Chinese rookie Yin Luoning becomes the new world number one in women’s golf… Ko Jin-young maintains 4th place

Chinese rookie Yin Luoning (21) has risen to No. 1 in the new women’s golf world rankings.

According to the official women’s golf world rankings announced on the 12th (Korean time), Yin Luoning recorded an average of 8.11 points, surpassing Lilia Bu (USA) to take first place.

With this, Yin Luoning becomes the second Chinese female athlete to be ranked first in the world, following Feng Shanshan, who reached the top from November 2017 to April 2018. She is the first Chinese player to reach No. 1 in the world rankings for five years and five months since Feng Shanshan.스포츠토토

Yin Luoning said, “Being number 1 in the world means a lot. “It was like a dream come true for me,” he said. “I got goosebumps. “She is ranked No. 1 in the world, which is a big step for her to chase after Feng Shanshan,” she said.

Yin Luoning will compete in the women’s golf game with the Chinese national team led by coach Feng Shanshan at the Hangzhou Asian Games to be held in Hangzhou, China on the 23rd.

Yin Luoning said, “All this time, she hasn’t had much opportunity to talk to Feng Shanshan. “But since Feng Shanshan is our national team coach, she wants to go back to China to play the Asian Games and spend more time together,” she said.

Yin Luoning had to finish in the top four at the Kroger Queen City Championship on the American Women’s Professional Golf (LPGA) Tour, which ended on the 11th, for her to rise to No. 1 in the world rankings. Her final total was 14-under-par 274, two strokes behind her co-leaders Lee Min-ji (Australia) and Charlie Hull (England), and although she did not advance to the playoffs, she finished alone in third place and was ranked No. 1 in the world. succeded.

Luoning Yin, who is in her second year on the LPGA tour this year, won her first ever victory at the Dio Implant LA Open in March, and three months later, in June, she won the major tournament, the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship. Yin Luoning, who has been on the rise again by finishing in the top three in three consecutive competitions, became the fifth player to reach No. 1 in the world rankings this year, following Lydia Ko (New Zealand), Bu, Nellie Koda (USA), and Jinyoung Ko (28).

Yin Luoning said, “I am recording good rankings every week and am confident that I can win every week. He also expressed confidence, saying, “I am surprised at my consistent play.”

After losing first place to Inluoning, Bu fell to second place in the world rankings, and Koda, Ko Jin-young, Celine Boutier (France), and Kim Hyo-joo (28) maintained their rankings from third to sixth.

Lee Min-ji, who won her 9th LPGA Tour victory at the Kroger Queen City Championship, rose 6 places to 7th place, and Hull, who finished runner-up after overtime, rose 1 place to 8th place.

Park Ji-young (27), who won the KB Financial Star Championship, a major tournament on the Korea Ladies Professional Golf (KLPGA) tour that ended on the 10th, was ranked 41st, up 8 places.

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