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For the first time in 15 years Tiger Woods is not considered one of the 50 top golfers

The last time Woods wasn’t in the top 50 was 13 October, 1996, before he won 14 championships.

Tiger Woods: pushed out after events in Scotland yesterday.
Tiger Woods: pushed out after events in Scotland yesterday.
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TIGER WOODS WAS ranked 50th in the official World Golf Ranking until Louis Oosthuizen finished fifth in the Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland this weekend, pushing Woods out of the top 50, according to CNN.

The last time Woods wasn’t in the top 50 was 13 October, 1996, before he won 14 championships.

Hopefully Woods will finally make a come back this week in the Frys.com Open.

Northern Ireland’s Michael Hoey has moved into the top 100 of golf’s world rankings following his win in Scotland.

England’s Luke Donald remains world number one ahead of compatriot Lee Westwood, with US Open champion Rory McIlroy – second to Hoey yesterday – in third.

Kevin Na’s victory at the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas yesterday moves him up from 76th to 62nd.

Here’s the top 20: 1 Luke Donald 10.70, 2 Lee Westwood 7.79, 3 Rory McIlroy 7.35, 4 Steve Stricker 6.56, 5 Dustin Johnson 6.49, 6 Martin Kaymer 6.34, 7 Jason Day 5.94, 8 Adam Scott 5.69, 9 Matt Kuchar 5.61, 10 Phil Mickelson 5.59, 11 Nick Watney 5.37, 12 Charl Schwartzel 4.93, 13 Webb Simpson 4.91, 14 Graeme McDowell 4.73, 15 KJ Choi 4.70, 16 Bubba Watson 4.38, 17 Justin Rose 4.23, 18 David Toms 4.16, 19 Hunter Mahan 4.14, 20 Paul Casey 3.96.

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