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5’2”...Started playing golf at the age of 8...Credits her father as the individual most influencing her career...Hobbies include listening to music, watching other sports, watching Ichiro Suzuki play and shopping...Qualified for the Tour on her first attempt.
2012 in a Nutshell
- 20 events, 17 cuts made, $1,098,749 (11), 1 victory, 8 additional top-10 finishes
- Became the third Japanese player to win the Safeway Classic, joining Ai Miyazato (2010) and Ayaka Okamoto (1986)
- Crossed the $1 million mark in season earnings for the first time in her career
Miyazato had a successful amateur career in Japan. She became the youngest winner of the Japan Amateur Women’s Championship in 2004 at 14 years, 8 months. In 2006, she won the 15-17 Girls’ division of the Callaway Golf Junior World Golf Championships at Torrey Pines North Course and was the 2006 Asian Games individual and team silver medalist. She also won back-to-back Japan Junior Championships in 2006-07.