2021 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 2021? 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 2021's top-ranked golfers.

Nelly Korda finished the year 2021 at No. 1 in the rankings. Korda earned her first major championship during the year at the 2021 Women's PGA Championship, and also won the Pelican Women's Championship. Plus, she was the gold-medal winner in the 2021 Summer Olympics.

Women's World Golf Rankings, End of 2021

These were the Top 50 golfers in the final Rolex Rankings of the calendar year 2021. For comparison's sake, the number next to each golfer's name is her average ranking points earned per start.

1. Nelly Korda, United States, 9.75
2. Jin Young Ko, South Korea, 9.71
3. Lydia Ko, New Zealand, 5.79
4. Sei Young Kim, South Korea, 5.76
5. Inbee Park, South Korea, 5.76
6. Nasa Hataoka, Japan, 5.44
7. Minjee Lee, Australia, 5.31
8. Yuka Saso, Philippines, 5.08
9. Hyo Joo Kim, South Korea, 4.82
10. Brooke M. Henderson, Canada, 4.54
11. Danielle Kang, United States, 4.42
12. Lexi Thompson, United States, 4.31
13. Patty Tavatanakit, Thailand, 4.11
14. Ayaka Furue, Japan, 3.63
15. Anna Nordqvist, Sweden, 3.62
16. Mone Inami, Japan, 3.60
17. Jeong Eun Lee6, South Korea, 3.31
18. Min Ji Park, South Korea, 3.28
19. Atthaya Thitikul, Thailand, 3.27
20. Lizette Salas, United States, 3.27
21. Jessica Korda, United States, 3.15
22. Ally Ewing, United States, 3.11
23. Shanshan Feng, China, 3.09
24. Ariya Jutanugarn, Thailand, 3.04
25. So Yeon Ryu, South Korea, 3.02
26. Hannah Green, Australia, 2.95
27. Ha Na Jang, South Korea, 2.88
28. Celine Boutier, France, 2.87
29. Georgia Hall, England, 2.84
30. Austin Ernst, United States, 2.74
31. Hae Ran Ryu, South Korea, 2.67
32. Hee Jeong Lim, South Korea, 2.62
33. Charley Hull, England, 2.53
34. Moriya Jutanugarn, Thailand, 2.45
35. In Gee Chun, South Korea, 2.41
36. Megan Khang, United States, 2.40
37. Hinako Shibuno, Japan, 2.37
38. Mao Saigo, Japan, 2.35
39. Yealimi Noh, United States, 2.33
40. Leona Maguire, Ireland, 2.30
41. Sophia Popov, Germany, 2.29
42. Jennifer Kupcho, United States, 2.29
43. Yuna Nishimura, Japan, 2.29
44. Madelene Sagstrom, Sweden, 2.26
45. Amy Olson, United States, 2.23
46. Carlota Ciganda, Spain, 2.20
47. A Lim Kim, South Korea, 2.16
48. Mina Harigae, United States, 2.15
49. So Mi Lee, South Korea, 2.09
50. Nanna Koerstz Madsen, Denmark, 2.04

The above Top 50 was published by the Rolex Rankings on December 27, 2021. You can view the full rankings on that day here.

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