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2012 World Golf Rankings: Matt Kuchar Up To No. 5 After Win At The Players Championship

Matt Kuchar jumps up 11 spots in this week's Official World Golf Rankings after his win at The Players Championship this past weekend. Kuchar lands in the No. 5 spot this week and one spot behind 2012 Masters champ Bubba Watson.

Rory McIlroy remains at the top of the rankings despite missing the cut over the weekend. He is followed by Luke Donald, Lee Westwood and Watson. Hunter Mahan slides down a notch to No. 6 while Tigers Woods checks in at No. 7. Phil Mickelson rounds out the top 10.

Here is a look at the top 10 of the rankings:

1) Rory McIlroy
2) Luke Donald
3) Lee Westwood
4) Bubba Watson
5) Matt Kuchar
6) Hunter Mahan
7) Tiger Woods
8) Steve Stricker
9) Martin Kaymer
10) Phil Mickelson

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Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.