Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions presented by Insurance Office of America
Hometown/Resides: Seoul, Republic of Korea; Doral, Fla.
Birthdate: May 13, 1986; currently 32 years, 8 months and 7 days
Qualified for LPGA Tour: Finished T34 at the 2006 LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn LPGA status for the 2007 season
Turned Professional/Rookie Year: 2004/2007
LPGA: Fifth career victory
PREVIOUS LPGA WINS: 2008 Wegmans LPGA, 2009 U.S. Women’s Open, 2017 Swinging Skirts LPGA Taiwan Championship, 2018 Kia Classic
With her win, Ji earns $180,000; she has earned $6,392,071 for her career
- With $6,392,071 in career earnings, Ji moves to 40th on the LPGA Tour’s All-Time Earnings List
- Only nine Korean players have more LPGA career earnings than Ji
- At 32 years, 8 months and 7 days of age, Ji is the oldest winner from the Republic of Korea since Se Ri Pak won the 2010 Bell Micro LPGA Classic at 32 years, 7 months and 18 days of age
- This marks the third consecutive year that the season-opening winner was over age 30. Brittany Lincicome won the 2017 and 2018 Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classics at age 31 and 32. Prior to that, the last season-opening winner over age 30 was Angela Stanford, who won the 2009 SBS Open at Turtle Bay at age 31.
- Went 8 years, 3 months and 10 days (203 LPGA tournaments) between wins at the 2009 U.S. Women’s Open and the 2017 Swinging Skirts LPGA Taiwan Championship, and has now won three consecutive years