Number of spots in the Rolex Ranking that American Jessica Korda improved, to No. 12, after her victory in the Honda LPGA Thailand. Korda won in her return to competition after having undergone jaw surgery Dec. 7. Korda turns 25 today (ranking).
Number of spots in the Official World Golf Ranking that Eddie Pepperell improved, from 154th to 92nd, after he won the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters for his first title on the European Tour. This time last year, Pepperell, of England, was No. 389 after having missed six consecutive cuts on the European Tour. American Luke List also made a move in the rankings, improving 51 spots, to 73rd, after his playoff loss to No. 3 Justin Thomas in the PGA Tour’s Honda Classic (ranking).