In the winner's circle with Yani Tseng

Kia Classic
March 25, 2012

Hometown/Current residence – Taoyuan, Taiwan/Orlando, Florida
Birthdate – Jan. 23, 1989 – currently 23 years, 2 months, 2 days
Qualified for LPGA Tour – 6th at 2007 LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament
Turned Professional – January 2007

15th career LPGA victory: 2008 McDonald's LPGA Championship Presented by Coca-Cola. 2009 LPGA Corning Classic. 2010 Kraft Nabisco Championship, RICOH Women's British Open, P&G NW Arkansas Championship Presented by Walmart.2011 Honda LPGA Thailand, LPGA State Farm Classic, Wegmans LPGA Championship, RICOH Women's British Open, Walmart NW Arkansas Championship Presented by P&G, LPGA HanaBank Championship, Sunrise LPGA Taiwan Championship 2012 Honda LPGA Thailand, RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup, Kia Classic

Increased LPGA career earnings to $8,333,269 – moves to 13th on the LPGA Career Money List

3rd win in five starts this year and 6th win in last 12 starts dating back to Walmart NW Arkansas Championship in September 2011

Earned her 23rd point toward the LPGA and World Golf Halls of Fame – needs four more points to qualify and 10 years of LPGA service

15 LPGA wins ties Sally Little on the LPGA All-Time Wins List.

Maintains her lead in the Rolex Player of the Year race (99 points) and 2012 LPGA Official Money List with $792,286

Wins by other LPGA greats at Yani’s age (23 years, 2 months, 2 days):
Player Wins by Yani’s age Career Wins
Kathy Whitworth 2 wins 88 wins (1st on All-Time Career Win List)
Mickey Wright 5 wins 82 wins (2nd)
Annika Sorenstam 0 wins 72 wins (3rd)
Nancy Lopez 17 wins 48 wins (7th)
Karrie Webb 8 wins 38 wins (11th)
Lorena Ochoa 2 wins 27 wins (19th)
Se Ri Pak 8 wins 25 wins (23rd)

Tiger Pace?
Age when Tiger reached 15th career victory: 23 years, 10 months, 7 days (The 1999 WGC-American Express Championship)

Marks the 7th time in Tseng’s career that she’s captured a victory after leading or co-leading heading into the final round. After going 0-for-4 to start her career in 2008 and 2009, she’s now 7-for-8 with her only loss coming at last year’s Kraft Nabisco Championship.

Topics: Tseng, Yani, Kia Classic

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