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Amy Yang
Rookie Year
2008
Height
5'8"
Career Earnings
$7,806,559
LPGA Victories (3)
  • 2017 Honda LPGA Thailand
  • 2015 Honda LPGA Thailand
  • 2013 LPGA KEB-HanaBank Championship
UL International Crown (1)
  • 2016

Olympics (1)

  • 2016 Rio Olympics (T4)

Career Highlights:

2016

  • 22 events, 22 cuts made, $1,152,686 (13)
  • Finished ranked in the top 10 on the LPGA Tour in scoring average (7th), rounds under par (5th) and rounds in the 60s (5th
  • Recorded nine top-10 finishes including a season-best tie for second at the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic and Volunteers of America Texas Shootout
  • Member of Team Korea in the UL International Crown, posting a 2-2-0 record

2015

  • 23 events, 21 cuts made, $1,438,312 (6)
  • Nine top-10 finishes included a win at the Honda LPGA Thailand.

2014

  • 21 events, 18 cuts made, $618,180 (25)
  • Season-best finish was a runner-up finish at the JTBC Founders Cup
  • Recorded top-10s in the season’s first two majors - 10th at the Kraft Nabisco Championship and 4th at the U.S. Women’s Open
2013
  • 22 events, 20 cuts made, $719,481 (18)
  • 6 top-10 finishes; became a Rolex First-Time Winner at the LPGA KEB HanaBank Championship
  • Finished eighth on Tour in rounds in the 60s with 30 rounds
  • Crossed the $3 million mark in career earnings with a tie for fifth at the Wegmans LPGA Championship
2012
  • 22 events, 20 cuts made, $844,305 (13)
  • Five 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.
2011
  • Recorded seven top-10 finishes including: second at the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship where she lost in a playoff to Yani Tseng; tied for second at the Sunrise LPGA Taiwan Championship; fourth at the RICOH Women's British Open; tied for sixth at the Avnet LPGA Classic; seventh at the Honda LPGA Thailand; tied for seventh at the LPGA HanaBank Championship; tied for 10th at the US Women's Open. 
  • Won the KB Star Championship on the KLPGA, her third-career international victory.
2010
  • Recorded a career-best runner-up finish at the LPGA Tour Championship.
  • Finished fourth at the Sybase Match Play Championship.
  • Tied for fifth at the U.S. Women's Open, the RICOH Women's British Open and the Navistar LPGA Classic Presented by Monaco.
  • Finished 10th at the season-opening Honda PTT LPGA Thailand, where she recorded a career-low 65 in the third round.
2009
  • Recorded a season-best tie for third at the CVS/pharmacy LPGA Challenge.
  • Tied for ninth at the McDonald's LPGA Championship Presented by Coca-Cola, her best finish at a major championship.
  • Carded her first LPGA career hole-in-one during the third round of the LPGA Corning Classic.
2008
  • Recorded a season-best tie for ninth at the Hana Bank * KOLON Championship 2008.
  • Competed on the Ladies European Tour (LET), winning the HypoVereinsbank Ladies German Open presented by Audi and the Scandinavian TPC hosted by Annika. 
  • Carded eight additional top-10 finishes and ended the year ranked fourth on the LET New Star Money List.
  • Returned to the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament, where she finished runner-up to earn Priority List Category 11 for the 2009 LPGA season.
2007
  • Competed on the LET and recorded five top-20 finishes, including a fourth-place finish at the S4/C Wales Ladies Championship.
  • Tied for 54th at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn non-exempt status for the 2008 LPGA season.
2006
  • Turned professional in October and competed on the Ladies European Tour, where she finished fourth at the Dubai Ladies Masters.
Amateur
  • Yang won the 2006 ANZ Ladies Masters on the Ladies European Tour (LET) as an amateur to become the youngest winner ever on the LET at 16 years, 6 months, 8 days. 
  • She was offered a special exemption to join the LET at the age of 17 and became the youngest member. 
  • Yang was also the youngest to win the Queensland Amateur Championship in 2005 and finished second at the 2006 Australian Junior Championship. 
Personal
  • 5’8”
  • Started playing golf at the age of 10.
  • Credits her parents and family as the individuals most influencing her career.
  • After winning the 2008 HypoVereinsbank Ladies German Open presented by Audi on the LET, she donated her first-place earnings to the victims of the earthquake in China’s Sichuan province.
  • Enjoys shopping, watching movies and meeting friends.
  • Qualified for the Tour on her first attempt.
Tournaments
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