Sun Young Yoo, born on December 13, 1986 in Seoul, South Korea, is a South Korean professional female golfer. As an amateur Sun Young Yoo was the winner of the 2001 Korean Junior Golf Championship and apart from being a member of the Korean National Golf Team from 2002 and 2004, she was also a quarterfinalist in the 2004 US Women’s Open Amateur Championship. Sun Young Yoo was also a winner of the MBC-Hanzen and Par Max Tournaments . In 2003, she finished at second place in the Amateur Division of the Korean LPGA Women’s Open.

Sun Young Yoo turned pro in November 2002 and qualified for the Tour a year later with her fifth place finish at the 2005 FUTURES Tour season-ending money list. She garnered 10 top 10 finishes in 18 starts in the same year, a pretty impressive accomplishment for her first year on the Tour. She stayed inside the top 5 on the money list for the whole of the year and before it was over, she had acquired her exempt tour ticket for the 2006 season by winning the Betty Puskar FUTURES Golf Classic. She also bagged the 2005 FUTURES Rookie of the Year Award.

Born 13 Dec 1986
Nationality South Korea South Korea

The South Korean golfer recorded her career-best tie a year later when she tied for fifth during the John Q. Hammons Hotel Classic .She also carded a record low of 66 twice in the same year, during the Michelob ULTRA Open and during the Wegmans LPGA, and carded a 6th during the CN Canadian Women’s Open.

For 2007, her season-best tie was at 17th place at the Long Drugs Challenge. She also carded a season low of 68 four times in the year and despite a lower performance compared to the previous years’, Yoo still managed to keep her exempt status for 2008.

She has managed to win 1 LPGA Tour event and 1 Futures Tour event. However, she has not won a Major Championship so far.

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