Los Angeles - Feng Shanshan has retained her world number
one ranking following the LPGA Tour's season finale, the latest women's golf
rankings showed on Monday.
Feng, the first golfer from China to claim a number one
ranking, finished the LPGA Tour Championship tied for 21st on Sunday.
That was enough to see her hang onto the No 1 spot she had
obtained earlier this month.
South Korean rookie Park Sung-Hyun was second in the
rankings with Ryu So-Yeon third.
Park had looked poised to claim the top spot in the rankings
from Feng after leading at the halfway stage at the Tour Championship.
American Lexi Thompson, who missed a two-footer on the final
hole on Sunday that would have given her victory, was fourth in the rankings.
Instead Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn snatched the title with
a 25-foot putt on the last. Sunday's win helped Ariya move up to fifth in the