Brooks Koepka jumped 12 spots and into the top 10 of the Official World Golf Rankings for the first time in his career following his victory at the 2017 U.S. Open.
Koepka entered the U.S. Open at Erin Hills in Wisconsin ranked No. 22 in the world, and bumped fellow rising star Jon Rahm out of the top 10. Rahm failed to make the cut at Erin Hills.
So did the top three players in the world entering last week. Dustin Johnson retained his top spot, but Hideki Matsuyama leapfrogged Rory McIlroy and Jason Day to claim the No. 2 ranking following his tie for second place with Brian Harman on Sunday.
Sergio Garcia jumped two spots to No. 5, followed by Jordan Spieth, Henrik Stenson, Alex Noren, Rickie Fowler and Koepka.
Another big mover was Tommy Fleetwood, who jumped from No. 33 to No. 21 with his fourth-place finish. Harman moved from No. 50 all the way to 27, just three spots below Phil Mickelson, who withdrew from the U.S. Open shortly before the opening round to attend his daughter’s high school graduation.
Tiger Woods continued his fall, down another 23 spots to No. 945 in the world, sitting between James Maw and Franck Daux.
— Brooks Koepka (@BKoepka) June 19, 2017