Kang Soo-yun

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Kang Soo-yun
2009 Women's British Open – Soo Yun Kang (4).jpg
Kang before 2009 Women's British Open
Personal information
Born (1976-03-15) March 15, 1976 (age 42)
Seoul, South Korea
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Nationality South Korea
CollegeKyung-Hee University
Turned professional1997
Current tour(s)LPGA Tour (joined 2003)
Former tour(s)LPGA of Korea Tour
Futures Tour (1999-2000)
Professional wins15
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour1
LPGA of Japan Tour3
LPGA of Korea Tour8
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA InspirationT51: 2008
Women's PGA C'shipT8: 2004
U.S. Women's OpenT13: 2005
Women's British OpenT24: 2003

Kang Soo-yun (Hangul강수연; born 15 March 1976) is a female golfer in the LPGA. She is often referred to as the "Fashion Model of the Fairways" for her model-like physique and clothing.

Kang was born in Seoul, South Korea. She has been playing golf since the age of 12. After years on the LPGA of Korea Tour, she moved to the LPGA Tour in 2003. She won her first LPGA tournament in 2005 at the Safeway Classic in Portland, Oregon. She has twelve other wins worldwide.[1]

Professional wins[edit]

this list is incomplete

LPGA Tour (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 21 Aug 2005 Safeway Classic −15 (64-68-69=201) 4 strokes South Korea Jeong Jang

LPGA Tour of Korea (8)[edit]

this list is probably incomplete

  • 2000 Korea Women's Open, Hite Ladies Open
  • 2001 Korea Women's Open, Hite Ladies Open, LG Lady Card Open
  • 2002 Sky Valley Kim Young-Joo Invitational, Hite Ladies Open
  • 2004 PAVV Invitational

LPGA Tour of Japan (3)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 13 Oct 2013 Stanley Ladies Golf Tournament −12 (68-70-66=204) 3 strokes Japan Haru Nomura
Japan Sakura Yokomine
2 12 Jun 2016 Suntory Ladies Open −11 (68-64-72-73=277) 1 stroke Japan Serena Aoki
South Korea Lee Bo-mee
Japan Yumiko Yoshida
3 28 May 2017 Resort Trust Ladies −9 (67-72-68=207) Playoff Japan Saiki Fujita
South Korea Jeon Mi-jeong

Team appearances[edit]



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