Ariya Is Golfer Of The Year!
ASIAN GOLF, Asia’s leading golf publication has declared Thailand’s Ariya Jutanugarn as “GOLFER OF THE YEAR”.
The 23 year old phenom had a sensational 2018 during which time she was crowned the LPGA’s winner of the Race To CME Globe for 2018. In landing the prestigious title, Ariya banked in a check for US$1 million! This is her second CME Globe title having first won it back in 2016.
Besides wrapping up the year in grand style, Ariya was also declared the LPGA’s Player of The Year for 2018 and she capped it with the LPGA Tour’s Money Winner for the year 2018. She had previously won both these titles back in 2016.
She is the first golfer, male or female, from Thailand to win a major championship.
She joined the LPGA Tour in 2015 and since then, there’s been no stopping her meteoric rise to the absolute pinnacle of the women’s game.