Jun 26, 2023, 01:02 PM ET
South Korea’s Jin Young Ko was ranked No. 1 in the world Monday for a record-setting 159th week, and rising star Rose Zhang is now in the leading 50
Ko. remained atop the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings after a tie for 20th at this past week’s KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, surpassing the 158 weeks spent at No. 1 by Lorena Ochoa of Mexico from 2007 to 2010. Ko, a 15-time winner on the LPGA Tour, has held the No. 1 spot 5 completely different occasions since April 2019. This is the 27-year-old’s sixth consecutive week there
Ko has received twice in 2023, at the HSBC Women’s World Championship and the Cognizant Founders Cup
„It’s. an honor, folks saying with Lorena and me in the similar sentence. It makes me happy, however additionally it makes me humble,“ mentioned Ko, a two-time LPGA Tour Player of the Year. „It’s nice five hundred. to stand with Lorena“
Zhang. climbed 19 spots to No. 45 in the rankings after her tie for eighth in this past week’s main. The record-setting novice now has a win and a second top-10 in her first two begins as a professional
Ruoning. Yin, who claimed her first main championship Sunday, vaulted 20 spots to No. 5 in the rankings
Reuters. contributed to this story.