Sun Young Yoo
Born:Dec 13, 1986 in Seoul, South Korea.
MAJORS (1). Multiple winner on the LPGA Tour.
After a successful amateur career in South Korea, Yoo turned professional in 2004, aged 17, and joined the LPGA Tour in 2006. In 2012 she won her first major championship, beating fellow-South Korean I.K. Kim in a playoff. Kim had earlier missed a one-foot putt to win the tournament on the final hole of regulation play. Yoo is known by her fellow South Koreans on the LPGA Tour as the "Course Clown."
Played as the Kraft Nabisco Championship (41st) (March 29-April 1). Yoo (S Kor) beat In-kyung "I.K." Kim (S Kor) at the first playoff hole, to record her first win in a major championship and second LPGA Tour title. [Dinah Shore Tournament course, Mission Hills CC, Rancho Mirage, CA].
Played as the inaugural Sybase Match Play Championship (May 20-23). First-time LPGA Tour winner Yoo (S Kor) beat Angela Stanford (USA) 3 and 1 in the 18-hole final. [Hamilton Farm GC, Gladstone, NJ].
2021 Opens: whether by accident or design, four of the top five mens’ Open Championships played in the British Isles occupy consecutive weeks in July: the Irish Open (1-4), Scottish Open (8-11), The Open (15-18) and Wales Open (22-25). The recently relaunched English Open is scheduled for early-August.
Hoag Classic: Ernie Els defends his title in this prestigious PGA Tour Champions event, played since 1991 at the Newport Beach Country Club, CA (Mar 5-7).
New course opens for play at Barnbougle
Bill Coore designs 14-hole layout with “sporty” holes on dune ridge above Lost Farm.
New links course planned for Scottish Highlands. Landowner aims to appoint a ‘world-class architect’ to work on site next to Cromarty Firth.
New Faldo Design layout in Vietnam set for summer completion. Nine holes of the course at Thanh Lanh are routed across a the lake peninsula.
Dundonald Links Scotland: Construction work is in progress on new practice facilities and course changes at Dundonald Links in Irvine, Scotland, as part of a £25 million investment by new owners Darwin Escapes that also includes the construction of a new clubhouse with rooms, plus eighteen lodges. Read more ...
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