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Golf Tidbits: Creamer dramatically ends drought

Golf Tidbits: Creamer dramatically ends drought

900 inches is all that separated Paula Creamer's ball from the hole Sunday.

Nordqvist extends lead at LPGA Thailand tournament

CHONBURI, Thailand, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Anna Nordqvist shot 31 on the second nine Saturday and extended her lead to four strokes with one round to play at the Honda LPGA Thailand golf tournament.

Cheyenne Woods gains 209 places in women's golf rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Cheyenne Woods collected her second professional title at the Australian Ladies Masters and jumps 209 places in the world women's golf rankings.
Key stretch in Park-Pettersen battle for women's golf No. 1

Key stretch in Park-Pettersen battle for women's golf No. 1

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Nov. 4 (UPI) -- There are three more chances for Suzann Pettersen to catch Inbee Park and take over the women's world golf No. 1 ranking.
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.

Suzann Pettersen rallies after double-bogey for Safeway victory

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Suzann Pettersen got back on track after an early double-bogey Sunday, eventually firing a 5-under-par 67 for a comeback victory at the Safeway Classic.

Yani Tseng grabs three-shot Safeway Classic lead

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Former world No. 1 Yani Tseng, who wasn't won since March, carded a 9-under-par 63 Saturday for a three-shot lead after 54 holes of the Safeway Classic.
Recari jumps, Tseng falls from Top 10 in women's golf rankings

Recari jumps, Tseng falls from Top 10 in women's golf rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., July 22 (UPI) -- Beatriz Recari jumps eight spots in women's world golf and Catriona Matthew reached No. 10 but former No. 1 Yani Tseng drops from the rankings' upper tier.
Tseng down to 10th in women's golf rankings

Tseng down to 10th in women's golf rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., July 15 (UPI) -- Yani Tseng slips to No. 10 in Monday's update of the world women's golf rankings, a drop of nine places since March when she was No. 1.
I.K. Kim gains No. 9 spot in women's golf rankings

I.K. Kim gains No. 9 spot in women's golf rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., July 8 (UPI) -- I.K. Kim moves past Jiyai Shin for the No. 9 spot in the women's world golf rankings, the only change among the Top 10 players.
Soaring Inbee Park moves well ahead in women's golf rankings

Soaring Inbee Park moves well ahead in women's golf rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., July 1 (UPI) -- Inbee Park gained a third major tournament title in an amazing year, pushing her lead in the women's world golf rankings nearly 5 points.
Park wins again, still top women's golf rankings

Park wins again, still top women's golf rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., June 24 (UPI) -- Inbee Park notched her fifth LPGA victory in 2013, a win that keeps her firmly atop the world women's golf rankings.

Mika Miyazato out front on LPGA Tour

ROGERS, Ark., June 21 (UPI) -- Mika Miyazato birdied six holes in a nine-hole stretch Friday to fire a 65 and take a one-shot lead after one round of the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship.
Inbee Park continues atop women's golf rankings

Inbee Park continues atop women's golf rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., June 10 (UPI) -- Inbee Park continued a strong year with her second LPGA major tournament title and bolsters her position as the world No. 1-ranked women's golfer.
Choi, Feng both improve in world women's golf ranking

Choi, Feng both improve in world women's golf ranking

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., June 3 (UPI) -- Choi Na-yeon and Feng Shanshan each inch up and Karrie Webb nears a return to the Top 10 in the women's world golf rankings Monday.
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Yani Tseng
Taiwan's Yani Tseng watches her putt at the 14th hole in the second round of play during the Samsung World Championship at Half Moon Bay Golf Links in Half Moon Bay, California on October 3, 2008. Tseng is tied for third place with two other players, 3 shots back of leader Na Yeon Choi. (UPI Photo/Christine Chew)
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Yani Tseng (born 23 January 1989) is a Taiwanese professional golfer currently playing on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour. She is the youngest player ever, male or female, to win five major championships and is currently ranked number 1 in the Women's World Golf Rankings.

Tseng was the top-ranked amateur in Taiwan from 2004 to 2006. The highlight of her amateur career was winning the 2004 U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links, defeating Michelle Wie in the final, 1 up. Her amateur accomplishments include:

Tseng turned professional in January 2007. That year she competed on the Ladies Asian Golf Tour and won the DLF Women’s Indian Open. She also competed on the CN Canadian Women’s Tour where she won the CN Canadian Women’s Tour at Vancouver Golf Club.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Yani Tseng."
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