Brittany Lincicome jumps up 15 spots in Rolex Rankings

By The Sports Xchange
Brittany Lincicome. (UPI Photo/Christine Chew)
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American Brittany Lincicome, who won the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic over the weekend, moved up 15 spots to No. 33 in the Rolex Women's World Golf Rankings released Monday.

Lincicome beat U.S. Solheim Cup teammate Lexi Thompson with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff in the tournament held at Paradise Island, Bahamas. Lincicome and Thompson finished at 26-under 266 on Sunday, and the victory was Lincicome's seventh on the LPGA Tour.


Lydia Ko of New Zealand remains atop the Rolex Rankings for the 67th consecutive week while Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn holds the second ranking for the 27th straight week.

South Korea's Ingee Chun remains No. 3 while China's Shanshan Feng and Thompson round out the top five.

American Stacy Lewis moved up one spot to No. 13 after she finished one stroke behind Sunday.

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