Tag Archives: Sunrise LPGA Taiwan Championship

Nov
16
2011
By Stephanie Wei under LPGA

Super-humble superstar

World No. 1 Yani Tseng is one cool lady. If only American fans would stop for a moment and try in the slightest to look beyond the flag, they’d realize it in a heartbeat. Despite the Taiwanese 22-year-old’s rise as the most dominant golfer on the planet, breaking multiple records on her way to winning eleven tournaments across the globe, including two majors this season, Yani is the same humble, friendly, charismatic girl with a great sense of humor that she’s always been.

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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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