Tagged with POY

Ariya Jutanugarn Completes Dream Season With LPGA Player of the Year, Money List and Race To CME Globe Titles; In-Gee Chun Takes Rookie of the Year and Vare Trophy

Ye Golf Gods, I apologize for my lack of faith. Until it was official on Sunday at the CME Group Tour Championship, I remained steadfast that something, somehow would happen to derail the dream of Ariya Jutanugarn winning the 2016 LPGA Player of the Year title. But as the holes dwindled down and it became … Continue reading

2012 JLPGA Player of the Year: Mi-Jeong Jeon

It was a tremendous year for JLPGA veteran Mi-Jeong Jeon. The Korean star has always been a great player on the Japanese Tour, but reached new heights in 2012, winning Player of the Year. She won 4 events, which brings her career win mark on the JLPGA to an impressive 21 victories. She also led … Continue reading

2011 LPGA Rolex Awards Reception

Yani Tseng capped an incredible year of success by picking up the Player of the Year and Vare Trophy at the 2011 LPGA Rolex Award Reception. She also topped the 2011 Money List. The gala event was held at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando, Florida following the 1st round of the 2011 CME … Continue reading

Yani Tseng Wins 2nd LPGA Player of the Year Award

Why wait? It’s already mathematically impossible for any player to overtake Yani Tseng for Player of the Year. So LPGA Commissioner Michael Whan announced Yani as the Player of the Year with 5 events remaining during the promotion of this week’s Sunrise LPGA Taiwan Championship. She will formally be presented the award at the CME … Continue reading