Ai Miyazato Is a Professional Golfer

July 26, 2009

Check out Ai Miyazato. She is a professional golfer who won her first LPGA Tour today! Read Ai Miyazato’s biography after the jump and see video.

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Ai Miyazato

Professional Golfer Ai Miyazato was in the news today after she won her very first LPGA tour! She successfully beat out pro player Sophie Gustafson in a playoff at the Evian Masters. Learn more on Ai Miyazato after the jump and check out video.

Ai Miyazato Biography

As a biography Ai Miyazato is a Professional Golfer who was born on June 19, 1985 in Higashi, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. During her amateur career Miyazato competed and won the 2003 the Dunlop Ladies Open in Miyagi Prefecture. Two years later she won the Women’s World Cup of Golf, representing Japan.

Ai Miyazato became the #2 player on the JLPGA tour after winning six events. In the same year she also won the Japan Open Championship, becoming the youngest player at the age of twenty to secure such a victory. Soon after she competed in the U.S. LPGA Q-School, earning her tour card.

Collectively Miyazato has won 14 LPGA Japan Tours and 1 LPGA Tour. She has also endorsed deals with Suntory, Honda, Hisamitsu, Mitsubishi Electric Bridgestone Corporation, Japan Airlines, Oakley, Meiji Seika and Yamaichi.

More photos and a video of Ai Miyazato are below.

Ai Miyazato Video

Photo: Allison

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