Westy leads Ryder points race
Lee Westwood’s eighth place in Shanghai on Sunday has given him the lead on the Ryder Cup points table.
Lee Westwood has taken the lead from Padraig Harrington on the Ryder Cup points table following his eighth place finish in the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai.
Rory McIlroy was the highest-placed European in fourth spot after a course record-equalling 63 on the final day and the 20-year-old is now fourth on the cup standings.
Latest leading positions in the European Ryder Cup table after the WGC-HSBC Champions (top four on world list qualify, then next five on European points list. Captain Colin Montgomerie adds three wild cards)
1 LEE WESTWOOD 75.2, 2 PADRAIG HARRINGTON 70.8, 3 SIMON DYSON 69.0, 4 RORY McILROY 62.8, 5 Alexander Noren 55.0, 6 Ian Poulter 52.2, 7 Ross McGowan 50.3, 8 Ross Fisher 47.8, 9 Francesco Molinari 43.1, 10 Edoardo Molinari 38.4
1 Lee Westwood 787,026, 2 Simon Dyson 786,402, 3 Rory McIlroy 674,032, 4 ROSS FISHER 604,779, 5 IAN POULTER 581,270, 6 ALEXANDER NOREN 577,454, 7 ROSS McGOWAN 537,636, 8 FRANCESCO MOLINARI 485,839, 9 Oliver Wilson 470,287, 10 Peter Hanson 374,742
(Capitals denote players in qualifying positions)
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