Position in the Official World Golf Ranking for American Justin Thomas, who improved five spots in the world order with his victory in the PGA Tour’s BMW Championship. Thomas, 26, who rose to No. 1 in the FedEx Cup season points standings, will enter this week’s Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta with a two-stroke lead under the Tour’s revamped FedEx Cup playoff formula for its season finale. Belgium’s Thomas Pieters, who won the European Tour’s D+D Real Czech Masters, rose to No. 84 from No. 111 in the world ranking.