In the Winner's Circle with Teresa Lu

Teresa Lu
Photo Credit: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images

IN THE WINNER’S CIRCLE with TERESA LU

2013 Mizuno Classic
November 10, 2013
 

Born: Taipei, Taiwan

Birthdate: October 13, 1987 – currently 25 years, 1 month, and 4 days

Qualified for LPGA Tour: Finish T22 at the 2005 LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament

            *Lu relinquished LPGA Tour membership in 2010*

Teresa Lu becomes the 10th non-member to win the Mizuno Classic 

Non-members to win the Mizuno Classic
Momoko Ueda, 2007
Hiromi Kobayashi, 1998
Mayumi Hirase, 1996
Woo-Soon Ko, 1994, 1995
Yuko Moriguchi, 1987
Ai-Yu Tu, 1986
Nayoko Yoshikawa, 1984
Tatsuko Ohsako, 1980
Michiko Okada, 1978

VICTORIES

  • LPGA: First LPGA Tour win

TOURNAMENT SPECIFIC

  • Previous best finish at the Mizuno Classic was a T4 in 2011

2013 IN A NUTSHELL

  • 28 events, 24 cuts made, 14 top-10 finishes


LPGA Tour Career

  • Best-finish on the LPGA Tour was T2 at the 2007 NW Arkansas Championship
  • Amassed eight top-10 finishes and has $1,126,324 in career earnings

OF NOTE

  • Qualifies to represent Mizuno Classic at the LPGA Tour season-ending CME Group Titleholders.
  • Becomes the second Taiwanese player to win in the tournament’s 41-year extent, Ai-Yu Tu won the event in 1986 when the tournament was called the Mazda Japan Classic
  • Becomes the 10th non-member to win the Mizuno Classic
  • Extended Category 7 LPGA Tour membership for the 2014 with her win, but is undecided whether she’ll accept or not.

Topics: In the winners circle, Mizuno Classic

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