Henderson, who won the LPGA Opening Match ‘Wire-to-Wire’, leaps to 6th place in the world rankings
Correspondent Moon Dae-hyun = Brooke Henderson (Canada), who won the wire-to-wire championship in the opening game of the LPGA Tour, rose to 6th in the world rankings.
In the women’s golf world rankings announced on the 24th (Korean time), Henderson ranked 6th, up from 7th last week with a score of 5.51. She is 0.24 points behind Ko Jin-young (Solaire, 5.75 points) in 5th place.
Henderson won the wire-to-wire championship with a final total of 16 under par 272 at the Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions, the opening day of the LPGA Tour 2023 season, which ended on the 23rd.
Henderson, who led the 2nd place group by 3 strokes until the 3rd round, did not lose the lead even on the final day, added a birdie on the 15th hole (par 5) in the second half, and blocked all remaining holes with pars to secure her championship.
Meanwhile, the position of the top rankers remained unchanged.
Lydia Ko (New Zealand) kept the first place, and Nellie Koda (USA), Lee Min-ji (Australia), and Ataya Titikun (Thailand) were in second to fourth places. Ko Jin-young also kept 5th place.
Lexi Thompson (USA), who was in 6th place, fell to 7th place behind Henderson. 토토사이트
Jeon In-ji (29, KB Financial Group) and Kim Hyo-joo (28, Lotte) maintained 8th and 9th places, respectively.
Park Min-ji (25, NH Investment & Securities) ranked 16th, Choi Hye-jin (24, Lotte) 20th, and Kim Se-young (30, Mediheal) 25th.