Ko Jin-young (28), who achieved two victories in the season, is on the verge of recapturing world No. 1.
In the women’s golf world ranking announced on the 16th (Korean time), Ko Jin-young ranked second with an average score of 8.38. Last year she moved up one place from third place and narrowed the gap with No. 1 Nelly Corda (8.40 rating) to 0.02. Lydia Ko (New Zealand, Rating 7.84), who was in second place, fell to third place.
Ko Jin-young,메이저사이트 who stopped competing in the tournament due to her wrist injury in the second half of last year and continued her treatment and rehabilitation, suffered from poor performance as she could not regain her former performance even after her return in October. In the meantime, she was stripped of her world No. 1 ranking, and she even slipped to No. 5 earlier this year.
After her treatment, rehabilitation and training, Ko Jin-young, who started her season, fired a flare of revival by winning the HSBC Women’s World Championship in Singapore in March. She followed this up and within two months she climbed back up the rankings to No. 2 in the world rankings with her second win of the season at the Founders Cup.
Jinyoung Ko, who won her second win of the season, is taking a break this week to recharge. There is no event on the LPGA Tour this week.
Korean-Australian Minji Min-ji, who finished runner-up after losing to Jin-young Ko after overtime at the Founders Cup, moved up to 5th place, while Ataya Titikkun (Thailand) was pushed down to 6th place.
Kim Hyo-joo and Jeon In-ji kept the 10th and 12th places, and Choi Hye-jin retreated one notch from 24th to 25th.
Kim Su-ji, who finished fourth in the Korea Women’s Professional Golf (KLPGA) NH Investment & Securities Ladies Championship, rose four places from last week to 33rd.
Lim Jin-hee, who won this competition, rose 19 places from last week to the 84th place.