11 Mar 2014

Lee makes huge jump in world rankings

5:12 am on 11 March 2014

The Rotorua golfer Danny Lee has jumped 143 places in the latest world rankings following his second place finish in the Puerto Rico Open on Monday.

Lee is now ranked 252nd in the world. He's the third-highest ranked New Zealander, behind Mark Brown at 219 and Michael Hendry at 223.

Tiger Woods remains world number one from Adam Scott and Henrik Stenson.