Francesco hits a new high

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Italian Francesco Molinari has moved ahead of his brother Edoardo on the latest Official World Rankings list.

Italian Francesco Molinari has moved ahead of his brother Edoardo on the latest Official World Rankings list after holding off new number one Lee Westwood to win the WGC-HSBC Champions event in Shanghai on Sunday.
Molinari, capturing only the second title of his European Tour career, is up to a career-high 14th, three places in front of Edoardo.
Westwood, in the meantime, has strengthened his place at the top of the rankings list, his nearest rivals all falling back including their higest finisher and the former World No 1, Tiger Woods, who tied for sixth place.
Latest leading positions:
1 Lee Westwood 8.84pts, 2 Tiger Woods 8.21, 3 Martin Kaymer 7.95, 4 Phil Mickelson 7.72, 5 Steve Stricker 7.07, 6 Jim Furyk 6.98, 7 Paul Casey 6.27, 8 Luke Donald 5.96, 9 Rory McIlroy 5.53, 10 Graeme McDowell 5.41, 11 Matt Kuchar 5.27, 12 Ernie Els 5.22, 13 Dustin Johnson 5.03, 14 Francesco Molinari 4.57, 15 Ian Poulter 4.55, 16 Hunter Mahan 4.40, 17 Edoardo Molinari 4.37, 18 Retief Goosen 4.35, 19 Zach Johnson 4.06, 20 Padraig Harrington 4.02
Other leading Europeans:25 Justin Rose, 26 Miguel Angel Jimenez, 27 Ross Fisher, 36 Robert Karlsson, 39 Peter Hanson, 47 Henrik Stenson, 48 Martin Laird, 53 Alvaro Quiros, 64 Rhys Davies, 68 Fredrik Andersson Hed, 69 Danny Willett, 70 Sergio Garcia, 71 Brian Davis, 75 Simon Dyson, 78 Soren Kjeldsen, 79 Oliver Wilson, 82 Stephen Gallacher, 84 David Horsey, 87 Matteo Manassero, 88 Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano, 96 Gregory Bourdy, 99 Darren Clarke, 100 Chris Wood

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