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Singh breaks into World Top 50

Jeev Milkha Singh won for a second successive week on the Japan Golf Tour at the season ending Golf Nippon Series JT Cup. A level par final round of 70 gave Singh the title by a stroke and the Indian player moves up a further 8 places in the Official World Golf Ranking to 47th.

World Number Two Jim Furyk won the Nedbank Golf Challenge at Sun City on the Southern Africa's Sunshine Tour. His victory was by two strokes over Sweden's Henrik Stenson. Furyk has opened up a gap of 1.69 average points over World Number 3 Phil Mickelson.

Australian Nathan Green shot a stunning closing round of 65 to win the Blue Chip New Zealand Open by two shots and claim his first European Tour title at the Gulf Harbour ountry Club. Green climbs 27 places to World Number 83.

Argentina's Rafael Echenique capped a magnificent 2006 by securing victory at the 101° Campeonato Abierto Visa de la Republica presented by Jeep, an event co-sanctioned by the European Challenge Tour and the Tour de las Americas. He climbs to World Number 169, a jump of 60 places.

December 4, 2006


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