As the LPGA Tour finished its season with the CME Group Titleholder Tournament this week-nd at the Twins Eagles Club in Naples, FL with 27 other top Americans making the cut for the final rounds, it seems that American Golf has surpassed American Tennis in numbers among the professional ranks. Each tour except the ATP for men's tennis has an American in the top three of world rankings. Golf not only has top players but several players in the top 100 unlike tennis.
Top American Stacy Lewis, at 27 is the LPGA's #2 ranked player and "Player of the Year," and finished the tournament tied for 29th followed by seven other American women ranked in the top fifty in the world. Although, Na Yeon Choi took the title with second going to So Yeon Ryu, also "Rookie of the Year," Brittany Lincicome another American finished third.
There are sixteen female golfers in the top 100 of the world rankings. On the men's side the PGA Tour is led by Tiger Woods at #2 followed by twenty more players in the top fifty, and eleven more in the top 100.