Sun-Ju Ahn Returns to top of Japan LPGA Tour Money with YONEX

Korean YONEX golfer Sun-Ju Ahn was on track to end the season as the Japan LPGA Tour's money list leader, and finished tied for eighth place at the Daio Seishi Elleair Ladies Open (November 20 - 23). This marks her first time as the Japan tour money leader since 2011.

Playing with YONEX clubs and shafts from the beginning of this season, Sun-Ju made tremendous achievements, grabbing five victories in her 24 appearances–setting a new career record—and reaching the top 10 at 17 tournaments. Even though she missed several tournaments due to an injury in the middle of the season, Sun-Ju has maintained her stable performance, winning two tournaments in a row after her comeback. “Thanks to YONEX’s precise fitting which takes my current condition and swing into consideration, I was able to keep myself in stable form throughout the season,” she said.

With her placement of money list leader decided, Sun-Ju also leads in Scoring average, Par-saving percentage and the Mercedes-Benz Player of the Year ranking*. Aiming for first place in all the four categories, she now faces the final Japan tour tournament of the year.

*Japan LPGA Mercedes-Benz Player of the Year Ranking: Based on players' results in tournaments throughout the year.

Mardan Mamat Claims First Asian Tour Title since 2012

EZONE XP driver user, Mardan Mamat of Singapore won an Asian Tour golf tournament, Resorts World Manila Masters held in the Philippines from November 20th to 23rd. It was his first Asian Tour title since capturing a win at the Philippine Open. Mardan was the sole player to score under 70 in all the four rounds.

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