Lee Ye-won (20, KB Financial Group), who won her first championship in her second year of debut on the Korean Women’s Professional Golf (KLPGA) tour, jumped to 39th in the world rankings.
Lee Ye-won recorded her ranking point of 2.23 in the women’s golf weekly world rankings announced on the 11th (Korean time), rising 9 places from 48th last week. 안전놀이터
Lee Ye-won reached the top with a final total of 6 under par 282 at the Lotte Rent-A-Car Women’s Open, the opening match of the KLPGA tour held in Jeju on the 9th. Lee Ye-won, who did not win the KLPGA Tour Rookie of the Year last year, announced her strong new start by winning her first tournament of the season.
Park Ji-young, who finished runner-up after Lee Ye-won, also moved up six places to 57th. While the LPGA tour took a break last week, Lydia Ko (New Zealand) maintained the top spot for 20 consecutive weeks. Nellie Corda (USA) took 2nd place and Ko Jin-young took 3rd place. Ataya Titikun (Thailand), Lee Min-ji (Australia), Lexi Thompson (USA), Brooke Henderson (Canada), Celine Boutier (France), Kim Hyo-joo, and Georgia Hall (England) remain unchanged from last week in the 1st and 10th places. .