Hometown/Resides: Ilsan, South Korea/Orlando, Fla.

Birthdate: July 28, 1989 – currently 27 years, 6 months, and 29 days

Qualified for LPGA Tour: Finished T54 at the 2007 LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn non-exempt status for the 2008 LPGA season

Victories

LPGA: Third-career victory

Previous wins: 2015 Honda LPGA Thailand, 2013 LPGA KEB HanaBank Championship

LET: Three career wins

KLPGA: Two career wins

Race to CME Globe

Earns 500 points toward the Race to the CME Globe standings moves into a tie for 1st place

Rolex Rankings

Amy is projected to move up from No. 11 to No. 5 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings

Money

CAREER: With the $240,000 first-place check, Amy moves from 32ndto 28th on the LPGA Career Money List with $7,059,422

SEASON: Has earned $244,718 this season and moves from T79 to 3rd on the 2017 LPGA Official Money List

Tournament Specific

  • Becomes the second multiple-time winner of the Honda LPGA Thailand (Yani Tseng in 2011 and 2012)
  • This is her eighth time playing the Honda LPGA Thailand and is her sixth top-10 finish
    • 2016 – T3
    • 2015 – 1
    • 2014 – T45
    • 2013 – T12
    • 2012 – 4
    • 2011 – 7
    • 2010 – 10 

Of Note

  • Crossed the $7 million mark with the win, the 30th player in LPGA history to do so
  • This is Yang’s first win since this event in 2015, a stretch of 44 events without a win. Yang had 17 top-10 finishes in that time frame
  • First wire-to-wire winner since Minjee Lee at the 2016 Blue Bay LPGA

Becomes the third different player to win on the LPGA Tour this year