Golfer who has risen to acclaim for her successful career in the US LPGA, including as the winner of the 2017 U.S. Women's Open. She was later named 2017's LPGA Rookie and Player of the Year, and became the first woman to win both since 1978.
She won her first professional major in the LPGA of Korea Tour in 2015.
She finished 2017 as the #1 ranked female golfer in the Women's World Golf Rankings. She later won the ESPY Award for best female golfer in 2018.
She was originally born and raised in Seoul, South Korea.
She became the first female golfer to win both the Player and Rookie of the Year awards in the LPGA since Nancy Lopez.