Inbee Park cracks top 10 in Rolex rankings

By The Sports Xchange  |  March 7, 2017 at 2:08 AM
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March 7 (UPI) -- South Korean Inbee Park, who won the HSBC Women's Champions in Singapore over the weekend, moved up three spots to No. 9 in the Rolex Women's World Golf Rankings released Monday.

Park won by one stroke after closing with a round of 8-under 64 on Sunday to finish one shot ahead of No. 2-ranked Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand.

Lydia Ko of New Zealand remains atop the Rolex Rankings for the 72nd consecutive week while Jutanugarn holds the second ranking for the 32nd straight week.

No. 3 China's Shanshan Feng and South Korea's In Gee Chun swapped places, while Ha-Na Jang of South Korea rounded out the top five.

Lexi Thompson dropped two spots as the top American at No. 7, with Stacy Lewis falling one slot to 14th.

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