In the Winner’s Circle with Sun Young Yoo at Kraft Nabisco


Kraft Nabisco Championship
April 1, 2012

Hometown/Current residence – Seoul, South Korea/Orlando, Fla.
Birthdate – December 13, 1986 – currently 25 years, 3 months, 18 days
Qualified for LPGA Tour – Finished 5th on the 2005 Symetra Tour season-ending money list to earn exempt status for the 2006 LPGA season
Turned Professional – November 2004

2nd career LPGA victory; became a Rolex First-Time Winner at the 2010 Sybase Match Play Championship

Becomes the second South Korean to win the Kraft Nabisco Championship, joining Grace Park (2004)

With this win, surpasses the $3 million LPGA career earnings mark and increases her total to $3,287,913

Earned 30 points toward the Rolex Player of the Year race with her victory, bringing her to 42 points for the year. She also earned $300,000 with her win and her season earnings are now $488,987

Previously recorded 23 top-10 finishes, including two runner-up finishes at the 2009 P&G Beauty NW Arkansas Championship presented by John Q. Hammons and this season at the 2012 Kia Classic

Projected to jump from No. 21 to 16 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings

Qualified last week for the season-ending CME Group Titleholders and will represent the Kia Classic