McDowell moves up world rankings

Graeme M Dowell

Graeme McDowell continues his climb up the world golf rankings following his third place finish at the RSM Classic in Georgia.

The Portrush golfer is up nine places to 53rd.

Shane Lowry's underwhelming week in Dubai sees him drop three spots to 21st.

While Rory McIlroy remains third in the world, but is closing the gap on Jordan Spieth following his victory at the season-ending DP World Tour Championship.

The win saw McIlroy claim the Race to Dubai, and pocket 3-million euro in the process.