Name: Yani Tseng
Year to Date:
Victories—3; Top 10s—8; Earnings—$976,876.00
Victories—15; Top 10s—55; Earnings—$8,517,959.00
Rolex Ranking: 1
Yani Tseng started playing golf at the age of six. Tseng was a well-decorated amateur. She had four wins in the United States and 15 international victories. She was the No. 1 amateur in Taiwan from 2004-06 before turning professional in January of 2007. Tseng won the Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year award in 2008. She became the first player from Taiwan and the second-youngest (Nacy Lopex, 1978) player at 21 years old to win the Rolex Play of the Year. In 2011, she became the youngest player to win consecutive Rolex Player of the Year awards, won her first Vare Trophy for lowest scoring average with a final average of 69.66 and won seven LPGA events, including two majors.