Two Events Remain For Players to Lock in Their Spots for the International Crown

Photo Credit: Gabriel Roux

The field of eight qualifying countries has officially been determined for the International Crown – the first-of-its-kind global team match play competition set for July 24-27, 2014 at Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills, Md.

There are now only two events left for players to lock in their spot and represent their country in the inaugural International Crown. Scheduled to take place July 24-27 at Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills, MD, the International Crown is a first-of-its-kind, biennial, global match play competition featuring teams from eight countries battling for the right to be “Crowned” the world’s best golf nation. Each of the countries will be represented by four players based on the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings announced on Monday March 31st at the Kraft Nabisco Championship.

After the fifth tournament of the season, South Korea and the United States remain firmly entrenched in the top-2 positions with Japan trailing both by 98 points.

Following the exciting playoff with Paula Creamer and Azahara Munoz at the HSBC Women's Champion, Spain is lessening the gap between themselves and Thailand with only six points between them. Munoz also moved up eight spots in the Rolex Rankings keeping her spot in second place for team Spain over Carolta Ciganda.

1) South Korea 27   2) United States 35   3) Japan 133
Inbee Park 1   Stacy Lewis  3   Mika Miyazato  25
So Yeon Ryu 5   Paula Creamer 8   Ai Miyazato 28
Na Yeon Choi 9   Lexi Thompson 10   Sakura Yokomine 37
I.K. Kim 12   Cristie Kerr 14   Rikako Morita 43
               
4) Thailand 246   5) Spain 252   6) Sweden 300
Pornanong Phatlum 33   Beatriz Recari 21   Anna Nordqvist  15
Ariya Jutanugarn 36   Azahara Munoz  24   Caroline Hedwall  22
Moriya Jutanugarn 79   Carolta Ciganda 41   Pernilla Lindberg 109
Thidapa Suwannapura 98   Belen Mozo 166   Mikaela Parmlid 154
               
7) Chinese Taipei 349   8) Australia 363      
Yani Tseng 42   Karrie Webb  6      
Teresa Lu 50   Katherine Kirk  106      
Candie Kung 93   Stacey Keating 124      
Hsuan-Yu Yao 164   Lindsey Wright 127      

 

Topics: International Crown

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