DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Sung Hyun Park of South Korea has become the first LPGA Tour rookie to reach No. 1 in the world.
Park replaced So Yeon Ryu atop the women’s world ranking Monday without playing last week. Ryu lost the No. 1 ranking after 19 weeks when she failed to finish in a tie for sixth at the Toto Japan Classic.
The 24-year-old Park won 10 times on the Korean LPGA Tour. Park won the U.S. Women’s Open and already has clinched LPGA rookie of the year. She has a chance to become the…
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