Highly ranked LPGA players on long break

(AP Photo/Michael Woods, File)

Jin Young Ko figures to be plenty rested whenever the LPGA Tour resumes.

Ko left the CME Group Tour Championship in Naples, Florida, on Nov. 24 as the No. 1 player in women's golf, capping off her four-win, two-major season as the LPGA player of the year and winner of the Vare Trophy for lowest scoring average.

The plan was to return for the Asia swing in mid-February and work her way into the season.

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Money Leaders: LPGA Tour
Rank Player Earnings
1 Inbee Park $327,163
2 Madelene Sagstrom $323,095
3 Nasa Hataoka $313,272
4 Gaby Lopez $180,000
5 Hee Young Park $175,666
6 Celine Boutier $175,540
7 Danielle Kang $161,280
8 Sei Young Kim $126,778
9 Amy Olson $118,382
10 Brooke Henderson $102,169
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