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Ariya Jutanugarn
Rookie Year
Career Earnings

5'7"...Credits her dad as having the most influence on her career...Started playing golf at the age of 5 1/2...Hobbies...Swimming and tennis...Qualified for the LPGA in her first attempt.

LPGA Victories (5 wins, 1 major)

  • 2016 Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic, Kingsmill Championship presented by JTBC, LPGA Volvik Championship, RICOH Women's British Open, CP Women's Open

LPGA Awards (3)

  • 2016 Rolex Player of the Year, Race to CME Globe, Money Title

UL International Crown
(2): 2014, 2016

2016 in a Nutshell

  • 28 events, 27 cuts made, $2,550,947 (1)
  • Led the Tour with five wins and recorded 11 additional top-10 finishes
  • Following her T4 finish at the  CME Group Tour Championship, became the second player to win the Rolex Player of the  Year, Race to the CME Globe and the LPGA Official Money Title in the same season, joining Lydia Ko (2015)
  • Won the Rolex Player of the Year by 20 points over Ko to become the second-youngest winner in the 50-year history of the award trailing only Ko in 2015
  • With her win at the RICOH Women's British Open, became first-ever major champion (male or female) from Thailand
  • Led the Tour with 469 birdies and broke the all-time birdies in a season record previously set by Stacy Lewis in 2014 (451)
Career Highlights:


  • 29 events, 17 cuts made, $482,527 (35)
  • Finished sixth in the Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year race
  • Four top-10 finishes with a season best of a tie for a runner-up finish at the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic
Professional Highlights
  • Earned LPGA Tour status with a tie for third finish at the 2014 LPGA Qualifying Tournament
  • Earned her first professional win on the LET at the 2013 Lalla Meryem Cup
  • Was a member of Team Thailand at the inaugural International Crown and posted a 1-2-1 record

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