- RACE TO CME GLOBE
2017 ANA Inspiration, Walmart NW Arkansas Championship Presented by P&G
2014 Canadia Pacific Women's Open
2012 Jamie Farr Toledo Classic
2011 U.S. Women’s Open
2017 Rolex Player of the Year, Rolex ANNIKA Major Award
2012 Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year
2017 in a Nutshell
2016 in a Nutshell:
24 events, 24 cuts made, $1,259,651 (10)
Entering 2017, she has made 55 consecutive cuts
Finished in the top-10 on Tour in GIR (2nd), scoring average (6th) and rounds under par (10th)
Member of Team Korea at the UL International Crown, posting a 3-1-0 record
25 events, 23 cuts made, $1,292,395 (8)
10 top-10 finishes including eight top-5 finishes
25 events, 23 cuts made, $1,468,804 (5)
Was a member of Team Korea at the inaugural UL International Crown, posting a 3-1-0 record
24 events, 23 cuts made, $1,278,864 (5), 10 top-10 finishes including two runner-up finishes at the Kraft Nabisco Championship and the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship Presented by P&G
Finished in the top-10 in 5 statistical categories including rounds under par (3rd), scoring average (4th), rounds in the 60s (4th), top-10 finishes (4th) and birdies (6th)
24 events, 23 cuts made, $1,282,673 (6), 1 victory, 15 additional top-10 finishes
Earned Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year honors.
Finished in the top-10 in 7 statistical categories including putts per GIR (1.75), putting average (29.25), scoring average (70.3), rounds under par (66.3%), birdies (356), rounds in the 60s (33.7%) and sub-par holes (361).
Ryu defeated Hee Kyung Seo in a three-hole playoff at the 2011 U.S. Women's Open to earn her first LPGA Tour victory and her LPGA Tour card for the 2012 season.
Ryu is a six-time winner on the Korean Ladies Professional Golf Association (KLPGA) where she was a rookie in 2008.
As an amateur, Ryu was a member of the Korean National Golf Team from 2005-2007 and she won a gold medal for Korea, both in individual and team events, in the 2006 Asian Games that were played in Doha, Qatar.
Ryu picked up the game of golf in the second grade as part of her school's extracurricular activities.
An avid violinist at a young age, Ryu enjoys music.