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Danielle Kang
Rookie Year
2012
Height
5'6"
Career Earnings
$3,716,391

LPGA Victories (2 win, 1 Major)

  • 2018 Buick LPGA Shanghai
  • 2017 KPMG Women's PGA Championship

The Solheim Cup (1)

  • 2017

2017 in a Nutshell

  • 26 events, 17 cuts made, $1,005,983 (17) 
  • Recorded a career-high six top-10 finishes and became a Rolex First-Time Winner and major champion at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship
  • Earned over $1 million in season earning for the first time in her career and crossed the $2 million in career earnings with her win at the KPMG Women's PGA championship
  • Posted a 3-1-0 record as a rookie on the U.S Solheim Cup Team

Career Highlights: 

2016 in a Nutshell:

  • 27 events, 23 cuts made, $505,316 (36)
  • Posted career-high three top-10 finishes including a season-best tie for fourth at the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open

2015:

  • 26 events, 23 cuts made, $292,579 (62)
  • Recorded a season-best tie for fifth finish at the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic
  • Crossed the $1 million mark in career earnings following at T38 finish at the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia

2014:

  • 27 events, 20 cuts made, $316,239 (51)
  • Carded three hole-in-ones during the season, including two in back-to-back weeks that earned her cars (Blue Bay LPGA and Fubon 2014 LPGA Taiwan Championship)

2013:

  • 24 events, 17 cuts made, $221,649 (57)
  • 3 top-25 finishes including a season-best tie for fifth at the HSBC Women's Champions 2013
2012:
  • 19 events, 13 cuts made, $239,184 (52)
  • Recorded a career-best tie for third at the Kingsmill Championship, where she shot a career-low 64 in the second round.
  • Finished fifth in the Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year race.
2011:
  • Turned professional in August. 
  • Finished tied for 39th at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament where she earned Priority List Category 20 for the 2012 LPGA season.

Amateur:

  • Kang enjoyed a successful amateur career winning the 2010 and 2011 US Women’s Amateur Championship. 
  • She was the low amateur at the 2011 Ricoh Women’s British Open; won the 2011 North and South Championship.

Personal:

  • 5’6”
  • Started playing golf at age 12.
  • Hobbies outside of golf include listening to and playing music and reading.
  • If she did not choose a career on the LPGA Tour she would have been an actress.
  • She qualified for the LPGA Tour on her first attempt.
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