Rolex Rankings Move of the Week: Anna Nordqvist

Anna Nordqvist
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Anna Nordqvist of Sweden raises the trophy after winning the KIA Classic at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad, California.

Anna Nordqvist had the Rolex Rankings Move of the Week with her win at the Kia Classic. Nordqvist moved up six spot to crack the top-10 at No. 10.

The Sweden claimed her fourth LPGA Tour victory after carding a 5-under 67 in the final roundNordqvist started two shots off the lead on Sunday and finished with six birdies and a bogey on the par 5 17th hole to top American Lizette Salas by one shot.

Nordqvist shot a first-round 73 on Thursday and was in a tie for 53rd after 18 holes. But the 27-year old shot back-to-back 67’s on the weekend to close.

“I’m very excited,” said Nordqvist. “Just still can’t believe it. I was a couple shots back going into today and just told myself to give it a shot. I ended up making quite a bit of birdies out there. So obviously very happy and excited I’ve had two wins this season.”

Other Notable Moves:
- Lexi Thompson moved up one spots to No. 9 securing her spot for the U.S. Team at the International Crown.
- Lizette Salas moved up seven spots to No. 14 with her outstanding play.

Topics: Rolex Rankings Move of the Week, Nordqvist, Anna, Kia Classic

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