20 Feb 2013

Ko rises to 26 in world golf rankings

11:41 am on 20 February 2013

The New Zealand amateur golfer Lydia Ko has jumped another four spots to 26 in the latest women's world golf rankings.

Ko followed up her New Zealand Open success with a third place finish at the Australian Open in Canberra at the weekend.

She's playing a $1.8 million LPGA event in Thailand this week.

Yani Tseng of Chinese Taipei, who finished second in Canberra, remains number one.