Korda climbs to 16th in world rankings
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Jessica Korda won for the second time this year on the LPGA Tour, and that helped her jump to 16th in this week's world rankings.
Korda moved up 10 places thanks to her third LPGA Tour title.
The top four in the rankings were unchanged, but every other spot in the top 20 changed from last week. Inbee Park remained No. 1 and was followed by Stacy Lewis, Lydia Ko and Suzann Pettersen.
Lexi Thompson inched up one to fifth and that bumped Karrie Webb down to sixth. Shanshan Feng and So Yeon Ryu traded spots with Feng up to No. 7.
Anna Nordqvist took second behind Korda and Michelle Wie shared third in Mobile. Nordqvist moved up four to No. 9, while Wie improved a pair to 10th.
Paula Creamer, Lizette Salas and Cristie Kerr all dropped two and are 11th through 13th this week. Catriona Matthew moved up two to 14, while Na Yeon Choi dipped a notch to 15th.
Korda was followed by Angela Stanford, who dropped two spots to 17th, and Amy Yang, Ha Na Jang and Azahara Munoz, who fell one place each and are 18th to 20th. I.K. Kim was 20th last week, but she was down one to 21st this week.
05/26 14:35:46 ET