As we spotlight a new player each week we will provide an in depth look into her life on and off the course. This week be sure to read the buzz all about Shanshan Feng and get to know her.
Shanshan Feng Helps Golf Grow In China
It’s no secret that Asian women have dominated the LGPA Tour for years. Among the top 100 golfers today, more than half hail from Korea or Japan, not to mention Taiwan’s Yani Tseng, who has five major titles on her resume.
Going into this weekend, Asian golfers have won 10 of the last 11 women’s majors. One of those was the two-shot victory in the 2012 LPGA championship by Shanshan Feng, the first women’s champion to emerge from the People’s Republic of China. Read More>>
Shanshan Feng storms into lead at ShopRite LPGA Classic
Shanshan Feng beat the wind and now has a good chance of beating everyone else in the ShopRite LPGA Classic.
Feng, who last year became the first Chinese player to win an LPGA Tour title and a major event in capturing the LPGA Championship, shot a marvelous 4-under 67 before the wind picked up Saturday and grabbed a three-shot lead heading into the final round. Read More>>
China No. 1 woman golfer Feng gears up for National Games with Canadian warm-up
A road-weary Feng Shanshan returns to action on the US LPGA Tour Thursday as the China No. 1 woman golfer looks to turn around her fortunes at the CN Canadian Women's Open, a tournament where she has never finished better than equal 52nd in five previous appearances.
"This is my fourth week (of tournaments) in a row and I've been traveling from Britain to Japan for two weeks and then here on Monday, so still have a little jetlag, a little tired," the world No. 7 said Wednesday at Edmonton's Royal Mayfair Golf Club. Read More>>
Shanshan Feng cruises to Dubai title
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Shanshan Feng of China won the Dubai Ladies Masters by five strokes on Saturday after shooting a 3-under 69 to capture her second Ladies European Tour title.
The sixth-ranked Feng had an eagle, two birdies and a bogey to total 21-under 267 at Emirates Golf Club.
"I didn't look at the leaderboard until 18, so I had no idea how everyone else was doing. But I'm very happy," said Feng, who won the World Ladies Championship in March. "I wanted a top-five finish this week and I did even better than that. I played solid all week and my putting was the key." Read More>>
Shanshan Feng could spark a Chinese golf boom
When Se Ri Pak won two majors as a rookie in 1998, it sparked a golf revolution in South Korea. Today, women’s golf is dominated by players from the small mountainous country. South Korea’s much larger neighbor to the west is primed to have a similar type of explosion, with 23-year-old professional Shanshan Feng leading the charge.
By winning the LPGA Championship in June, Feng became the first golfer from mainland China to win a major championship. She is currently fourth in the Women’s World Golf Rankings. Read More>>