After a brilliant wire-to-wire performance at Royal Liverpool, Rory McIlroy hoisted the Claret Jug at The Open Championship, holding on for a two-stroke victory over Sergio Garcia and Rickie Fowler.
Where is McIlroy ranked now? Who's risen and who's fallen since our ranking of the tour's best heading into Hoylake? As was the case with that list, the criteria for this collection of top players consists of "one part recent play, one part performance this season and one part career achievement."
Read on to see our top 25 golfers following McIlroy's victory in Hoylake.