This week it is all about... Jenny Shin

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Jenny Shin of South Korea poses for a portrait during the Safeway Classic at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club on August 18, 2011 in North Plains, Oregon.

Every week throughout 2012, we will spotlight one LPGA player and provide an in depth look into her life -- both on the course and off of it. Keep coming back each day to learn more about Jenny Shin.

Surviving a Rookie Season
Jenny Shin turned her mistakes into opportunity 
By Katie Ann Robinson

For several rookies on the LPGA Tour the increased attention from fans, exhilarating atmosphere, tiresome travel schedule, loads of rookie meetings and initial shock of being on tour can be slightly overwhelming.

As a rookie in 2011, Jenny Shin didn’t know what to expect on tour. It was a season of making and learning from mistakes.

“I think everything was intimidating last year,” says Shin. “But I think that just comes with being new and being foreign to how everything works on tour.”

Shin spent the 2010 season on the Symetra Tour – The Road to the LPGA and posted a single victory at the International at Concord and finished fourth on the season money list. Although she felt confident after earning her card, she felt unprepared to meet the new responsibilities of being on the LPGA Tour. More >>






  • STARTS: 6
  • DRIVING ACCURACY: 73% (29)
  • BIRDIES: 70 (21)
  • SAND SAVES: 62% (11)
  • EARNINGS: $188,834
  • EAGLES: 3 (2)
  • PUTTS PER GREEN: 1.89 (99)
  • GIR: 73% (6)
  • DRIVING AVERAGE: 246 (87)
  • Topics: Shin, Jenny, This week it is all about Me, Player Spotlight

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