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Ayako Uehara
Rookie Year
2013
Age
37
Race to CME Points
152.600

Uehara works with Okinawa Kuminosato, a retreat center for restoring health of children exposed to the Fukishima Daiichi nuclear accident and/or still live in contaminated areas.  Visit Uehara's YouTube Channel  

2020 in a Nutshell

  • 10 events, three cuts made, $10,956 (151)

Career Highlights

2019:

  • 22 events, 16 cuts made, $181,122 (78)
  • Recorded a season-best T11 finish at the ISPS Handa Vic Open

2018:

  • 28 events, 20 cuts made, $311,510 (63)
  • Recorded three top-10s including a season-best third at Cambia Portland Classic and eighth place at the ANA Inspiration, her career-best finish in a major

2017:

  • 28 events, 18 cuts made, $313,353 (60)
  • Recorded two top-10 finishes including a season-best T6 at the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic
  • Crossed the $1 million mark with a tie fro tenth at The Evian Championship, her best career finish in a major
  • Ranked third on Tour in sand saves (61.02%)

2016:

  • 24 events, 15 cuts made, $186,613 (78)
  • Tallied a pair of holes-in-one during the Canadian Pacific Women's Open.  With the two aces she tied the record for most holes-in-one in a single tournament
  • Ranked eighth on Tour in driving accuracy (78.48%)

2015:

  • 23 events, 11 cuts made, $136,844 (79)
  • Ranked ninth on Tour in driving accuracy (79.41%)
2014:
  • 27 events, 22 cuts made, $234,321 (64)
  • Recorded a career-best T4 finish at the 2014 Mizuno Classic, finishing just one shot out of a playoff
  • Fired her best round on the LPGA Tour - 8-under-par 63 - in the second round at the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia
2013:
  • 16 events, 14 cuts made, $212,788 (58)
  • Recorded season-best tie for ninth at the ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer
  • Finish third in the Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year points
  • Ranked fifth on Tour in driving accuracy (82%)
2012:
  • Ayako Uehara has three international professional victories, all on the JLPGA. 
  • She finished third at the LPGA’s 2012 Mizuno Classic. 
  • Made her way onto the LPGA Tour on her first attempt and hails from the same region of Japan as current LPGA Tour players Ai and Mika Miyazato.
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