Jang passes Yang for fourth Korean Olympic bid


South Korea is going to have no problem maxing out its four Olympic bids. It has more players in the top 15 in the Rolex world rankings than it has available berths, and this week saw a change in the country's potential golf roster for Rio.

Ha Na Jang passed Amy Yang to move to eighth in the world, granting her - at least for now - what would be the fourth and final South Korean Olympic berth. Jang joins No. 2 Inbee Park, No. 5 Sei Young Kim and No. 7 In Gee Chun as South Korea's current Olympic representatives.

Of course, plenty can change between now and the end of qualifying on July 11. South Korea has five more players inside the world's top 20, including Yang, who could play their way in over the next seven weeks. Park's health is also of some concern at the moment. The seven-time major champion is battling a thumb injury and withdrew from last week's Volvik Championship after an opening-round 84. 

Currently, South Korea is the only country on the women's side to have the maximum four players qualified to go to Rio. The United States has three in Lexi Thompson, Stacy Lewis, and Gerina Piller. No other country has more than two.