Oyama soars in women’s world rankings

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Updated: December 2, 2013

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Shiho Oyama won the fourth and final
major on the Japan LPGA on Sunday and that helped her jump 14 places in this
week’s world rankings.

Oyama moved to No. 51 in the new rankings.

Inbee Park held steady at No. 1 and was followed again by Suzann Pettersen,
Stacy Lewis, Shanshan Feng, So Yeon Ryu, Lydia Ko, Na Yeon Choi, Karrie Webb,
Lexi Thompson and I.K. Kim.

Catriona Matthew remained in 11th place and was trailed by Cristie Kerr, Paula
Creamer, Jiyai Shin, Amy Yang and Angela Stanford.

The only change in the top 20 came in 17th and 18th as Hee Young Park inched
up one to No. 17, while Ai Miyazato dipped a notch to 18th. Beatriz Recari and
Lizette Salas again rounded out the top 20 this week.