DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Feng Shanshan continues her move up the women's world golf rankings, picking up another spot to No. 3 as of Monday.
Feng has a pair of LPGA of Japan Tour wins this year to go with the World Ladies Championship in Europe and the LPGA Championship. She is now ranked No. 3 with a ranking points average of 8.42, just behind No. 2 Stacy Lewis (8.52).
Feng's move up is reflected in the drop of one spot by Choi Na-yeon, whose average is 8.38.
The rest of the women's Top 10 remains unchanged,
Yani Tseng, who missed the cut at this week's Jamie Farr Toledo Classic, is atop the rankings for a 78th consecutive week. Her average is 14.60.
Ai Miyazato is fifth at 7.83 followed by Suzann Pettersen (7.37) in sixth and No. 7 Amy Yank (6.35). Ahn Sun-ju takes the eighth spot with an average of 6.06, just up on No. 9 Christie Kerr (6.04). Kim In-kyung (5.46) is again 10th.
Ryu So-Yeon won the Jamie Farr Toledo Classic by seven strokes and leaps 10 places to No. 12 in the rankings.
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