Rosters set for next month's UL International Crown

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SAMMAMISH, Wash. – The UL International Crown rosters are set for next month’s international team event.

With Sunday’s conclusion of the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, the lineups for the four-woman national teams were finalized for the eight participating teams headed to the Merit Club July 22-24 in Chicago.

Amy Yang knocked Ha Na Jang off the Republic of Korea roster in the most significant move on the last weekend of qualifying.

While Brittany Lincicome made a run at making the American team, she couldn’t overtake Cristie Kerr for the last spot.

The Koreans secured the No. 1 seed for pool play and the Americans the No. 2 seed.

Here are the team rosters with world rankings and the Pool A and B lineups with seeding:

POOL A

1 The Korean Republic: No. 3 Inbee Park, No. 5 Sei Young Kim, 6 In Gee Chun, No. 8 Amy Yang.

3 Japan: No. 22 Haru Nomura, No. 41 Shiho Oyama, No. 42 Mika Miyazato, No. 45 Ayaka Watanabe.

5 Chinese Taipei: No. 25 Teresa Lu, No. 37 Candie Kung, No. 70 Yani Tseng, No. 132 Ssu-Chia Cheng.

7 England: No. 26 Charley Hull, No. 102 Holly Clyburn, No. 107 Melissa Reid, No. 125 Jodi Ewart-Shadoff.


POOL B

2 The United States: No. 4 Lexi Thompson, No.  9 Stacy Lewis, No. 15 Gerina Piller, No. 20 Cristie Kerr.

4 Australia: No. 13 Minjee Lee, No. 40 Su-Hyun Oh, No. 53 Karrie Webb, No. 155 Rebecca Artis.

6 Thailand : No. 7 Ariya Jutanugarn, No. 32 Pornanong Phatlum, No. 95 Moriya Jutanugarn, No. 164 Porani Chutichai.

8 China: No. 12 Shanshan Feng, No. 58 Xiyu Lin, No. 115 Jing Yan, No. 210 Yuting Shi.

Each country will play two, four-ball matches between each of the other three countries in its pool (Thursday - Saturday). The top two point-earning countries from each pool and one wild card country will advance to play in Sunday’s singles matches.