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Rory Sabbatini moves up to world No.16

After achieving two second place finishes already in 2006, Rory Sabbatini went one better at the Riviera Country Club as he won the Nissan Open by a stroke from Defending Champion Adam Scott.

Sabbatini, who began the year as World Number 71, improves his World Ranking by a further 17 places this week to 16th.

Charlie Wi closed with a round of 63 to earn a one stroke victory at the Maybank Malaysian Open at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club, a co-sanctioned event between the European Tour and Asian Tour. Wi climbs into the World Top 200 with a 185 spot improvement to 194th in the Official World Golf Ranking.

Gregory Bourdy won the Sunshine Tour’s Telkom PGA Championship and climbs 69 places in the Official World Golf Ranking to 209th.

Paul Sheehan won the Jacob’s Creek Open, a co-sanctioned between the Nationwide Tour and PGA Tour of Australasia, to move up 23 places to World Number 79.

February 21, 2006


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