17 May 2011

Choi jumps to world no. 15 after biggest victory

6:01 am on 17 May 2011

Golf's new Players Champion, the South Korean KJ Choi has jumped 19 places up the world rankings to number 15 after the biggest win of his career yesterday in Florida.

Choi won the Players' Championship on the first hole of a sudden death playoff with the American David Toms.

Lee Westwood remains the world number one, while the game's most consistent player this year, another Englishman Luke Donald has improved to number two, swapping places with Germany's Martin Kaymer.