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Danielle Kang
Rookie Year
2012
Height
5'6"
Career Earnings
$2,580,950

LPGA Victories (1 win, 1 Major)

  • 2017 - KPMG Women's PGA Championship

The Solheim Cup

(1): 2017

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
    Career Highlights:

    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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