McIlroy regains World No. 1 ranking
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy reclaimed golf's world number-one
ranking on Sunday despite falling to Rickie Fowler in a playoff at the
US PGA Tour's Wells Fargo Championship. McIlroy, who celebrated his 23rd
birthday on Friday, regained the summit a week after he was supplanted
by England's Luke Donald.
The two have exchanged the top spot for the past two months, and
McIlroy needed only a top-seven finish at Quail Hollow to return to