From Thailand to Japan—female golf players have been impressing LPGA fans all over the world. With marked accomplishments across competitive tournaments and thousands of dollars worth of winning prizes bagged by these remarkably talented professional golfers, 2018 has been an impressive year in golf for women.
Let’s take a look at the top 10 performers of the year, according to the LPGA rankings.
The 5’7” Thai player who started her career in golf as a rookie in 2015 has quickly risen to the top over the past 3 years. With more than 7 million dollars in career earnings, the golfer has much to be proud of with her accomplishments. The player stands at number 2 according to the Rolex rankings and at number 1 according to the CME ranking. Jutanugarm played 25 events this year, scoring 3 wins and 4,002 globe points.
The Australian player started her career as a rookie in the same year as Jutanugarm—2015. Having bagged over 4 million dollars in career earnings, the professional golfer stands at number 5 as per the Rolex rankings and at number 2 according to the CME ranking. Lee has played 24 events this year, with a total of 2,785 globe points.
Brooke M. Henderson
Born and raised in Canada, this rising star also started her rookie year in 2015 and has earned over 4.7 million dollars in career earnings. Henderson currently stands at number 8 as per the Rolex rankings and at number 3 according to the CME ranking. Having played over 25 events, the player has accrued over 2,600 globe points.
Sung Hyun Park
Park started her rookie year only last year and has shown incredibly impressive performance since then. The Korean golfer has played over 21 events and scored a total of 2,323 globe points. Having earned more than 3.7 million dollars in career earnings, Park currently stands at number 1 according to Rolex rankings and at number 4 according to the CME ranking.
Sei Young Kim
Kim started her career in 2015 and has played at 23 events this year and scored over 2,200 globe points. Having made an impressive 5.7 million dollars in career earnings, the Korean golfer stands at number 10 with the Rolex rankings and at number 5 according to the CME ranking.
No matter how far they’ve gotten all these women have one thing in common: they all started small and made their way up quickly through determination, persistence and practicing their skill.
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