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Jiyai Shin

Nationality: KOR
Date of Birth: 1988/4/28
Height: 5’1”
Rookie year: 2009
Education: Yonsei University

Personal

  • Started playing golf at the age of 11.
  • Credits her father Jeseop Shin and her coach Hyunjee Chun 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
  • Affiliated with the Presbyterian General Assembly Theological Seminary by offering a scholarship and made adonation to support the teen head of household.
  • LPGA Awards (1): 2009 Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year/Won prior to joining the LPGA Tour

Career

Year

Name of Competition

Result

2012

RICOH Women’s British Open
Kingsmill Championship
Kia Classic
CN Canadian Women’s Open

Finished 1st
Finished 1st
Tied for 3rd
Tied for 3rd

2011

Kia Classic
ShopRite LPGA Classic

Tied for 2th
Tied for 2th

2010

Evian Masters
Mizuno Classic
CN Canadian Women’s Open

Tied for 1th
Tied for 1th
Tied for 2th

2009

HSBC Women’s Champions
P&G NW Arkansas Championship

Tied for 1th
Tied for 1th