Jiyai Shin

Nationality: KOR

Height: 5’1”

Rookie year: 2009

Education: Yonsei University

LPGA Career Victories: 8



  • Started playing golf at the age of 11
  • Credits her father Jeseop Shin and her coach Hyunjee Chun (a LPGA T&CP Class A member) as the individuals most influencing her career
  • Hobbies include listening to music, watching movies and reading
  • Qualified for the Tour after winning the 2008 RICOH Women’s British Open and was granted Priority List Category 7 for the 2009 LPGA season
  • Affiliated with the Presbyterian General Assembly Theological Seminary by offering a scholarship and made adonation to support the teen head of household.


LPGA Victories, Awards, Etc.

LPGA Victories (8)

  • 2008 RICOH Women’s British Open*, Mizuno Classic*, ADT Championship*.
  • 2009 HSBC Women's Champions, Wegmans LPGA, P&G Beauty NW Arkansas Championship Presented by John Q. Hammons
  • 2010 Evian Masters Presented by Societe Generale, Mizuno Classic

LPGA Awards (1)

  • 2009 Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year
  • *Won prior to joining the LPGA Tour