Paul Dunne races 719 places up the world rankings but still can't break the top 800 6 years ago

Paul Dunne races 719 places up the world rankings but still can't break the top 800

Paul Dunne is the new Rory McIlroy, apparently.

Well maybe that's getting a little bit ahead of ourselves but his showing at St. Andrews over the weekend was something that the world number one would have been proud of.

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The courageous championship turned in by the Greystones man was enough to earn him 30th place which will be viewed as a disappointment by Dunne as he entered the final round as joint leader.

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But the performance also saw him soar up 719 places to 896th in the updated world rankings which we're sure he would have taken at the start of the weekend.

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The 22-year-old confirmed that he has no plans to turn pro just yet but if you're shooting 66s in any round of The Open, then you should probably consider giving up your amateur status.