Rankings / Dubai / FedEx Updates: February 25

Official World Golf Rankings

Bubba Watson retook the No. 4 spot in the Official World Golf Rankings with his win at the Northern Trust Open after having slid back to sixth earlier this year. Rickie Fowler dropped to fifth and Henrik Stenson to sixth.

The rest of the Top 10 remained intact as Jordan Spieth sat at No. 1 for the  16th week in a row and 22nd week overall, tying him with Lee Westwood for the 10th most career weeks at the top spot. His next target is Vijay Singh, who spent 32 weeks at No. 1 between 2004-2005.

Northern Trust runner-up Adam Scott saw his first positive gain int he rankings in a long time, climbing six spots to No. 13 from 19th.


Race to Dubai

Australia’s Marcus Fraser surged into the top 10 of the Race to Dubai rankings after his win at the Maybank Championship Malaysia on Sunday.

Fraser has 448,829 points through five events, just 15,000 points behind fifth-place Rafa Cabrera-Bello. Henrik Stenson continues to lead the field with 895,884 points in just three events.

The top 60 players in the final rankings are invited to the four-week Final Series. Rory McIlroy is the defending champion, and currently ranked 19th with 216,914 points in two events.


FedEx Cup

Bubba Watson jumped from 105th to 11th in the latest FedEx Cup standings after winning the Northern Trust Open last week.  There were only minor moves in the top 10 as the top six, led by Brandt Snedeker, remained intact.

Watson grabbed 500 points for the win, giving him 656 in five events. Snedeker has 1,083 to lead the way.

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