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South Korea’s Jin Young Ko was ranked No. 1 in the world on Monday for a record-setting 159th week as rising star Rose Zhang is now in the top 50.

Ko remained atop the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings following a tie for 20th at last week’s KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, surpassing the 158 weeks spent at No. 1 by Lorena Ochoa of Mexico from 2007-10. The 27-year-old Ko, a 15-time winner on the LPGA Tour, has held the No. 1 spot five different times since April 2019. This is her sixth consecutive week.

Ko has won twice in 2023 at the HSBC Women’s World Championship and the Cognizant Founders Cup.

“It’s an honor people saying with Lorena and me in the same sentence. It makes me happy, but also it makes me humble,” said Ko, a two-time LPGA Tour Player of the Year. “It’s great to honor, to stand with Lorena.”

Zhang climbed 19 spots to No. 45 in the rankings following her tie for 8th in last week’s major. The record-setting amateur now has a win and a top-10 in her first two starts as a professional.

Ruoning Yin, who claimed her first major championship on Sunday, vaulted 20 spots to No. 5 in the rankings.

Reuters contributed to this story.

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Jin Young Ko sets mark after 159th week at No. 1; Rose Zhang in top 50