Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Cristie Kerr topped Suzann Pettersen on
the second playoff hole on Sunday to win the Kingsmill Championship for the
third time and move into the top 10 of the women's world rankings.
Kerr's 16th career LPGA Tour title jumped her two spots in the rankings up to
Inbee Park and Stacy Lewis remained the top two players in the rankings, while
Pettersen moved up two spots to third despite the loss.
Pettersen's moved dropped Na Yeon Choi and Yani Tseng each a spot to fourth
and fifth, respectively.
So Yeon Ryu, Jiyai Shin, Shanshan Feng and Ai Miyazato held firm from six
through nine ahead of Kerr.
Paula Creamer stayed at 11th and Karrie Webb fell two spots to 12th. Mika
Miyazato moved up two places to 13th, which dropped I.K. Kim and Catriona
Matthew a spot each to 14th and 15th.
Azahara Munoz and Amy Yang remained in 16th and 17th, while 17-year-old Ariya
Jutanugarn vaulted five places to No. 18 after tying for third at the
Jutanugarn's move dropped Angela Stanford, Lizette Salas, Mi-Jeong Jeon, Lydia
Ko and Sun Ju Ahn all a spot to sit 19th through 23rd.
Lexi Thompson stayed at 24th and Karine Icher moved up a place to round out
the top 25.
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