Oh Ji-young (golfer)
|Ji Young Oh
Oh at the 2009 LPGA Championship
|Full name||Ji Young Oh
3 July 1988 |
Seoul, South Korea
|Height||5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)|
|Current tour(s)||LPGA Tour (joined 2007)|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in LPGA major championships
|ANA Inspiration||T31: 2008|
|Women's PGA C'ship||T29: 2008|
|U.S. Women's Open||T31: 2008|
|Women's British Open||T17: 2008|
|Evian Championship||T16: 2014|
Oh started playing golf at the age of 12 and was named to the Korean National Team in 2005 at the age of 16.
In 2006, she came to the United States and enrolled at the Leadbetter Academy. She played on the Future Collegians World Tour, a second tier amateur golf league, and won all six events she entered.
In the fall of 2006 she entered the LPGA Qualifying Tournament as an amateur and finished 9th, earning exempt status on the LPGA Tour for 2007. She immediately turning professional.
In 2007, her best finish was sixth at the Safeway Classic, where she carded a career-low 66 in the opening round.
In 2009, she gained her second win at the Sybase Classic.
Professional wins (2)
LPGA Tour (2)
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of
|1||20 Jul 2008||LPGA State Farm Classic||−18 (66-66-69-69=270)||Playoff||Yani Tseng|
|2||17 May 2009||Sybase Classic||−14 (66-69-69-70=274)||4 strokes||Suzann Pettersen|
LPGA Tour playoff record (1–0)
|1||2008||LPGA State Farm Classic||Yani Tseng||Won with par on first extra hole|
Results in LPGA majors
Results not in chronological order before 2015.
|Women's PGA Championship||T46||T29||T39||CUT||CUT||T45||T37||CUT||CUT||CUT|
|U.S. Women's Open||CUT||T31||T40||CUT||DNP||DNP||CUT||DNP||CUT||DNP|
|Women's British Open||CUT||T17||CUT||T31||DNP||DNP||CUT||T58||DNP||DNP|
|The Evian Championship ^||T44||T16||DNP||DNP|
^ The Evian Championship was added as a major in 2013.
DNP = did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.
LPGA Tour career summary
- Official as of the 2016 season