Ahn Sun-ju

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Sun-ju Ahn
Personal information
Full nameSun-ju Ahn
NicknameBig Mama
Born (1987-08-31) 31 August 1987 (age 32)
South Korea
Height5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)
Nationality South Korea
SpouseKim Sung-ho
Career
Collegenone
Turned professional2006
Current tour(s)LPGA of Japan Tour (joined 2010)
Former tour(s)LPGA of Korea Tour (joined 2006)
Professional wins35
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour1
LPGA of Japan Tour28
LPGA of Korea Tour7
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA InspirationCUT: 2008
Women's PGA C'shipDNP
U.S. Women's OpenT13: 2009
Women's British OpenT9: 2014
Evian ChampionshipDNP
Achievements and awards
LPGA of Japan Tour
Player of the Year
2010, 2011, 2014
LPGA of Japan Tour
leading money winner
2010, 2011, 2014, 2018
LPGA of Japan Tour
Rookie of the Year
2010
Ahn Sun-ju
Hangul
안선주
Hanja
安宣柱
Revised RomanizationAn Seonju
McCune–ReischauerAn Sŏnju

Ahn Sun-ju, or Sun-ju Ahn (Korean: 안선주, born 31 August 1987) is a South Korean professional golfer currently playing on the LPGA of Japan Tour. She led the LPGA of Japan Tour money list in 2010, 2011, 2014, and 2018.

Professional wins (35)[edit]

LPGA Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runners-up
1 8 Nov 2015 Toto Japan Classic^ −16 (68-65-67=200) Playoff South Korea Lee Ji-hee
United States Angela Stanford

^ Co-sanctioned with the LPGA of Japan Tour

LPGA Tour playoff record (1–0)

No. Year Tournament Opponents Result
1 2015 Toto Japan Classic South Korea Lee Ji-hee
United States Angela Stanford
Won with birdie on first extra hole

LPGA of Korea Tour wins (7)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 13 May 2006 KB Star Tour First Tourney in Yongin −16 (65-66-69=200) 1 stroke South Korea Na Yeon Choi
2 21 Apr 2007 KB Star Tour First Tourney in Busan +4 (68-76-76=220) 1 stroke South Korea Moon Hyun-hee
South Korea Hong Ran
South Korea Jiyai Shin
3 20 May 2007 Taeyoung Cup Korea Women's Open −4 (73-69-70=212) 4 strokes South Korea Jung Jae-eun
South Korea Eun-Hee Ji
United States Cristie Kerr
4 6 Jul 2007 MBC Tour Korea Golf Art Village Open −12 (69-63=132) 1 stroke South Korea Eun-Hee Ji
5 3 Oct 2008 Samsung Finance Ladies Championship −10 (65-69-72=206) 2 strokes South Korea Yoon Chae-young
6 10 May 2009 KB Star Tour First Tourney in Hampyeong −12 (68-66-70=204) 6 strokes South Korea Hee Kyung Seo
7 6 Sep 2009 KB Star Tour Second Tourney in Kyeongsan −17 (68-66-66=202) 3 strokes South Korea Song Min-ji

LPGA of Japan Tour wins (28)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 8 Mar 2010 Daikin Orchid Ladies −10 (69-70-67=206) 5 strokes Japan Kaori Aoyama
Japan Chie Arimura
Japan Shinobu Moromizato
South Korea Inbee Park
South Korea Jiyai Shin
2 18 Jul 2010 Stanley Ladies −6 (70-71-69=210) Playoff South Korea Lee Ji-hee
3 10 Oct 2010 Sankyo Ladies Open −10 (69-70-67=206) Playoff South Korea Inbee Park
4 17 Oct 2010 Fujitsu Ladies −19 (65-62-70=207) 7 strokes South Korea Jiyai Shin
5 8 May 2011 World Ladies Championship Salonpas Cup −10 (71-67-71-69=278) 3 strokes Taiwan Teresa Lu
Japan Miki Saiki
6 12 Jun 2011 Suntory Ladies Open −14 (67-70-67-70=274) 1 stroke Japan Chie Arimura
South Korea Lee Ji-hee
7 14 Aug 2011 NEC Karuizawa 72 −16 (68-66-66=200) Playoff Japan Akiko Fukushima
8 9 Oct 2011 Sankyo Ladies Open −9 (71-66-70=207) 2 strokes South Korea Lee Ji-woo
South Korea Jeon Mi-jeong
Japan Shiho Oyama
9 6 May 2012 World Ladies Championship Salonpas Cup −8 (67-69-72=208) Playoff South Korea Inbee Park
United States Morgan Pressel
10 26 Aug 2012 Nitori Ladies −14 (71-63-68=202) 2 strokes South Korea Jeon Mi-jeong
11 2 Sep 2012 Golf 5 Ladies −15 (67-68-66=201) 1 stroke South Korea Lee Ji-hee
12 25 Aug 2013 CAT Ladies −12 (70-68-60=198) 3 strokes Japan Ritsuko Ryu
13 1 Sep 2013 Nitori Ladies Golf Tournament −11 (70-70-65=205) 2 strokes Taiwan Teresa Lu
14 6 April 2014 Yamaha Ladies Open Katsuragi −5 (70-69-72-72=283) 1 stroke Japan Yumiko Yoshida
15 25 May 2014 Chukyo TV Bridgestone Ladies Open −8 (69-69-70=208) 3 strokes South Korea Lee Ji-hee
Japan Sakai Miki
Japan Ritsuko Ryu
Japan Miki Saiki
Taiwan Phoebe Yao
Japan Sakura Yokomine
16 15 Jun 2014 Suntory Ladies Open −14 (69-71-68-66=274) 5 strokes Japan Akane Iijima
17 12 Oct 2014 Stanley Ladies Golf Tournament −14 (68-68-66=202) 2 strokes South Korea Lee Ji-hee
18 19 Oct 2014 Fujitsu Ladies −11 (64-69-72=205) Playoff Japan Sakura Yokomine
Japan Erika Kikuchi
19 26 Jul 2015 Century 21 Ladies Golf Tournament −15 (64-67-70=201) 1 stroke Japan Erika Kikuchi
South Korea Bae Hee-kyung
20 8 Nov 2015 Toto Japan Classic^ −16 (68-65-67=200) Playoff South Korea Lee Ji-hee
United States Angela Stanford
21 24 Jul 2016 Century 21 Ladies Golf Tournament −9 (73-67-67=207) 1 stroke Japan Megumi Kido
Japan Erika Kikuchi
22 9 Oct 2016 Stanley Ladies −6 (69-69=138) Playoff South Korea Lee Bo-mee
23 5 Mar 2017 Daikin Orchid Ladies Golf Tournament −6 (73-67-69-73=282) 1 stroke Japan Fumika Kawagishi
24 11 Mar 2018 Yokohama Tire Golf Tournament PRGR Ladies Cup −11 (71-66-68=205) Playoff Japan Ai Suzuki
25 1 Apr 2018 Yamaha Ladies Open Katsuragi −5 (72-71-71-69=283) 2 strokes Japan Erika Kikuchi
26 8 Jul 2018 Nipponham Ladies Classic −13 (69-67-67=203) 2 strokes Japan Fumika Kawagishi
27 26 Aug 2018 Nitori Ladies Golf Tournament −7 (70-70-71-70=281) 3 strokes Japan Ayaka Watanabe
28 21 Oct 2018 Nobuta Group Masters GC Ladies −12 (65-70-67-74=276) 2 strokes South Korea Kim Ha-neul

^ Co-sanctioned with the LPGA Tour

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