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Jimmy Walker: US PGA Championship winner up 33 spots to 15th in world rankings

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Jimmy Walker finished on 14 under par to win by one shot at Baltusrol



Jimmy Walker has climbed 33 places to 15th in the world rankings after his US PGA Championship victory.

The American, 37, held off Jason Day at Baltusrol, New Jersey, on Sunday to claim his first major.

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US PGA Championship 2016: Jimmy Walker wins maiden major

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Walker played more than 200 events on the PGA Tour before winning his first of his five titles



American Jimmy Walker won his first major with a one-shot victory at the US PGA Championship at Baltusrol.

The 37-year-old closed with a bogey-free three-under-par 67 to hold off Australia's world number one Jason Day (67) and win on 14 under.

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US PGA Championship 2016: Willett, Johnson, Stenson together

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Australia's Jason Day won his first major at Whistling Straits last year



The winners of this year's Masters, US Open and Open will play together for the first two rounds of the final major of 2016, the US PGA Championship.

Masters champion Danny Willett, US Open winner Dustin Johnson and Open victor Henrik Stenson tee off at 18:45 BST on 28 July at Baltusrol, New Jersey.

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Tiger Woods: 14-time major winner ruled out for the rest of the season

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Tiger Woods has not won a major since the 2008 US Open



Tiger Woods has withdrawn from the US PGA and will miss all four majors in a calendar year for the first time since his Masters debut in 1995.

American Woods, 40, has not played tournament golf in almost a year and had two operations last autumn in an attempt to cure a back problem.

Read more: Tiger Woods: 14-time major winner ruled out for the rest of the season



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