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Choi, Lewis improve women's golf ranking

Choi, Lewis improve women's golf ranking

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Choi Na-yeon and Stacy Lewis each move up one place, causing minor shifts in the world women's golf rankings, updated Monday.

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Thompson's win brings big rankings boost

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Sixteen-year-old Lexi Thompson's record-setting victory at the Navistar LPGA Classic was reflected in a huge leap in her women's world golf ranking.

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Teen sensation leads on LPGA Tour

PRATTVILLE, Ala., Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Lexi Thompson put herself in position for an historic win on the LPGA Tour Friday by taking the lead midway through the Navistar Classic.

Rookie leads on LPGA Tour

PRATTVILLE, Ala., Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Jennifer Johnson eagled the par-4 15th hole Thursday, shot a 30 on the back nine and seized a one-shot lead after the opening round of the Navistar Classic.

Tseng defends Arkansas crown in playoff

ROGERS, Ark., Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Yani Tseng needed a one-hole playoff after missing a chance to win in regulation Sunday but still managed to best Amy Yang for the NW Arkansas Championship.

Tseng, Yang share Walmart lead

ROGERS, Ark., Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Yani Tseng and Amy Yang shared the lead after two rounds of the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship Saturday, one stroke ahead of American Taylor Leon.

Tseng, Lewis share LPGA Tour lead

ROGERS, Ark., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- World No. 1 and defending champion Yani Tseng eagled the 18th hole Friday and shared the lead after one round of the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship.
Choi moves up to No. 4 in women's golf

Choi moves up to No. 4 in women's golf

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 6 (UPI) -- The world women's golf rankings have only one change in the Top 20 this week -- Na Yeon Choi moving from No. 5 to No. 4, switching places with Jiyai Shin.
Yani Tseng strengthens No. 1 ranking

Yani Tseng strengthens No. 1 ranking

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Yani Tseng repeated as champion of the Women's British Open and tightened her hold on the No. 1 spot on the world women's golf rankings.

Tseng, 22, captures fifth major title

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland, July 31 (UPI) -- Yani Tseng became the youngest golfer, male or female, to claim her fifth major championship Sunday after winning the Women's British Open by four strokes.

Masson leads by 2 at Women's British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland, July 30 (UPI) -- Germany's Caroline Masson shot a four-under 68 Saturday to hold a two-shot lead after three rounds at the Women's British Open in Scotland.
Meena Lee leads Women's British Open

Meena Lee leads Women's British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland, July 28 (UPI) -- Meena Lee fired a bogey-free, 7-under-par 65 Thursday and owns the lead after the first round of the LPGA's Women's British Open.
Tseng continues to rule golf rankings

Tseng continues to rule golf rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., July 12 (UPI) -- Yani Tseng continued her solid hold on the top spot in the world women's golf rankings, updated after the U.S. Women's Open.
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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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