Orlando, FL (Sports Network) - It took an extra day, but Tiger Woods is back
on top of the world rankings.
Woods polished off a 2-under 70 on Monday to earn his eighth victory at the
Arnold Palmer Invitational. He ended at 13-under-par 275, which was good for a
In addition, Woods moved back to No. 1 in the world rankings for the first
time since October 2010 with his third win of 2013 and sixth victory in his
last 20 PGA Tour starts.
Woods also became the second player to win the same event eight times, joining
Sam Snead, who won eight Greater Greensboro Open titles. The victory also
moved Woods within five of Snead's tour record 82 wins.
Justin Rose, who shared third at this event in 2011, also closed with a 70 to
take second place at minus-11 at Bay Hill Club & Lodge.
Rickie Fowler tripped to a 1-over 73 to slide into a share of third. He ended
alongside Mark Wilson (71), Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano (72) and 2011 PGA
Championship winner Keegan Bradley (71).
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