‘Strongest woman in amateur golf’ Rose Chang turns pro

The most dominant female amateur golfer in the world, Rose Chang (USA), is turning professional.

The American golfer announced her decision to turn professional on social media on 27 June.

Zhang will make her debut on the Women’s Professional Golf (LPGA) Tour at the Mizuho Americas Open, which begins on 1 June.

Zhang, who is of Chinese descent, was the No. 1 amateur in the world while attending Stanford University in the United States, where she won 12 times in 20 tournaments. This is the most wins in Stanford University history.토토사이트

Zhang was particularly dominant in the 2022-23 season, winning eight matches in 10 events.

She also holds the NCAA single-season record for stroke average (68.81) and topped the leaderboard at the Augusta Women’s Amateur in April.

She also holds the record for the most consecutive weeks ranked No. 1 in amateur women’s golf since September 2020, with 141. The previous record was 130 weeks for Lydia Ko (New Zealand) and 135 weeks for Riona Maguire (Ireland).

Starting with the Mizuho Americas Open, Zhang will also play as an invitee at this year’s US Open and AIG Women’s Open.