2010 Women's World Golf Rankings: No. 1, Top 50 at End of Year

Which golfer finished the year 2010 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.

Jiyai Shin was ranked No. 1 in the Rolex Rankings at the end of 2010. Shin won twice on the LPGA Tour during 2010, at the Evian Masters and the Mizuno Classic. She had Top 5 finishes in three of the LPGA majors. Shin also won the Cyber Agent Ladies tournament on the Japan Tour; and the KLPGA Championship in Korea.

Women's World Golf Rankings, End of 2010

These were the Top 50 golfers in the final Rolex Rankings of the calendar year 2010. For comparison's sake, the number next to the name of each golfer inside the Top 10 is her average ranking points earned per start.

1. Jiyai Shin, South Korea, 10.82
2. Cristie Kerr, United States, 10.26
3. Suzann Pettersen, Norway, 10.23
4. Na Yeon Choi, South Korea, 10.14
5. Yani Tseng, Taiwan, 9.90
6. Ai Miyazato, Japan, 9.59
7. I.K. Kim, South Korea, 7.93
8. Sun Ju Ahn, South Korea, 7.31
9. Song Hee Kim, South Korea, 7.07
10. Michelle Wie, United States, 6.93
11. Paula Creamer, United States
12. Inbee Park, South Korea
13. Sakura Yokomine, Japan
14. Anna Nordqvist, Sweden
15. Karrie Webb, Australia
16. Mi Jeong Jeon, South Korea
17. Morgan Pressel, United States
18. Chie Arimura, Japan
19. Katherine Hull, Australia
20. Angela Stanford, United States
21. Hee Kyung Seo, South Korea
22. Brittany Lincicome, United States
23. Mika Miyazato, Japan
24. Maria Hjorth, Sweden
25. Amy Yang, South Korea
26. Yukari Baba, Japan
27. Yuri Fudoh, Japan
28. Sun Young Yoo, South Korea
29. Na Ri Kim, South Korea
30. Bo Mee Lee, South Korea
31. Sophie Gustafson, Sweden
32. Catriona Matthew, Scotland
33. Ji Hee Lee, South Korea
34. Se Ri Pak, South Korea
35. Kristy McPherson, United States
36. Soo Jin Yang, South Korea
37. Stacy Lewis, United States
38. Shinobu Moromizato, Japan
39. Jee Young Lee, South Korea
40. So Yeon Ryu, South Korea
41. Miki Saiki, Japan
42. Azahara Munoz, Spain
43. Hee Young Park, South Korea
44. M.J. Hur, South Korea
45. Momoko Ueda, Japan
46. Jimin Kang, South Korea
47. Brittany Lang, United States
48. Nikki Campbell, Australia
49. Laura Davies, England
50. Juli Inkster, United States

The above Top 50 was published by the Rolex Rankings on December 27, 2010. You can view the full rankings on that day here.

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