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Mickelson moves back to number two

Phil Mickelson has climbed a place to World Number Two with his two stroke victory at the Deutsche Bank Championship, the second of the PGA Tour Playoffs for the Fedex Cup at TPC Boston.

The win takes Mickelson to an average of 10.03 Official World Golf Ranking Points per event which is 12.40 behind Tiger Woods who finished tied second along with Arron Oberholser and Brett Wetterich who climb to World Numbers 22 and 27 respectively.

Scotland's Marc Warren picked up his second European Tour victory at the Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles after a play-off with England's Simon Wakefield. Warren birdied the second extra hole to win and moves to World Number 124 a rise of 67 positions. Wakefield moves from World Number 267 to World Number 202.

Hideto Tanihara won the Fujisankei Classic on the Japan Golf Tour, an event reduced to three round due to poor weather. The win takes Tanihara to World Number 106, an improvement of 27 positions.

Chinese Taipei's Lin Wen-tang overcame a six-shot deficit to lift the Brunei Open title on the Asian Tour. Lin breaks into the World Top 200 in 197th position, a jump of 111 places.

This week's other winners were Iain Pyman at the ECCO Tour Championship on the European Challenge Tour and Bret Guetz at the Canadian Tour Championship.

September 3, 2007


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