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September 04, 2012

SI Golf Ranking: McIlroy unanimous No. 1

Each week, 13 staffers from SI Golf+, Golf Magazine and GOLF.com  SI-Golf-RANKINGvote for  their top 10, awarding 10 points to their first choice and proceeding in descending order to the 10th player, who gets one point. The points are then added and the ranking calculated. This ranking aims to be an of-the-moment measure of who’s playing the best right now. Tell us your top 10 in the comments field below.

RANK (TOTAL VOTES, FIRST PLACE VOTES, LAST WEEK'S RANK)

1. Rory McIlroy (130, 13, 1) - Last three finishes: 1, Deutsche Bank Championship; T24, The Barclays; 1, PGA Championship
-Official World Golf Ranking: 1

2. Tiger Woods (114, 0, 2) - Last three finishes: 3, Deutsche Bank Championship; T38, The Barclays; T11, PGA Championship
- Official World Golf Ranking: 3

3. Jason Dufner (87, 0, 3) - Last three finishes: T18, Deutsche Bank Championship; T7, Wyndham Championship; T27, PGA Championship
- Official World Golf Ranking: 7

4. Keegan Bradley (64, 0, 5) - Last three finishes: T13, Deutsche Bank Championship; MC, The Barclays; T3, PGA Championship
- Official World Golf Ranking: 12

5. Sergio Garcia (49, 0, 4) - Last three finishes: T3, The Barclays; 1, Wyndham Championship; MC, PGA Championship
- Official World Golf Ranking: 17

6. Ernie Els (46, 0, 6) - Last three finishes: T26, Deutsche Bank Championship; T54, The Barclays; T48, PGA Championship
- Official World Golf Ranking: 21

7. Nick Watney (35, 0, 7) - Last three finishes: T20, Deutsche Bank Championship; 1, The Barclays; T31, Wyndham Championship
- Official World Golf Ranking : 20

8. Luke Donald (31, 0, T8) - Last three finishes: T26, Deutsche Bank Championship; T10, The Barclays; T32, PGA Championship
- Official World Golf Ranking: 2

9. Louis Oosthuizen (28, 0, NR) - Last three finishes: 2, Deutsche Bank Championship; T5, The Barclays; T21, PGA Championship
- Official World Golf Ranking: 11

10. Webb Simpson (26, 0, 10) - Last three finishes: T18, Deutsche Bank Championship; MC, The Barclays, T22, Wyndham Championship
- Official World Golf Ranking: 5

Others receiving votes:
Graeme McDowell (23)
Bubba Watson (18)
Adam Scott (14)
Dustin Johnson (13)
Brandt Snedeker (13)
Lee Westwood (10)
Zach Johnson (5)
Matt Kuchar (4)
Steve Stricker (4)
Jim Furyk (1)

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