Who's who in golf - Shanshan Feng


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Name: - Shanshan Feng
Country: - China
Born : - August 5th, 1989 in Guangzhou, Guangdong (formerly Canton), China.
Original Home/Club: - Guangzhou, China.
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 2007

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1): US Women's PGA Ch'ship (2012). Olympic Bronze Medal (2016, Rio). Multiple wins on the LPGA, European and Japan Tours. Ladies European Tour Order of Merit winner (2015, '16). Held the position of No.1 golfer in the Women's Official World Golf Rankings.


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In 2008, Feng became the first player from China to join the the LPGA Tour. Her first victory on the Tour just happened to come in a major championship, the 2012 LPGA Championship. She won by 2 shots, with a bogey free 67 final round. Another notable first came in 2017, when Feng became the first Chinese golfer to top the Women's Official World Golf Rankings.


Top tournaments won by Shanshan Feng

2019Wmn AmericaThornberry Creek ClassicThornberry Creek259 (-29)$300,000
Played as the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic (July 4-7). Second-placed Ariya Jutanugarn (Thai) finished 1 shot behind Feng (China), who recorded her tenth LPGA Tour win. [Thornberry Creek at Oneida, nr Green Bay, Wisconsin].
2017Wmn AsiaBlue Bay LPGAJian Lake Blue Bay279 (-9)US$315,000
Played as the Blue Bay LPGA (Nov 8-11; (; LPGA Tr event). Second-placed Moriya Jutanugarn (Thai) finished 1 shot behind home-country winner Feng (China), who recorded back-to-back wins on the LPGA Tour. [Jian Lake Blue Bay GC, nr Lingshui, Hainan Island].
2017Wmn AsiaJapan Classic (LPGA)Taiheiyo Club (Minori)197 (-19)US$225,000
Played as the Toto Japan Classic (Nov 3-5; LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Ai Suzuki (Jpn) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Feng (China). [Minori course, Taiheiyo Club, Omitama, Ibaraki, Jpn].
2017Wmn AmericaLPGA Volvik Ch'shipTravis Pointe CC269 (-19)$195,000
Played as the LPGA Volvik Championship (May 25-28). Second-placed Minjee Lee (Aus) and Sung-hyun Park (S Kor) finished 1 shot behind Feng (China). [Travis Pointe CC, Ann Arbor, Michigan].
2016Wmn AsiaBuick ChampionshipQizhong Garden GC274 (-14)€72,324
Played as the Buick Championship (May 12-15; LET/China LPGA Trs event). Defending champion Feng (China) beat Na Yeon Choi (S Kor) with a birdie at the first playoff hole (par-5 18th). [Shanghai Qizhong Garden GC, Minhang, Shanghai].
2016Wmn EuropeDubai Ladies ClassicEmirates GC206 (-10)€75,000
Played as the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters (Dec 7-10; LET season-ending event). Second-placed Charley Hull (Eng) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Feng (China), who won this event for the third straight time and fourth time in five years. Reduced to 54 holes after Maximilian Zechmann, the caddie of Anne-Lise Caudal, collapsed on the 13th fairway during the first round and later died. [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
2016Wmn AsiaJapan Classic (LPGA)Taiheiyo Club (Minori)203 (-13)US$225,000
Played as the Toto Japan Classic (Nov 4-6; LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event; formerly the Mizuno Classic). Second-placed Ha-na Jang (S Kor) finished 1 shot behind Feng (China). [Minori course, Taiheiyo Club, Omitama, Ibaraki, Jpn].
2016Wmn AwardsLow Stroke Ave - LET68.80n/a
For the second straight year Feng (China) recorded the season's lowest stroke average on the Ladies European Tour. In-kyung "IK" Kim (S Kor) was second with 69.42; Lee-Anne Pace (RSA) was third with 70.58.
2016Wmn AsiaLPGA MalaysiaTPC Kuala Lumpur267 (-17)US$270,000
Played as the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia (Oct 27-30; LPGA Tr event). Second-placed Suzann Pettersen (Nor) finished 3 shots behind Feng (China), who posted her fifth LPGA Tour win. [East course, TPC Kuala Lumpur, KL, Malaysia; formerly called Kuala Lumpur G&CC].
2015Wmn AsiaBuick ChampionshipQizhong Garden GC271 (-17)€72,880
Played as the inaugural Buick Championship (May 7-10; LET/China LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Kang Hyeon-seo (S Kor) finished 6 shots behind home-country winner Feng (China). [Shanghai Qizhong Garden GC, Minhang, Shanghai].
2015Wmn EuropeDubai Ladies ClassicEmirates GC267 (-21)€75,000
Played as the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters (Dec 9-12; LET season-ending event). Second-placed Thidapa Suwannapura (Thai) finished 12 shots behind defending champion Feng (China). [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
2015Wmn AwardsLow Stroke Ave - LET69.78n/a
Feng (China) recorded the season's lowest stroke average on the Ladies European Tour.
2015Wmn AwardsOrder of Merit - LET€399,213see Score
Feng (China) won the LET 2015 Order of Merit, with earnings of €399,213 on the Tour. Melissa Reid (Eng) was second with €249,150; Nicole Broch Larsen (Den) was third with €235,877. Feng became the first Chinese winner of the LET Order of Merit.
2014Wmn EuropeDubai Ladies ClassicEmirates GC269 (-19)€75,000
Played as the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters (Dec 10-13; LET season-ending event). Second-placed Carlota Ciganda (Esp) finished 5 shots behind Feng (China). [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
2014Wmn AsiaLPGA MalaysiaTPC Kuala Lumpur266 (-18)US$300,000
Played as the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia (Oct 9-12; LPGA Tr event). Second-placed Pornanong Phatlum (Thai) finished 3 shots behind Feng (China). [East course, TPC Kuala Lumpur, KL, Malaysia; known at the time as Kuala Lumpur G&CC].
2013Wmn AsiaReignwood LPGA ClassicPine Valley, Beijing266 (-26)US$270,000
Played as the inaugural Reignwood LPGA Classic (Oct 3-6; LPGA Tr event). Second-placed Stacy Lewis (USA) finished 1 shot behind home-country winner Feng (China), who secured her second LPGA Tour win with an eagle-three at the final hole. [Pine Valley GC, Beijing, China].
2013Wmn AmericaTour Championship (LPGA Tr)Tiburon GC273 (-15)$700,000
Played as the CME Group Titleholders (Nov 21-24; LPGA Tr season-ending event). Second-placed Gerina Piller (USA) finished 1 shot behind Feng (China). [Gold course, Tiburón GC, Naples, FL].
2012Wmn EuropeDubai Ladies ClassicEmirates GC267 (-21)€75,000
Played as the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters (Dec 5-8; LET season-ending event). Second-placed Dewi Claire Schreefel (Neth) finished 5 shots behind Feng (China), who recorded her second LET win. [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
2012Wmn AwardsLow Stroke Ave - LET69.00n/a
Feng (China) recorded the season's lowest stroke average on the Ladies European Tour. Carlota Ciganda (Esp) was second with 70.50; Caroline Hedwall (Swe) was third with 70.55.
2012Wmn MajorsUS Women's PGALocust Hill CC282 (-6)$375,000
The Wegmans LPGA Championship (58th) (June 7-10). Second-placed Eun-Hee Ji (S Kor), Suzann Pettersen (Nor), Stacy Lewis (USA) and Mika Miyazato (Jpn) finished 2 shots behind Feng (China). Feng became the first Chinese golfer to win on the LPGA Tour, and first Chinese man or woman to win a major championship title. [Locust Hill CC, Pittsford, Rochester, NY].
2012Wmn AsiaWorld Ladies ChampionshipMission Hills, Haikou206 (-10)€56,275
Played as the inaugural World Ladies Championship (March 2-4; CLPGA/LET Trs event). Second-placed Pornanong Phatlum (Thai) finished 1 shot behind first-time LET winner Feng (China), the first Chinese woman to win on the Ladies European Tour. Feng & Li Ying Ye made it a home win in the team competition, while Jing Yan (China) took the amateur title. [Vintage course, Mission Hills Haikou, Hainan Island, China].

 

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