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Park increases lead in women's world rankings

Inbee Park outdueled Suzann Pettersen in China this Sunday to increase her lead atop this week's world rankings.

Phatlum leads after one round of Ochoa Invitational

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Pornanong Phatlum shot a 6-under 66 Thursday to lead by one over an elite field after the opening round of the Lorena Ochoa Invitational.
Yang moves up nine places in women's golf rankings

Yang moves up nine places in women's golf rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Amy Yang jumps nine spots in the women's world golf rankings this week and No. 2 Suzann Pettersen moves closer to top-ranked Inbee Park.
Amy Yang wins LPGA playoff in South Koiea

Amy Yang wins LPGA playoff in South Koiea

INCHEON, South Korea, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Amy Yang birdied the first playoff hole Sunday in winning her first LPGA title at the KEB HanaBank Championship in her native South Korea.

Hull-Kirk, Anna Nordqvist lead LPGA tournament in South Korea

INCHEON, South Korea, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Katherine Hull-Kirk and Anna Nordqvist both turned in 2-under-par 70s Saturday and share a one-stroke lead at the LPGA tournament in South Korea.
Four share lead at LPGA tournament in South Korea

Four share lead at LPGA tournament in South Korea

INCHEON, South Korea, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Amy Yang reeled of five consecutive birdies Friday en route to sharing a four-player lead after the first round of South Korea's LPGA KEB HanaBank Championship.
Ilhee Lee still in front at LPGA tournament in Malaysia

Ilhee Lee still in front at LPGA tournament in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Ilhee Lee used a 6-under-par 65 Friday to keep her one-stroke lead at the halfway point of the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia golf tournament.

Inbee Park bests Catriona Matthew in LPGA Championship playoff

PITTSFORD, N.Y., June 9 (UPI) -- Inbee Park recovered from a late meltdown to best Catriona Matthew on the third playoff hole Sunday to capture the LPGA Championship.

Morgan Pressel's 2-under 70 nets 2-shot lead at LPGA Championship

PITTSFORD, N.Y., June 8 (UPI) -- Morgan Pressel carded a 2-under-par 70 Saturday, forging a two-shot lead after two rounds of the rain-delayed LPGA Championship.

Shadoff part of tie at Nabisco

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif., April 4 (UPI) -- Jodi Ewart Shadoff, winless in her three years on the LPGA Tour, found herself tied for the lead Thursday after one round of the Kraft Nabisco Championship.

Lee takes lead at LPGA Founders Cup

PHOENIX, March 15 (UPI) -- Jee Young Lee stole the spotlight from Ai Miyazato Friday by taking a one-shot lead at the midway point of the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup.

Lewis at 9-under for LPGA Thailand lead

CHONBURI, Thailand, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Stacy Lewis shot a 9-under-par 63 Thursday in taking a three-stroke lead after the first round of the Honda LPGA Thailand tournament.
Win puts Shin in women's golf Top 10

Win puts Shin in women's golf Top 10

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Jiyai Shin's win in a sudden-death playoff that took nine holes was worth her ninth LPGA title and returned her to the women's golf Top 10.
Ko steals spotlight from women's Top 10

Ko steals spotlight from women's Top 10

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Choi Na-yeon and Inbee Park improved their women's world golf rankings after an LPGA tournament in which a 15-year-old stole the spotlight.
Mika Miyazato moves to women's golf Top 10

Mika Miyazato moves to women's golf Top 10

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Mika Miyazato, just having picked up her first LPGA title, jumps into the Top 10 in the world women's golf rankings, updated Monday.
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Amy Yang reacts after putting on the 9th hole in the third round of the Wegmans LPGA Championship at Locust Hill Country Club in Rochester, New York on June 25, 2011. UPI/John Angelillo
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Amy Yang, also known as Hee-Young Yang (Korean: ė–‘흎ė˜, born 28 July 1989) is a Korean professional golfer, currently playing on the United States-based LPGA Tour and on the Ladies European Tour (LET).

Yang began playing golf at age 10 in her native Korea and moved to the Gold Coast of Australia with her family at age 15 to pursue golf more seriously.

In 2005 she won the Queensland Amateur Championship, the youngest winner ever of that championship. In 2006, while still an amateur she won the ANZ Ladies Masters on the Ladies European Tour (LET), making her the youngest winner ever on the LET at age &1000000000000001600000016 years, &10000000000000192000000192 days.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Amy Yang."
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