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Oct
18
2011

Yani showing off a traditional Taiwanese folk puppet

At a media event in Taipei, Taiwan, for the inaugural Sunrise LPGA Taiwan Championship, Commissioner Mike Whan announced that world No. 1  Yani Tseng had clinched the 2011 Player of the Year Award. Yani, a native of Taiwan who grew up nearby, became the eighth player in the tour’s history to win the award in back-to-back years. A month before the season-ending Titleholders event in Orlando, she has already captured 6 LPGA victories, including two majors.

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