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English makes big move in the world rankings

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Updated: 6/10/2013 1:11 pm

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Harris English collected his first PGA Tour title on Sunday at the St. Jude Classic and that helped him soar 55 spots in this week's world golf rankings.

English moved to No. 84 thanks to his win in Memphis.

Tiger Woods remained No. 1 and was again followed by Rory McIlroy, Adam Scott, Matt Kuchar and Justin Rose.

The first of four flip-flops took place at six and seven, where Luke Donald moved up one to six and Brandt Snedeker dipped to seventh. Graeme McDowell held steady at eighth and was trailed by Louis Oosthuizen, Phil Mickelson and Lee Westwood.

Keegan Bradley moved up one to 12th and that pushed Steve Stricker down a spot to 13th. Charl Schwartzel and Sergio Garcia exchanged places with the South African moving to 14th and the Spaniard dipping to No. 15.

Bubba Watson flip-flopped with Ian Poulter as the American improved to 16th, which knocked Poulter down to 17th.

Webb Simpson, Dustin Johnson and Jason Dufner closed out the top 20 again this week.

Joost Luiten won the European Tour event in Austria and that helped him jump 41 places to No. 96 this week.

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