Feng climbs to No. 4, Park remains No. 1 in rankings


NAPLES, Fla. – Shanshan Feng climbed three spots to No. 4 Monday in the release of the newest Rolex Women’s World Rankings.

Feng has been on a hot late-season run with two victories in her last four LPGA starts. She won the Reignwood Classic in her native China on Oct. 6, finished second in her next start at the Sime Darby Malaysia, tied for eighth at the Mizuno Classic and won the season-ending CME Group Titleholders on Sunday.

Inbee Park extended her reign at No. 1 to 33 weeks.

Lexi Thompson moved up one spot to No. 9, her highest position in the world rankings.

With her second-place finish at CME, Gerina Piller made the biggest move of any player among the top 400 in the world, vaulting 17 spots to No. 36, making her the seventh highest ranked American behind Stacy Lewis (No. 3), Thompson (No. 9), Cristie Kerr (No. 12), Paula Creamer (No. 13), Angela Stanford (No. 16) and Lizette Salas (No. 20).