Sep 20, 2012; Atlanta, GA, USA; Justin Rose lines reacts after making a put on the18th hole to tie for the lead during the first round of the TOUR Championship at East Lake Golf Club. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Liles-USA TODAY Sports

Justin Rose Jumps Louis Oosthuizen In World Rankings

Sep 8, 2012; Carmel, IN, USA; Justin Rose tees off on the third hole during the third round of the BMW Championship at Crooked Stick Golf Club. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

I did not notice this until now, but Justin Rose has re-jumped Louis Oosthuizen in the world rankings. He has reclaimed his number four spot.

I guess it was not all bad news from the weekend for Rose. Though he pretty much collapsed in the final round of  Abu Dhabi Sunday, he played well enough to garner enough points to surpass Oosthuizen. Oosthuizen did not play last weekend.

It is not huge news, but could translate into a nice rivalry  this weekend, as both are participating in Qatar. It is possible that the player that finishes best this weekend will be number four in the world next weekend.


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