Choi now No. 2 in women's golf rankings

July 9, 2012 at 2:38 PM
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., July 9 (UPI) -- U.S. Open champion Na Yeon Choi is now No. 2 in the world women's golf rankings behind leader Yani Tseng.

Choi's victory in the open Sunday was her sixth LPGA Tour victory.

She was fifth in the rankings last week.

After Tseng and Choi in the latest rankings released Monday are Stacy Lewis (3), Ai Miyazato (4) and Shanshan Feng (5.)

Suzann Pettersen is sixth and Amy Yang, who finished second to Choi in the open, rose seven spots to seventh.

Rounding out the Top 10, in order, are Sun Ju Ahn, Cristie Kerr and Jiyai Shin.

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