11 Feb 2014

Good weekend for NZ golfers

12:28 pm on 11 February 2014

New Zealand golfers Tim Wilkinson and Gareth Paddison have leapt up the world rankings following good results over the weekend.

Wilkinson recorded his best result on the PGA tour, tying for 7th yesterday at the Pebble Beach National pro-am in California, and he's risen 53 places to 261 with earnings of $455,000 from seven events.

Paddison, who won the Victorian PGA at the weekend, has improved nearly 100 places to 321.

Michael Hendry remains New Zealand's top-ranked golfer at 211 in the world.

Tiger Woods is number one, followed by Adam Scott, Henrik Stenson, Phil Mickelson and Juston Rose.