I.K. Kim gains No. 9 spot in women's golf rankings

July 8, 2013 at 10:03 AM
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., July 8 (UPI) -- I.K. Kim moves past Jiyai Shin for the No. 9 spot in the women's world golf rankings, the only change among the Top 10 players.

The LPGA was off last week. The Manulife Financial LPGA Classic starts Thursday in Waterloo, Canada, and the Marathon Classic in Ohio is scheduled July 18-21.

An adjustment in the rankings points put Kim ahead of Shin by 0.01 points. Shin is pushed to No. 10.

Inbee Park is far and away the No. 1-ranked women's golfer with a scoring points average more than 5 points better than second-ranked Stacy Lewis.

The world women's golf rankings Top 10, with player's name, the player's home country and rankings point average:

1. Inbee Park, South Korea, 13.31

2. Stacy Lewis, United States, 8.30

3. Suzann Pettersen, Norway, 7.96

4. Choi Na-yeon, South Korea, 7.59

5. Ryu So-yeon, South Korea, 7.37

6. Feng Shanshan, China, 6.32

7. Karrie Webb, Australia, 6.19

8. Yani Tseng, Taipei, 5.82

9. I.K. Kim, South Korea, 5.79

10. Jiyai Shin, South Korea, 5.78

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