The tournaments held this weekend, both in the LET and the LPGA, have not had special significance in the top positions of the rankings for the Solheim Cup teams, but they have left a good result for the Spanish player Ana Pelaez, who came close to winning the Joburg Ladies Open
The Joburg Ladies Open´s celebration in South Africa corresponding to the Ladies European Tour, has left very good feelings for the Spanish golf by the hand of Ana Pelaez.
The player from Malaga shared the second position with the Swedish Moa Folke and was only two strokes behind the winner, the English Lily May Humphreys.
This result, the best so far this season for Ana Pelaez, has lifted her to fourth place in the LET ranking for the Solheim Cup, only behind the Swedish Linn Grant and Maja Stark, and the Belgian Manon de Roey.
As for the world ranking to make the European Solheim Cup team, it is still led by Ireland’s Leona Maguire, closely followed by France’s Celine Boutier and England’s Charley Hull.
Nelly Korda got the second place in Singapore
The LPGA continues its journey through Asia, this time with the HSBC Women’s World Championship, where the South Korean Jin Young Ko won with two strokes less than the American Nelly Korda.
The best European of this event held in Singapore has been the French player Celine Boutier, who came close to the “Top 10”, while Carlota Ciganda, the only Spanish player, finished in twenty-fourth place.
The second place achieved by Nelly Korda has allowed her to increase her lead over Lexi Thompson at the top of the LPGA ranking for the Solheim Cup, while the other list, the one corresponding to the world ranking, continues to be led by her sister Jessica ahead of Ally Ewing.