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Stewart Cink back in world’s top 50 after RBC Heritage win

Stewart Cink made an enormous bounce in the Official World Golf Ranking on Sunday night after profitable the RBC Heritage.

Cink, who gained by 4 photographs in a wire-to-wire victory at Harbour Town, rose 71 spots, from No. 115 to No. 44, cracking the top 50 for the primary time since January 2011. He’s improved greater than 100 locations since lacking the reduce at The Players final month. He adopted with finishes of T-19 at Honda, T-12 on the Masters and his triumph on the Heritage.

Sunday’s win was the eighth of Cink’s PGA Tour profession and second this season for the 47-year-old Cink. Prior to final fall’s Safeway Open title, Cink hadn’t gained on Tour because the 2009 Open Championship.

Other huge movers included co-runners-up at Harbour Town, Harold Varner III and Emiliano Grillo. Varner went from No. 139 to No. 73 whereas Grillo is ranked No. 74, up from No. 141. Austrian Open winner John Catlin moved from No. 124 to No. 79 whereas Japan’s Takumi Kanaya took the Japan Tour’s Token Homemate Cup to rise from No. 118 to No. 76. The 22-year-old Kanaya turned professional final summer time after spending time because the world’s top-ranked newbie.

The top 10 in the OWGR remained unchanged, with Dustin Johnson nonetheless comfortably in the No. 1 spot.

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