In the Winner's Circle with Amy Yang

Amy Yang
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Amy Yang of South Korea celebrates with Chella Choi of South Korea after the winning of the LPGA KEB • HanaBank Championship at Sky 72 Golf Club Ocean Course on October 20, 2013 in Incheon, South Korea.

IN THE WINNER’S CIRCLE with AMY YANG
2013 LPGA KEB·HanaBank Championship
October 20, 2013

Born: Ilsan, South Korea
Lives: Orlando, Fla.
Birthdate: July 28, 1989 – currently 24 years, 2 months, and 22 days
Qualified for LPGA Tour: T54 at the 2007 LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament
Turned Professional: 2006

VICTORIES
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LPGA: First-career LPGA Tour victory

MONEY
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CAREER: With the $285,000  first-place check, Amy moves to 63rd the LPGA Career Money List with $3,552,794
- SEASON: Amy has earned $666,749 this season and moves to 16th on the 2013 LPGA Official Money List

OF NOTE
- Becomes the fourth Rolex First-Time Winner this season joining Lexi Thompson (Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia), Jennifer Johnson (Mobile Bay LPGA Classic and Illhee Lee (Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic)

LPGA KEB HANABANK CHAMPIONSHIP - TOURNAMENT SPECIFIC
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Previous best finish was T15 in 2009

2013 IN A NUTSHELL
- 20 events, 18 cuts made, $666,749 five top-10 finishes

2012 RECAP
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22 events, 20 cuts made, $844,305 earned (13) 5 top-10 finishes, tied career-best finish with a runner-up at the U.S. Women’s Open Finished ninth on Tour in rounds in the 60’s with 23 rounds

OF NOTE
- With her win, South Koreans have won the LPGA KEB HanaBank Championship eight times since 2002

Topics: In the winners circle, LPGA KEB • HanaBank Championship, Yang, Amy

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