BANGKOK — Ariya Jutanugarn, aka Pro May, was officially ranked the world’s top woman golfer Monday after winning the Manulife LPGA Classic on Sunday in Ontario, Canada.
Ariya, 21, ascended to the No. 1 spot after beating American golfer Lexi Thompson and Chun In-gee of South Korea in a playoff round, according to the official Women’s World Golf Rankings site.
Former top-ranked player Lydia Ko of New Zealand drops to the No. 2 spot.
Read: Jutanugarn Beats Thompson, Chun in Playoff at LPGA Classic
Last week, a miscalculation by the golf federation saw Ariya briefly proclaimed No. 1.
Jutanugarn Beats Thompson, Chun in Playoff at LPGA Classic