On the strength of a strong finish at the latest LPGA tournament, South Korean Kim Sei-young returned to the top 10 in the women's golf rankings Tuesday.
Kim moved up a spot to No. 10 in the latest rankings, joining four other South Koreans inside the top 10. Kim traded places with South Korean rookie Park Sung-hyun, who fell to No. 11.
Kim previously dropped out of the top 10 on June 26, when she slipped from No. 10 to No. 11.
|In this Associated Press file photo taken on June 30, 2017, Kim Sei-young of South Korea watches the ninth green during the second round of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship at Olympia Fields Country Club in Olympia Fields, Illinois. (Yonhap)|
Kim finished in third place at last weekend's Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic, thanks to a blistering final round of nine-under 63. It was Kim's second consecutive top-10 finish and her fifth this season in 14 tournaments.
Kim won the Citibanamex Lorena Ochoa Match Play in Mexico City in May for her sixth career LPGA win. (Yonhap)