Born: Osan, South Korea
Lives: Orlando, Fla.
Birthdate: October 28, 1987 – currently 27 years, 8 months, and 0 days
Qualified for LPGA Tour: Earned LPGA Tour card by tying for 20th at the 2007 LPGA Final
Qualifying Tournament to earn Priority List Category 11.
Turned Professional: 2008
LPGA: Eighth career LPGA victory Previous Victories: 2009 Samsung World Championship, 2009 HanaBank-KOLON Championship, 2010 Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic, 2010 LPGA HanaBank Championship, 2011 Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia, 2012 U.S. Women’s Open, 2012 CME Group Titleholders, 2015 Coates Golf Championship Presented by R&L Carriers
RACE TO CME GLOBE
Earns 500 points with her win at the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship Presented by P&G and is projected to move up to 5th in the Race to CME Globe with 1,507 points
Is projected to move from No. 20 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings to No. 13, up 7 spots
CAREER: With the $300,000 first-place check, Na Yeon Choi is projected to remain 10th on the LPGA Career Money List with $10,236,907
SEASON: Na Yeon has earned $713,911 this season and is projected to move to 6th on the 2015 LPGA Official Money List
Becomes the eighth different winner of this event in it’s nine-year history
2015 IN A NUTSHELL
26 events played, 24 cuts made, 6 top-10 finishes, $945,813 (13th on the money list)
- Earns 30 points toward the Rolex Player of the Year race and is projected to move to 6th with 65 points
- The win is Na Yeon’s second of 2015 after winning the inaugural event of the 2015 season.
- Na Yeon’s win moves her up to the 5th ranked South Korean player, one slot outside of the Olympics team.