Korda cracks top 100 in women's rankings
Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Following her playoff victory at the Women's Australian Open on Sunday, Jessica Korda jumped 203 places in this week's women's world rankings.
Korda, who birdied the second playoff hole to defeat five other players and earn her first LPGA title, rose to 82nd this week.
There was little movement at the top of the rankings, as the top seven places remained the same.
Yani Tseng, who will defend her title at the Honda LPGA Thailand this week, remained No. 1 and was again followed by Suzann Pettersen, Na Yeon Choi, Cristie Kerr, Paula Creamer, Sun Ju Ahn and Jiyai Shin.
Brittany Lincicome and Stacy Lewis -- who were both in this weekend's playoff -- each rose a spot to eighth and ninth, respectively. I.K. Kim dropped two places to 10th.
Ai Miyazato remains the No. 11-ranked player, still followed by Amy Yang, Shanshan Feng, Chie Arimura, Ji-Hee Lee and Morgan Pressel.
Michelle Wie moved up one place to 17th as Angela Stanford dropped down to 18th. Catriona Matthew and Karrie Webb also switched spots, with Matthew moving up to 19th.
02/13 14:25:49 ET