Webb inches up to No. 5 in women's world rankings
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Karrie Webb rallied for her second win of the season, and 41st of her career, on the LPGA Tour and that helped her move to No. 5 in this week's world rankings.
Webb started the year at No. 8 and was up to sixth before her second win at the JTBC Founders Cup.
The top four were the same again this week with Inbee Park followed by Suzann Pettersen, Stacy Lewis and Lydia Ko.
Webb's move bumped So Yeon Ryu down one to sixth. Shanshan Feng stayed put at No. 7 and was trailed again by Paula Creamer, Na Yeon Choi, Lexi Thompson and Catriona Matthew.
Cristie Kerr improved two places to 12th, while I.K. Kim slipped one to 13th. Amy Yang, who was one of five players that shared second behind Webb, climbed three to No. 14.
Ha Na Jang dropped two to 15, while Anna Nordqvist and Angela Stanford were down one spot apiece to 16 and 17. Hee Young Park improved one spot to 18th, Azahara Munoz jumped five positions to 19th and Jiyai Shin fell two to 20th.
Lizette Salas, who was 20th a week ago, was down one to 21st. Mirim Lee, who shared second with Lewis, Ko, Yang and Munoz, soared 33 places to No. 59 this week.
03/24 16:45:41 ET