A few things to know about Ayako Uehara:
- A self-proclaimed environgmentalist, Ayako says she always thinks "green" and picks up trash if she sees it on the ground
- Her friends would describe her as a bit "spacey"
- List karaoke as one of her favorite hobbies outside of golf, and says singing is one of her many special talents
- Her favorite on-course snack is Japanese rice balls
Ayako Uehara has three international professional victories, all on the JLPGA. She finished third at the LPGA’s 2012 Mizuno Classic. Made her way onto the LPGA Tour on her first attempt and hails from the same region of Japan as current LPGA Tour players Ai and Mika Miyazato.