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Pettersen now 7th in women's golf rankings

Pettersen now 7th in women's golf rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., March 11 (UPI) -- Suzann Pettersen's tournament victory in China pushes her to No. 7 in the women's world golf rankings.

Stacy Lewis back to third in women's golf

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., March 4 (UPI) -- Stacy Lewis' win at the LPGA stop in Singapore moves her back past Inbee Park for No. 3 in the women's world golf rankings.
Munoz in front at LPGA's stop in Singapore

Munoz in front at LPGA's stop in Singapore

SINGAPORE, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Azahara Munoz had a bogey-free, 7-under-par 65 Thursday in taking a two-stroke lead after the first round of the LPGA's HSBC Women's Championship in Singapore.

Teenagers gain in women's golf rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Teenagers Ariya Jutanugarn and Lydia Ko continued making gains in the women's world golf rankings, updated Monday.
Park takes comeback win at LPGA Thailand

Park takes comeback win at LPGA Thailand

CHONBURI, Thailand, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Inbee Park, down by four strokes going into the final round, used a 5-under-par 67 Sunday to win the Honda LPGA Thailand golf tournament.

Jiyai Shin ranked sixth in women's golf

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Jiyai Shin improves two places in the women's world golf rankings, moving to No. 6 after winning the Women's Australian Open.

Shin wins Women's Australian Open

YARRALUMLA, Australia, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Jiyai Shin shot 1-under-par-72 Sunday in taking a two-stroke victory over world No. 1 Yani Tseng at the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open.

Ko, Shin share LPGA lead

YARRALUMLA, Australia, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- World No. 8 Jiyai Shin and 15-year-old Lydia Ko share a large lead after Saturday's third round of the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open.
Tseng No. 1 as LPGA schedule opens

Tseng No. 1 as LPGA schedule opens

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Yani Tseng again starts another LPGA year with the No. 1 ranking among women's golfers.
Rory McIlroy, No. 1 player in the world, leads the year in golf

Rory McIlroy, No. 1 player in the world, leads the year in golf

Rory McIlroy ended the year with a flourish, marking a second half of the year that left him the undoubted No. 1-ranked player in the world.
JOHN HENDEL, United Press International
Feng moves to No. 5 in women's golf

Feng moves to No. 5 in women's golf

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Feng Shanshan won for the second time on the Ladies European Tour, boosting her women's world golf ranking to No. 5.
Shin takes over No. 7 spot in women's golf

Shin takes over No. 7 spot in women's golf

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Jiyai Shin takes over the No. 7 spot in the world women's golf rankings, pushing Ryu So-yeon into eighth place, Monday's update rankings show.
Tseng continues run atop women's golf

Tseng continues run atop women's golf

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Yani Tseng sits atop the women's world golf rankings but there are several changes in the Top 10 as the 2012 season winds down.
Choi jumps to No. 2 in women's golf

Choi jumps to No. 2 in women's golf

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Choi Na-yeon's win at the LPGA's season-ending Titleholders event pushes her to the No. 2 spot in the women's world golf rankings.
Kerr jumps to 11th in women golf rankings

Kerr jumps to 11th in women golf rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Cristie Kerr's charge to her 15th LPGA tournament title puts her on the verge of rejoining the Top 10 of the world women's golf rankings.
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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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