Ryan Yip

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Ryan Yip
— Golfer —
Personal information
Born (1984-12-07) December 7, 1984 (age 29)
Calgary, Alberta
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg; 12.5 st)
Nationality  Canada
Residence Calgary, Alberta
Career
College Kent State University
Turned professional 2006
Current tour(s) PGA Tour Canada
Former tour(s) Web.com Tour
Professional wins 2
Best results in Major Championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open CUT: 2013
The Open Championship DNP
PGA Championship DNP

Ryan Yip (born December 7, 1984) is a Canadian professional golfer who currently plays on PGA Tour Canada.

Amateur career[edit]

Yip was born in Calgary, Alberta. He won the 2002 Alberta Amateur and in 2006 was a semifinalist at the U.S. Amateur and the Canadian Amateur. He played college golf at Kent State University where he won three tournaments. While at Kent State he was named the Mid-American Conference Freshman of the Year in 2003 and the MAC Co-Golfer of the year in 2005. He was also named to the All MAC first team from 2003 to 2006 and was named to the All Mid-West team in 2005 and 2006. He turned professional in 2006.

Professional career[edit]

Yip has played on PGA Tour Canada since 2007, when it was known as the Canadian Tour. He picked up his first professional win in a non-tour event at the Alberta Open in May 2009. In August he picked up his first Canadian Tour victory at the Jane Rogers Championship.

Yip played on the Web.com Tour in 2012 but made only four cuts in 17 tournaments and lost his tour card.[1]

Amateur wins (1)[edit]

  • 2002 Alberta Amateur

Professional wins (2)[edit]

Canadian Tour wins (1)[edit]

Other wins (1)[edit]

  • 2009 Alberta Open

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Web.com Tour Season – Ryan Yip". PGA Tour. Retrieved August21, 20113. 

External links[edit]