‘KLPGA total 10 wins’ Lee Jung-min leaps 52 steps to 140th place in the world rankings

 Lee Jung-min (30, Hanwha Q Cells), who won her 10th personal championship on the Korean Women’s Professional Golf (KLPGA) Tour, made a big leap in the world rankings.

In the Rolex Women’s Golf World Rankings announced on the 20th (hereinafter Korean time), Lee Jung-min marked 140th, up 52 spots from 192nd last week with her ranking point of 0.81.

Lee Jung-min won the KLPGA Tour PLK Pacific Rings 안전놀이터 Korea Championship, which ended on the 18th, with a final total of 9 under par and 207 strokes. After quenching his thirst for victory in four years last year, he won the championship trophy again in one year, becoming the 14th player in KLPGA history to reach 10 personal wins.

With this victory, the world rankings also jumped significantly. As major tours such as the LPGA Tour are currently taking a break, the rise in the rankings was even greater.

Lee Jung-min, who maintained the top 20-30 in the world rankings from 2014 to 2016 during his heyday, has provided an opportunity to take off again with this victory.

Choi Ye-rim (23, SK Networks), who finished runner-up after Lee Jung-min in the same competition, also raised the rankings. Yerim Choi, who marked her fifth runner-up finish since her debut at the event, placed 103rd, up 20 spots from her last week.

The top rankings did not change significantly. While Lydia Ko (New Zealand) kept first place for four consecutive weeks, Nellie Koda (USA), Ataya Titikun (Thailand), Lee Min-ji (Australia), and Ko Jin-young (27, Solaire) maintained the 2nd to 5th places.

Lexi Thompson (USA) and Brooke Henderson (Canada) swapped places and marked 6th and 7th respectively, followed by Jeon In-ji (28, KB Financial Group), Kim Hyo-joo (27, Lotte), and Hataoka NASA (Japan). Followed.