Tseng leads Canadian Open after 54 holes

OTTAWA, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Yani Tseng posted a 4-under 68 Saturday to build a four-stroke lead after three rounds of the Canadian Women's Open at Ottawa.
Ochoa leads rain-shortened Canadian Open

Ochoa leads rain-shortened Canadian Open

OTTAWA, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Defending champion Lorena Ochoa shot a 4-under-par 68 Friday and led the Canadian Open, which was suspended by rain with half the players still on the course.

Shin takes Women's British Open

SUNNINGDALE, England, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- South Korea's Ji-Yai Shin shot a closing 6-under-par 66 Sunday to win the Women's British Open in Sunningdale, England, by three strokes.

Oh wins LPGA State Farm Classic

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., July 20 (UPI) -- Ji Young Oh parred the first hole of a playoff Sunday and won the LPGA's State Farm Classic in Springfield, Ill.

Tseng leads, Wie scratched at State Farm

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., July 19 (UPI) -- Yani Tseng led after the third round of the LPGA State Farm Classic Saturday but Michelle Wie was disqualified for the second time in her career.
Lee moves into women's golf Top 10

Lee moves into women's golf Top 10

PHILADELPHIA, July 7 (UPI) -- Lee Seon-hwa won the NW Arkansas LPGA Championship last weekend and was propelled into the Top 10 of the women's world golf rankings.

Rookie from Taiwan wins LPGA major

HAVRE DE GRACE, Md., June 8 (UPI) -- Teenage rookie Yani Tseng of Taiwan birdied the fourth playoff hole Sunday and won the McDonald's LPGA Championship in Maryland.

Three LPGA players on top in Florida

AVENTURA, Fla., April 24 (UPI) -- Young Kim, Paula Creamer and Momoko Udea all shot 3-under-par 67 to share the lead after 18 holes at the LPGA's Stanford Pro-Am Invitational in Aventura, Fla.
Ochoa wins 4th straight tournament

Ochoa wins 4th straight tournament

ORLANDO, Fla., April 20 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Lorena Ochoa won the Ginn Open in Orlando, Fla., Sunday by three shots, her fifth victory of the season and record-tying fourth in a row.

Ochoa takes lead at Ginn Open

ORLANDO, Fla., April 19 (UPI) -- Lorena Ochoa had a 7-under 65 Saturday to erase a three-shot deficit and take a one-stroke lead after three rounds of the LPGA Ginn Open at Orlando, Fla.

Rookie Tseng out front in LPGA tourney

ORLANDO, Fla., April 18 (UPI) -- Yani Tseng made nine birdies Friday en route to a course record 8-under 64 and a two-shot advantage at the Ginn Open at Orlando, Fla.

Ochoa one shot back in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla., April 17 (UPI) -- Carin Koch and Teresa Lu grabbed a one-shot lead over superstar Lorena Ochoa Thursday after one round of the Ginn Open in Orlando, Fla.

Stanford shoots career round on LPGA Tour

SUPERSTITION MOUNTAIN, Ariz., March 27 (UPI) -- Angela Stanford produced the best round to date of her LPGA Tour career Thursday to move three shots in front after one round of the Safeway International.

Sweden's Friberg claims Mexico City title

MEXICO CITY, March 16 (UPI) -- Swede Louise Friberg won her first LPGA Tour title Sunday, shooting a 7-under-par 75 for a one-stroke victory in the MasterCard Classic in Mexico City.

Ji-Young Oh leads LPGA; Ochoa 11 back

MEXICO CITY, March 15 (UPI) -- Ji-Young Oh shot a 5-under 67 Saturday to take a two-stroke lead after two rounds of the LPGA's MasterCard Classic.
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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)

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.

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