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Donald up to No. 2 in the world rankings

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Luke Donald cruised to victory at the Dunlop Phoenix on Sunday, which helped him move up one spot to No. 2 in this week's world rankings.

Donald picked up his first win anywhere since the BMW PGA Championship in May.

Rory McIlroy still has a large lead atop the rankings and was followed by Donald and Tiger Woods, who dipped a notch to three with Donald's move.

Lee Westwood was No. 4 again and followed by Adam Scott, Louis Oosthuizen, Justin Rose and Jason Dufner. Scott stayed in fifth despite his win at the Talisker Masters.

Webb Simpson and Brandt Snedeker exchanged places in the top-10, with the U.S. Open champion up to ninth. Bubba Watson remained No. 11, while Phil Mickelson was up one to 12 and Ian Poulter was up three to No. 13, thanks to his runner- up finish behind Scott in Australia.

Steve Stricker dropped a pair of spots to 14th, while Keegan Bradley and Nick Watney both dipped one place to 15th and 16th respectively.

Matt Kuchar was 17th again this week and trailed by Dustin Johnson, Peter Hanson and Ernie Els.

Miguel Angel Jimenez won the European Tour event in Hong Kong and climbed to 59th in the latest rankings, while Henrik Stenson won in South Africa and jumped to 71st in the world.

11/19 17:02:00 ET