After winning her first career title on the Korean Ladies Professional Golf Association (KLPGA) Tour, Bang Shin-sil has climbed to No. 110 in the world rankings 안전놀이터.
According to the Women’s Golf World Rankings released on Tuesday, Bang has climbed 123 spots to No. 110 from No. 233 last week. Bang reached the top spot at the KLPGA Tour’s 11th E1 Charity Open, which concluded on April 28 in Wonju, Gangwon Province. Bang, who was born in 2004, has been on an upward trajectory over the past month, playing the final round of three tournaments in the championship group.
With the win, Bang ranked first on the KLPGA Tour this year in stroke average (70.08), driving distance (259.6 yards) and greens in regulation (79.6%). She also ranks sixth on the money list and third on the rookie standings. Bang caught the attention of fans with his long shots of around 300 yards, and he also gained popularity with his outstanding performance.
For the second week in a row, Ko remained atop the world standings. Nellie Korda (USA) is second, New Zealander Lydia Ko is third, Lilia Boo (USA) is fourth, and Australian Lee Min-ji is fifth. Kim Hyo-ju (KOR) tied for 10th place to round out the top 10. Fazari Anannarukarn (THA), who won the Bank of Hope Match Play on the U.S. Women’s Professional Golf (LPGA) Tour on Monday, jumped from 97th to 65th.