Tiger Woods closes in on Rory McIlroy's number one ranking

Woods on course to world number one
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Tiger Woods could take the world number one ranking from Rory McIlroy before next month's Masters Tournament.

Tiger Woods could be heading into next month's Masters as world number one following his victory over the weekend.

The 37-year-old clinched his second PGA title of the year by winning the World Golf Championship by two shots, while current world number one Rory McIlroy finished eighth following a final round of 65.

Woods could snatch back the top spot from the Northern Irishman, who sits on 11.47 points, while the American has moved up to 10.48 points.

Englishman Luke Donald sits in third on 7.08 points.

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