2020 Women's World Golf Rankings: No. 1, Top 50 at End of Year

Who was the No. 1 player in women's golf at the end of 2020? Which golfers finished the year ranked the highest in the Rolex Rankings, the official world rankings of women's golf? Below is the year-end list of 2020's top-ranked golfers.

Jin Young Ko finished the year 2020 at No. 1 in the rankings. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ko played only four tournaments on the LPGA Tour, but she was runner-up in one, and won the season-ending CME Group Tour Championship. Her No. 1 ranking at the end of 2020 reflects, in part, her stellar 2019 season in which Ko won four times on the LPGA, including two major championships.

Women's World Golf Rankings, End of 2020

These were the Top 50 golfers in the final Rolex Rankings of the calendar year 2020. For comparison's sake, the number next to each golfer's name is her average ranking points earned per start.

1. Jin Young Ko, South Korea, 9.05
2. Sei Young Kim, South Korea, 7.77
3. Inbee Park, South Korea, 6.56
4. Nelly Korda, United States, 6.34
5. Danielle Kang United States, 6.32
6. Brooke Henderson, Canada, 5.73
7. Nasa Hataoka, Japan, 5.51
8. Minjee Lee, Australia, 5.08
9. Hyo-Joo Kim, South Korea, 4.90
10. Sung Hyung Park, South Korea, 4.67
11. Lexi Thompson, United States, 4.48
12. Jeongeun Lee6, South Korea, 4.27
13. Hinako Shibuno, Japan, 3.90
14. So Yeon Ryu, South Korea, 3.84
15. Carlota Ciganda, Spain, 3.77
16. Ayaka Furue, Japan, 3.71
17. Hae Ran Ryu, South Korea, 3.59
18. Hannah Green, Australia, 3.51
19. Jennifer Kupcho, United States, 3.31
20. Ha Na Jang, South Korea, 3.30
21. Ariya Jutanugarn, Thailand, 3.28
22. Ai Suzuki, Japan, 3.21
23. Jessica Korda, United States, 3.14
24. Mi Jung Hur, South Korea, 3.13
25. Hye Jin Choi, South Korea, 3.10
26. Sophia Popov, Germany, 3.03
27. Hee Jeong Lim, South Korea, 3.03
28. Mirim Lee, South Korea, 2.98
29. Lydia Ko, New Zealand, 2.92
30. A Lim Kim, South Korea, 2.88
31. Shanshan Feng, China, 2.87
32. Austin Ernst, United States, 2.87
33. Lizette Salas, United States, 2.84
34. Charley Hull, England, 2.80
35. Ally Ewing, United States, 2.80
36. Stacy Lewis, United States, 2.79
37. Jiyai Shin, South Korea, 2.79
38. Georgia Hall, England, 2.70
39. Melissa Reid, England, 2.64
40. Amy Olson, United States, 2.63
41. Min Ji Park, South Korea, 2.63
42. Marina Alex, United States, 2.61
43. Moriya Jutanugarn, Thailand, 2.56
44. Amy Yang, South Korea, 2.51
45. Yuka Saso, Philippines, 2.47
46. Yealimi Noh, United States, 2.47
47. Brittany Altomare, United States, 2.46
48. Seon Woo Bae, South Korea, 2.46
49. Megan Khang, United States, 2.33
50. Da Yeon Lee, South Korea, 2.30

The above Top 50 was published by the Rolex Rankings on December 28, 2020. You can view the full rankings on that day here.

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