Shin Ji-ae, in her ‘second prime’, entered the top 50 in the world rankings in 1 year and 5 months

Entering 2023, Shin Ji-ae (35, Three Bond), who is enjoying her ‘second heyday’, succeeded in entering the top 50 of the world rankings in just over a year and five months.

In the Rolex Women’s Golf World Rankings released on the 18th (Korean time), Shin Ji-ae marked 45th, up 12 places from her 57th place last week, with her ranking point of 1.90.

It has been 1 year and 5 months since November 2021 that Ji-ae Shin has been listed in the top 50 of her world rankings.

Shin Ji-ae, who won her pro tour stage almost every year until 2021, didn’t win a win last year.

But this year, she’s back to life and she’s doing her thing again. After winning the Australian Women’s Professional Golf (WPGA) Tour Victorian Open in February, she won the Daikin Orchid Ladies Golf Tournament, the opening match of the new season of the Japan Women’s Professional Golf (JLPGA) Tour, last month.

Shin Ji-ae, who added her two wins and took her 63rd professional win, competed for the lead until the final day at the JLPGA Tour KKT Cup Van Terrin Ladies Open last week, where she finished runner-up.

Shin Ji-ae, who has won, runner-up and third place in each of the five JLPGA tournaments held so far, leads the division with her season prize money of 32.8 million yen (approximately 320 million won).

Seong Yu-jin (23, Hanwha Q CELLS), who finished runner-up at the Lotte Championship of the LPGA Tour last week after an overtime match, raised her ranking to 107th, up 28 places from 135th last week.

Grace Kim, a Korean-American who won her first debut victory by defeating Sung Yu-jin in overtime, successfully entered the top 100 by climbing 98 places from 178 steps to 80th place.

Lee Joo-mi (28, Golden Blue), who also won her first championship at the Korea Women’s Professional Golf (KLPGA) Tour Mediheal and Hankook Ilbo Championships, moved up 138 places from 320th to 182nd.

On the other hand, there was no significant change in the top rankings. Lydia Ko (New Zealand) maintained first place for 21 consecutive weeks, followed by Nellie Korda (USA) and Ko Jin-young (28, Solaire).

Lee Min-ji, a Korean-American,메이저놀이터 swapped seats with Ataya Titikkun (Thailand), each rising to fourth place, while Titikkun fell to fifth.

Lexi Thompson (USA), Brooke Henderson (Canada), Celine Boutier (France), Kim Hyo-joo (28, Lotte), and Georgia Hall (England) maintained 6th to 10th places, and at the Chevron Championship, the first major tournament of the season to be held this week, their career Jeon In-ji (29, KB Financial Group), who is challenging the Grand Slam, marked 11th place.

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