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Scott Jamieson climbs 52 places in world rankings after victory in the Nelson Mandela Championship

Updated: Monday, 10 Dec 2012 09:54 | Comments

Jamieson held his nerve in a play-off for a first win on the Tour
Jamieson held his nerve in a play-off for a first win on the Tour

Scotland's Scott Jamieson has improved from 167th to 115th in the world following his maiden European Tour victory at the Nelson Mandela Championship in South Africa.

Jamieson beat England's Steve Webster and Spaniard Edoardo de la Riva in a play-off to claim the top prize in event that was cut to 36 holes due to adverse weather conditions.

Rory McIlroy remains the world number one. Graeme McDowell is ranked 14th, with Shane Lowry 55th and Padraig Harrington now back in 61st spot.

WORLD RANKINGS:
1 Rory McIlroy 13.81pts, 2 Luke Donald 9.13, 3 Tiger Woods 8.90, 4 Justin Rose 6.69, 5 Louis Oosthuizen 6.38, 6 Lee Westwood 6.37, 7 Adam Scott 6.37, 8 Bubba Watson 5.59, 9 Jason Dufner 5.54, 10 Brandt Snedeker 5.48 11 Webb Simpson 5.45, 12 Keegan Bradley 5.24, 13 Ian Poulter 5.18, 14 Graeme McDowell 5.00, 15 Phil Mickelson 4.96, 16 Steve Stricker 4.95, 17 Nick Watney 4.78, 18 Peter Hanson 4.77, 19 Matt Kuchar 4.72, 20 Sergio Garcia 4.65

55 Shane Lowry, 61 Padriag Harrington

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