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Idle Aussie Scott to replace Tiger atop rankings

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Adam Scott will overtake injured Tiger Woods in next week's rankings to become golf's world number one for the first time, even though the Australian will not play this week. 

Adam Scott of Australia makes birdie on the eighth hole during the third round of THE PLAYERS Championship on the stadium course at TPC Sawgrass on May 10, 2014 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

Scott, who won his first major title at last year's Masters, will become the first Aussie to claim the top spot in the rankings since Greg Norman ruled the list for 331 weeks in the 1980s and 1990s.

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