Nelly Korda Continues to Lead Race to the CME Globe

Nelly Korda Wins KPMG Women’s PGA Championship
Nelly Korda poses with the trophy and her caddie Jason McDede after winning the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship at Atlanta Athletic Club on June 27, 2021 in Johns Creek, GA. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox via Getty Images)

The Race to the CME Globe continues at the Trust Golf Women’s Scottish Open, the 21st event of the 2021 LPGA Tour season.

The 2020 Tokyo Olympic gold medalist Nelly Korda continues to hold down the No. 1 position with 2,795.60 points, nearly a full thousand points ahead of two-time Olympic medalist Lydia Ko at 1,814.75 with rookie Patty Tavatanakit (1,731.40 points) in third place.

Rounding out the top-five on the list is Kia Classic winner Inbee Park at 1,713.50 points and two-time 2021 Tour winner Ariya Jutanugarn with 1,597.65 points.

Similar to the PGA Tour’s FedExCup, the Race to the CME Globe is a season-long points competition which LPGA Tour players accumulate points in every official tournaments to gain entry into the season-ending tournament: the CME Group Tour Championship. The player who wins the CME Group Tour Championship is named the “Race to the CME Globe Champion.”

2021 Race to the CME Globe

1. Nelly Korda (2,795.60)
2. Lydia Ko (1,814.75)
3. Patty Tavatanakit (1,731.40)
4. Inbee Park (1,713.50)
5. Ariya Jutanugarn (1,597.65)

Content produced via LPGA Tour press release.


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