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McIlroy drops one place as US Open champion Koepka breaks into world's top 10

Dustin Johnson remains the world number one despite missing the cut at Erin Hills.

FOLLOWING HIS MAIDEN Major victory at the US Open last night, Brooks Koepka has moved into the top 10 of golf’s world rankings for the first time in his career.

US Open Golf Koepa is up to 10th in the world. Source: Charlie Riedel

The American has jumped up 12 places as a result of his four-shot victory at Erin Hills with Rory McIlroy dropping down to third in the latest rankings after missing the cut at the second Major of the year.

Hideki Matsuyama is the new world number two as he leapfrogs both McIlroy and Jason Day to sit behind Dustin Johnson while Masters champion Sergio Garcia is up two places to fifth.

Johnson maintains a healthy lead as the world’s best player, despite seeing his title defence in Wisconsin end with a missed cut on Friday.

Jordan Spieth, Henrik Stenson, Alex Noren and Rickie Fowler make up the top 10.

World rankings after US Open:

1. Dustin Johnson (USA)
2. Hideki Matsuyama (JPN)
3. Rory McIlroy (NIR)
4. Jason Day (AUS)
5. Sergio Garcia (ESP)
6. Jordan Spieth (USA)
7. Henrik Stenson (SWE)
8. Alex Noren (SWE)
9. Rickie Fowler (USA)
10. Brooks Koepka (USA)
11. Jon Rahm (ESP) 5.39
12. Justin Thomas (USA) 5.33
13. Justin Rose (ENG) 5.14
14. Adam Scott (AUS) 4.95
15. Matt Kuchar (USA)
16. Paul Casey (ENG)
17. Patrick Reed (USA)
18. Francesco Molinari (ITA)
19. Charl Schwartzel (RSA)
20. Tyrell Hatton (ENG)

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