Name: Sun Young Yoo
Born: South Korea
Year to Date:
Victories—1; Top 10s—4; Earnings—$572,492.00
Victories—2; Top 10s—26; Earnings—$3,371,418.00
Rolex Ranking: 14
Sun Young Yoo started playing golf at the age of 11. She won the Korea Junior Golf Championship in 2001 and was a member of the Korean National Golf Team in 2002 and 2004 before turning pro in 2004. Yoo won the Betty Puskar FUTURES Golf Classic and had 10 top-10 finishes in 18 starts her first full year of being a professional. She became a Rolex First-Time Winner at the Sybase Match Play Championship in 2010 and tied for eighth at the LPGA Hana Bank Championship. Yoo had one victory and three top ten finishes in 2011.