Corpus rose to the top 10 of the Rolex rankings after the major win | LPGA

Alisen Corpus found her form in her sophomore season on the LPGA Tour. When Corpus began the 2022 season, she was ranked 725th in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Ranking. The American steadily climbed the rankings during his rookie campaign, recording three top-10 finishes, including a runner-up finish at the ISPS Handa World Invitational and 17 cuts in his 24 total starts. With his mother as his traveling companion this season, the 25-year-old has climbed from 48th to 6th in the rankings. She made her latest leap following her big win at the US Women’s Open, which moved her up 23 places to world No. 6, her highest ranking in her two-year career. The Rolex first-time winner not only climbs the Rolex rankings, but also moves into the CME Globe in the season-long race. With this win, Corpus is now in the hunt for the biggest awards of the year, currently sitting at No. 1 and the Rolex Annika Major Award at No. 1 and sits 3rd in the Rolex Player of the Year race. In the race for CME Globe positions no. 8.

Rose Zhang is up to world No. 37

Rose Zhang has been quietly making her way up the world rankings, and this week was no different. She moved up eight spots in the rankings from 45th to 37th after finishing T9 at the US Women’s Open. Fans are used to seeing Zhang’s name at the top of the leaderboard; In three events, the 2023 LPGA Tour rookie Mizuho won the Americas Open, finished in a tie for eighth at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship and had her second consecutive top 10 finish at a major in California last week. Although she couldn’t get the win at Pebble Beach, her solid performance indicates that Zhang could find the winner’s circle again this season. It’s only a matter of time.

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CME Globe is a new leader in racing

After tying for 20th at the US Women’s Open in Pebble Beach, Ruening took the top spot in the race to CME Globe season-long. While Yin moved up one place in the rankings with 1,510.450 points, Ayaka Furu’s T6 showing moved her up two places, from fourth to second, just 7.325 points behind Yin. Although the Japan native has yet to break into the winner’s circle this season, last week’s T6 was his seventh top 10 of 2023.

Jin Young Ko, world No. 1 in the Rolex rankings, dropped to solo third after a rare missed cut at the US Women’s Open and is less than 35 points behind with 1,477.823 points. Lilia Wu in fourth place, 1,388.643 points; The Tour sophomore has two wins this season, becoming Rolex’s first-ever winner at the Honda LPGA Thailand and his first major win at The Chevron Championship. Rounding out the top five was Ashley Buhai (1,215.271 points), who won the Shoprite LPGA Classic presented by Acer with five additional top-10 finishes.

The 2023 race to the CME Globe continues with 500 points at this week’s Dana Open at Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania, Ohio.

USA Solheim Cup standings update

Players have moved in and out of the top seven Solheim Cup standings, and the final few guaranteed spots on this year’s team are still up for grabs. Corpus moved from seventh to third in the US Solheim Cup team rankings with her win at the US Women’s Open and will represent the US in her first Solheim Cup in September. Jennifer Kupso went one down after missing the cut last week, but she’s tied for seventh with a 55-point lead over Cheyenne Knight.

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Meanwhile, stellar performances from two-time Solheim Cup winner Allie Ewing and rookie Zhang keep them in the spotlight as they compete for two guaranteed spots heading into the top two. Rolex Ranking Not already eligible. Ewing’s eleventh-place finish at Pebble Beach moved her up two places in the world rankings to 36th, while Zhang moved up eight places to 37th.

With three more captains’ selections lined up to round out the team, U.S. captain Stacey Lewis has a lot to think about as the 2023 Solheim Cup approaches, with only seven events remaining until the team is finalized on August 28, 2023. Following the CPKC Women’s Open.

Europe Solheim Cup standings update

Lynn Grant and Maja Stark continue to lead the rankings for the Solheim Cup Team Europe But Carlotta Siganda closed the gap and trailed Starc by just over 16 points for one of the team’s automatic points. The Spaniard slipped one place in the Rolex rankings to world No. 31, but is one of six players currently qualified. Rolex Ranking.

But the story of the week at the US Women’s Open for the European team was Charlie Hull and her runner-up performance. The five-time European Solheim Cup team member had an inspired 66 in the final round at Pebble Beach to climb eight places in the world rankings to 18th and peak at the right time.

Following the ISPS Handa World Invitational, with four captains selections in addition to automatic qualifiers and only six events remaining, European captain Suzanne Pietersen will closely monitor rankings and tournament performance until the team is finalized on August 20, 2023. In the coming weeks.

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