Ariya Jutanugarn became the fourth repeat winner of the 2016 season and had the Rolex Rankings Move of the Week moving up eight spots to No. 13 with her solid play at the Kingsmill Championship Presented by JTBC. Jutanugarn sunk a clutch putt on 18 to finish one stroke ahead of Su Oh and pick up her second consecutive win.
“I mean, last win was like breakthrough everything, so after I won one tournament, because I really want to win one tournament this year,” said Jutanugarn. “And after I do that, I just feel like whatever it is, I’m just going to take it and have fun, so that’s the only thing…I expect more wins, but I don’t know about next week.”
Other Notable Moves:UL International Crown
- With Ariya Jutanugarn's win at the Kingsmill Championship she moved up eight spots in the rankings and holds the number one spot for Team Thailand
- Su Oh moved up 104 spots with her second place finish in Williamsburg and moves into the second position for team Australia
- Following the conclusion of the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship in June, the four highest ranked players from each of the eight qualifying countries will make up their respective teams for the matches.
- With Gerina Piller's T3 finish at the Kingsmill Championship, she moves to the 15th spot in the Olympic rankings, which qualifies her for the United States and she joins Lexi Thompson and Stacy Lewis, who are also currently qualified for the 2016 Olympics.