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Randhawa overtakes Jeev as highest ranked Indian golfer

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New Delhi, Oct 24 (UNI) Jyoti Randhawa, who pipped compatriot SSP Chowrasia in the play-off to triumph at the Indian Open here yesterday, made a huge leap in the leaderboard thus overtaking compatriot Jeev Milkha Singh as the top-ranked Indian player in the latest Official World Golf Rankings.

Randhawa jumped a whopping 44 places to reach 102nd spot -- hair breath's away from the top-100 bracket -- with 1.45 average points.

Meanwhile, Asian Tour Order of the Merit leader Jeev Milkha Singh (1.21) slipped four places to 147th even after managing to make the cut at the Mallorca Classic.

Talented Shiv Kapur (.92), who finished tied 22nd at the India Open at the Delhi Golf Club, dropped down eight rungs to 198th, while Orlando-based Arjun Atwal (.76), currently struggling to retain his PGA Tour card, also slipped 13 places to 230.

At the top of the table, Tiger Woods has a 13.64 average point lead over Jim Furyk, who holds the number two spot. Phil Mickelson holds on to the third spot to make it one, two, three for the Americans.

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