x Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 21 July 2017

Westwood breaks into world top three

Lee Westwood, the winner of the Race to Dubai, has reached the world No 3 position for the first time in his career.

Lee Westwood, the winner of the Race to Dubai, has reached the world No 3 position for the first time in his career. Westwood has moved ahead of Steve Stricker, the American, in the rankings and now has only Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson ahead of him. The 37-year-old from England climbed to fourth back in 2001, but then suffered a nightmare slump and fell outside the top 250.

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