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Yani Tseng

Nationality: TWN
Date of Birth: 1989/1/23
Height: 5’6”
Rookie year: 2008
Rolex Ranking: 1

Personal

  • Started playing golf at the age of 6.
  • Credits her parents, Tony Kao (her first coach in Taiwan) and Ernie Huang (her U.S. host and mentor since 2001) as the individuals most influencing her career.
  • Enjoys sports, shooting pool, watching movies, shopping and hanging out with friends.
  • Qualified for the Tour on her first attempt.
  • Nominated for the 2011 Athlete of the Year by the United States Sports Academy
  • LPGA Awards (2): 2008 Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year; 2010 Rolex Player of the Year

Career

Year

Name of Competition

Result

2012

Honda LPGA Thailand
RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup
Kia Classic
Kraft Nabisco Championship

Finished 1st
Finished 1st
Finished 1st
Finished 3rd

2011

Sunrise LPGA Taiwan Championship
RICOH Women's British Open
Wegmans LPGA Championship
Taifong Ladies Open on the LPGA of Taiwan Tour
Honda LPGA Thailand
LPGA State Farm Classic
Walmart NW Arkansas Championship

Finished 1st
Finished 1st
Finished 1st
Finished 1st

Finished 1st
Finished 1st
Finished 1st

2010

Kraft Nabisco Championship
RICOH Women’s British Open
P&G NW Arkansas Championship

Finished 1st
Finished 1st
Finished 1st

2009

LPGA Corning Classic

Finished 1st