Jason Day has dethroned Jordan Spieth as the world number one in the latest golf rankings.
It's the second time the Australian has reached the top spot, his previous reign lasting just one week before Spieth won the Tour Championship in September.
Neither player was in action this past week, but the rankings formula determined that Day edged just ahead of Spieth with 12.42 points average to Spieth's 12.40.
Rory McIlroy maintained his third spot with 10.92 points.
Day has won six tournaments this year, including the PGA Championship in August.
Ryder Cup legend Paul McGinley has insisted golf will need to get used to a ‘new normal’ for some time to come.
Paul McGinley is taking part in the Paddy Power Golf Shootout, available to watch on Paddy Power’s YouTube channel from 12pm on Friday.
The United States captain believes the competition relies on energy from the crowd.
Scotland’s Connor Syme and Englishman Matthew Jordan were also part of the successful quintet.
The English Open has been revived as part of the new schedule.
Close House Golf Club, near Newcastle, will host the British Masters on July 22.
The event was last staged in 2002.
The tournament at Close House, scheduled to start on July 30, is set to be the first European Tour event since the coronavirus crisis halted action.
The world number one believes it would be the ‘right call’ to push the event back to 2021.
The exhibition match, against Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady, raised 20 million dollars.