Born: Guangzhou, China
Birthdate: August 5, 1989 – currently 24 years, 2 months, and 1 days
Qualified for LPGA Tour: Finished tied for ninth at the 2007 LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament
Turned Professional: 2007
- LPGA: Second-career victory Previous wins: 2012 Wegmans LPGA Championship
- CAREER: With the $270,000 first-place check, Shanshan crosses the $3 million mark and moves to 75th on the LPGA Career Money List with $3,144,134.50
- SEASON: Shanshan has earned $803,135 this season and is eighth on the 2013 LPGA Official Money List
2013 IN A NUTSHELL
- 15 events, 14 cuts made, $803,135 earned, 1 win, 6 additional top-10’s
- Previous best finish this year was runner-up at the ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer
- 19 events, 18 cuts made, $1,101,147 earned (10), 8 top-10 finishes including 6 top-5’s and 1 victory
- Became a Rolex First-Time Winner and the first-ever Chinese winner on Tour at the Wegmans LPGA ChampionshipWas the seventh player to record her first LPGA victory at the Wegmans LPGA Championship
- Made 25 starts between victories (2012 Wegmans LPGA Championship and Reignwood LPGA Classic)
- Records low winning score in relation to par for 72 holes this season with 26-under par (par 73)
- Becomes the 12th different winner on Tour this season
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