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Shubhankar Sharma, Anirban Lahiri drop places in latest world golf rankings

Shubhankar Sharma fell five spots to be at 69 with 1.97 points while Anirban Lahiri, who was at the 80th spot dropped three places to sit at 83 with 1.60 average points in the world golf rankings.

other sports Updated: Mar 19, 2018 20:20 IST
Press Trust of India, New Delhi
Shubhankar Sharma is currently 69th in the world golf rankings.
Shubhankar Sharma is currently 69th in the world golf rankings.(USA Today Sports)

India’s ace golfers Shubhankar Sharma and Anirban Lahiri dropped places to be at the 69th and the 83rd spot respectively in the World Golf Rankings released on Monday.

Shubhankar fell five spots to be at 69 with 1.97 points while Lahiri, who was at the 80th spot dropped three places to sit at 83 with 1.60 average points.

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United States’ Dustin Johnson continued to lead the rankings with 10.31 average points.

Another American golfer Justin Thomas remained in second place with 9.37 average points, ahead of Spain’s Jon Rahm, who held third with 8.45 average points.

Three other United States golfers -- Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler and Brooks Koepka -- came in fourth, eighth and ninth, respectively.

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Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy jumped to seventh place with 6.52 average points.

McIlroy, a four-time major winner, returned to the top 10 after winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill, his first title since September 2016.