Park up to No. 5 in women's world rankings
Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Inbee Park rallied to win the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia on Sunday and that helped her move up to fifth in this week's women's world rankings.
Park and runner-up Na Yeon Choi both improved one spot in the rankings.
Yani Tseng remained No. 1 and was followed by Stacy Lewis and Choi. Shanshan Feng was bumped to fourth with Choi's move and Jiyai Shin slipped to No. 6 with Park up to five.
Ai Miyazato held steady at seven and was followed by Mika Miyazato, who is no relation. Mika improved one as Suzann Pettersen dipped a notch to ninth.
So Yeon Ryu stayed put at No. 10, while Paula Creamer improved two spaces to 11th. Creamer's move pushed Sun Ju Ahn and Amy Yang down to 12 and 13. Cristie Kerr remained No. 14 this week.
Karrie Webb, who finished third behind Park, moved up four to 15th this week. Azahara Munoz improved one to 16, while I.K. Kim and Angela Stanford were both down a pair to 17th and 18th.
Chie Arimura dipped one to 19th. Sun Young Yoo and Brittany Lincicome exchanged spots with Yoo moving to 20th and Lincicome dipping out of the top 20 to No. 21.
10/15 15:47:46 ET