 6.07
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