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American Chad Campbell has climbed into the world top 10 for the first time following his six-shot victory at the Bay Hill Invitational on Sunday.

The 29-year-old, who came from four behind going into the final round at the Bay Hill Club and Lodge in Florida, moved up five spots to a career-high 10th in this week's rankings.

Texan Campbell fired a flawless six-under-par 66 to overhaul overnight leader Stuart Appleby of Australia and clinch the second PGA Tour title of his career, both of which have come in his last 10 starts.

Appleby, despite blowing a four-stroke lead with 11 holes to play on his way to a closing 76, edged up one place to eighth in the global pecking order, dislodging Phil Mickelson who slipped to nine.

In the only other change to the world's top 10, 2001 U.S. PGA champion David Toms dropped to 11th to make way for the triumphant Campbell.

Tiger Woods, whose share of 46th on Sunday was his worst performance since the 1999 Bay Hill Invitational when he tied for 56th, remained world number one for a record 241st consecutive week -- a 311th week overall.

The 28-year-old American is now just 20 weeks short of Greg Norman's record of 331 weeks in top spot since the official rankings were introduced in 1986.

Seven-times European number one Colin Montgomerie returned to the world's top 50 following his three-shot victory at the Singapore Masters on Sunday.

The 40-year-old Scot, who clinched his first title in Europe for 16 months at the Laguna National Golf and Country Club, climbed 11 spots to 40th in the world, and sealed his place in this week's Players Championship at Ponte Vedra, Florida.

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