• Best finish of the season was a tie
for seventh at the Michelob Light Classic.
• Tied for 15th at the Jamie Farr Kroger
Classic Presented by ALLTEL and tied for 18th at the
Nabisco Championship, her first cut made in a major
• Posted season-low rounds of 67 during
the final round of the Jamie Farr Kroger Classic Presented
by ALLTEL and third round of the Michelob Light Classic.
2001 Stats (rank)
Rds under par: 22/86 (110) Rds in the
60s: 8/86 (121) Birdies: 235 (47)
Eagles: 0 (N/A) Greens in reg: 58.8%
(143) Driving accuracy: 73.2% (48)
Sand saves: 42.7% (57) Putting avg:
29.60 (24) Driving avg: 235.20 (153)
• In 2000, lost a two-hole sudden-death
playoff to Mi Hyun Kim at the Safeway LPGA Golf Championship
to finish second, her career-best finish; carded a career-low
65 during the second round of the Michelob Light Classic.
Jang’s golfing career began as a top-ranked
amateur in Korea. She won the 1997 Korea Women’s Open
and the 1998 Korea Women’s Amateur. She was a member
of the 1998 World Amateur Championship Team, where she
placed fourth individually. Jang was also a member of
the 1997-98 Korea Women’s National Team.
5’2", brown hair, brown eyes…Started
playing golf at the age of 13…Credits her father as
the individual most influencing her career…Has two siblings:
Mikyung and Eunkyung…Enjoys skiing and playing Nintendo…Qualified
for the Tour on her first attempt.
Major Championship History
The U.S. Women’s Open became an LPGA major
in 1950; the McDonald’s LPGA Championship Presented by
AIG became a major in 1955; the Kraft Nabisco Championship
became a major in 1983; and the Weetabix Women’s British
Open became a major championship in 2001. From 1979-2000
the LPGA’s fourth major was the du Maurier Classic. The
Weetabix Women’s British Open replaced the du Maurier
Classic in 2001. (KNC, Kraft Nabisco Championship; LPGA,
McDonald’s LPGA Championship Presented by AIG; OPEN, U.S.
Women’s Open; WB, Weetabix Women’s British Open; DM, du