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.
Tseng pulls out of Kia Classic

Tseng pulls out of Kia Classic

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., March 20 (UPI) -- Yani Tseng, the No. 2 women's golfer in the world, pulled out of the Kia Classic Wednesday after missing her tee-off for the pro-am event because she overslept.

Lewis hangs on to claim Mobile Bay Classic

MOBILE, Ala., April 29 (UPI) -- Stacy Lewis carded a 3-under 69 Sunday, keeping Lexi Thompson at bay over the closing holes and claiming the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic.

Sjodin, Tseng share Kraft Nabisco lead

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif., March 31 (UPI) -- Karin Sjodin carded a 4-under-par 68, joining top-ranked Yani Tseng atop the leaderboard after three rounds of the Kraft Nabisco Championship.

Top-ranked Tseng extends Kia lead

CARLSBAD, Calif., March 24 (UPI) -- Top-ranked Yani Tseng carded a 3-under-par 68 Saturday, extending her lead to three strokes after three rounds of the Kia Classic.

Lee pulls off upset in LPGA match play

GLADSTONE, N.J., May 19 (UPI) -- Meena Lee pulled off a huge upset Thursday, defeating second-seeded Jiyai Shin in the opening round of the Sybase Match Play Championship.

Shin downs Wie in LPGA Match Play

GLADSTONE, N.J., May 22 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Jiyai Shin won two holes late in the contest Saturday to defeat Michelle Wie in the quarterfinals of the Sybase Match Play Championship.
Gustafson wins LPGA event in California

Gustafson wins LPGA event in California

DANVILLE, Calif., Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Sophie Gustafson closed with a 4-under-par 68 Sunday and won the CVS/pharmacy LPGA Challenge at Danville, Calif.

Shin ranked No. 2 in women's golf

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 14 (UPI) -- LPGA Tour rookie Jiyai Shin has moved to No. 2 on the women's world golf rankings, released Monday.

Song-Hee Kim leads second round in LPGA

ROGERS, Ariz., Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Song-Hee Kim shot a 3-under-par 68 Saturday to move into a two-stroke lead after the second round of the LPGA Arkansas Classic.
Morgan Pressel captures Hawaii title

Morgan Pressel captures Hawaii title

KAPALUA, Hawaii, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Morgan Pressel fired a 3-under-par 69 Sunday and won the Kapalua LPGA Classic in Hawaii.

Pressel in four-way tie for LPGA lead

MAUI, Hawaii, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Morgan Pressel shot a 5-under 67 Saturday to move into a four-way tie for the lead after the third round of the Kapalua LPGA Classic.

Pettersen, Lang share Kapalua lead

KAPALUA, Hawaii, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Brittany Lang and first-round leader Suzann Pettersen shared the top spot Friday after two rounds of the Kapalua Classic.

Christina Kim leads LPGA event

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., July 17 (UPI) -- Christina Kim's 9-under-par 63 Thursday gave her a one-stroke lead over Sun Young Yoo through 18 holes at the LPGA's State Farm Classic in Springfield, Ill.
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Sun Young Yoo
South Korea's Sun Young Yoo hits to the eighth green during the first round of the LPGA State Farm Classic at the Rail Golf Club in Springfield, IL August 31, 2006. (UPI Photo/Mark Cowan)

Sun Young Yoo (Korean 유선영) (born 13 December 1986) is a South Korean female professional golfer who plays on the LPGA Tour.

Yoo had a distinguished amateur career. In 2001 she won the Korean Junior Golf Championship. She played on the Korean National Golf team in both 2002 and 2004. In 2004 Yoo won the Korean Amateur in addition to being a quarter-finalist at the U.S. Women's Amateur.

Yoo turned professional in November 2004 and began playing the Futures Tour in 2005. Yoo won her first professional event, the Betty Puskar Golf Classic. That and ten top ten finishes in 18 events allowed Yoo to begin playing the LPGA Tour in 2006.

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