2017 Women's World Golf Rankings: No. 1, Top 50 at End of Year

Which golfer finished the year 2017 at No. 1 in the women's world golf rankings? On this page we'll find out that answer, plus look at the season-ending Top 50 in the Rolex Rankings, the official world rankings of women's professional golf.

Shanshan Feng finished 2017 at No. 1 in the rankings. Feng had three wins on the LPGA Tour during the year: the LPGA Volvik Championship, Toto Japan Classic and Blue Bay LPGA. She tied for fifth place in the U.S. Women's Open and had Top 10 finishes in two other LPGA majors.

Women's World Golf Rankings, End of 2017

These were the Top 50 golfers in the final Rolex Rankings of the calendar year 2017. For comparison's sake, the number next to each golfer's name is her average ranking points earned per start.

1. Shanshan Feng, China, 8.05
2. Sung Hyun Park, South Korea, 7.92
3. So Yeon Ryu, South Korea, 7.70
4. Lexi Thompson, United States, 7.41
5. In Gee Chun, South Korea, 6.42
6. Ariya Jutanugarn, Thailand, 6.35
7. Anna Nordqvist, Sweden, 6.29
8. I.K. Kim, South Korea, 6.26
9. Lydia Ko, New Zealand, 5.57
10. Cristie Kerr, United States, 5.39
11. Sei Young Kim, South Korea, 4.76
12. Hye Jin Choi, South Korea, 4.70
13. Inbee Park, South Korea, 4.68
14. Brooke Henderson, Canada, 4.56
15. Amy Yang, South Korea, 4.34
16. Stacy Lewis, United States, 3.99
17. Mirim Lee, South Korea, 3.85
18. Jin Young Ko, South Korea, 3.71
19. Minjee Lee, Australia, 3.68
20. Carlota Ciganda, Spain, 3.59
21. Danielle Kang, United States, 3.56
22. Moriya Jutanugarn, Thailand, 3.51
23. Jeongeun Lee6, South Korea, 3.35
24. Mi Jung Hur, South Korea, 3.29
25. Jiyai Shin, South Korea, 3.24
26. Jessica Korda, United States, 3.21
27. Ha Na Jang, South Korea, 3.16
28. Charley Hull, England, 3.07
29. Michelle Wie, United States, 2.97
30. Teresa Lu, Taiwan, 2.92
31. Ai Suzuki, Japan, 2.92
32. Suzann Pettersen, Norway, 2.88
33. Lizette Salas, United States, 2.87
34. Ha Neul Kim, South Korea, 2.76
35. Mi Hyang Lee, South Korea, 2.69
36. Hae Rym Kim, South Korea, 2.67
37. Eun-Hee Ji, South Korea, 2.66
38. Harukyo Nomura, Japan, 2.65
39. Minyoung2 Lee, South Korea, 2.65
40. Georgia Hall, England, 2.57
41. Gerina Piller, United States, 2.45
42. Brittany Altomare, United States, 2.45
43. Jodi Ewart Shadoff, England, 2.41
44. Nasa Hataoka, Japan, 2.30
45. Fumika Kawagishi, Japan, 2.28
46. Angel Yin, United States, 2.28
47. Marina Alex, United States, 2.22
48. Hyo Joo Kim, South Korea, 2.21
49. Chella Choi, South Korea, 2.16
50. Seung Hyun Lee, South Korea, 2.04

The above Top 50 was published by the Rolex Rankings on December 25, 2017. You can view the full rankings on that day here.

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