Wie vaults to No. 13 in women's world rankings
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Michelle Wie earned her first victory since 2010 at the LPGA LOTTE Championship on Sunday, and that vaulted her to No. 13 in this week's world rankings.
Wie, whose last victory came at the 2010 Canadian Women's Open, jumped up 10 places from No. 23 last week.
Every player ahead of Wie maintained their positions, as Inbee Park held on to the top spot ahead of Suzann Pettersen, Stacy Lewis, Lydia Ko, Karrie Webb, Lexi Thompson, So Yeon Ryu, Paula Creamer, Anna Nordqvist, Cristie Kerr and Na Yeon Choi.
Angela Stanford took second place behind Wie at Ko Olina Golf Club and that moved her up three places to No. 14.
The movements of Wie and Stanford caused Catriona Matthew, Lizette Salas, Amy Yang and I.K. Kim to all fall a pair of slots to sit 15th through 18th. Azahara Munoz held firm in 19th, while Ha Na Jang dropped two places to round out the top 20.
04/21 13:08:26 ET