Danielle Grace Kang is a Rising Star on the LPGA Tour
A professional golfer who competes on the LPGA Tour, Danielle Grace Kang has won the U.S. Women’s Amateur twice and the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship. She’s also been named the world’s number one player by the LPGA, and is the first Asian woman ever to win an LPGA major. Her accomplishments are well documented and have garnered the attention of the media.
Kang was born in San Francisco, California, on October 20, 1992. She grew up in Southern California. She was just 14 years old when she was eligible for the U.S. Women’s Open. She started high school at Oak Park High School in San Francisco, California, but transferred to Westlake High School early. In the spring of 2010, she attended Pepperdine University in Malibu. Kang was a regular player on the Southern California PGA Junior Tour during her time at Pepperdine University.
A year ago, Kang was diagnosed with a tumor in her right hip. It caused her back pain and she had to pull out of the Palos Verdes Championship due to the tumor. The LPGA Tour can be a difficult business, but Kang is determined that she will make it to the next tournament. The next step is to remove the tumor. The surgery is expected to take about two months, but there is no timetable for a return to golf.
In 2017, Danielle Kang broke through and won the US Women’s Open. She also earned over $3 million in her career and was selected to the winning USA Solheim Cup team. By the end of the season, Danielle Kang could be among the top five in the world. The world’s golfing community now has a new star thanks to her success. While there are many other players who are trying to break through to the top, she’s one of the brightest young stars on the circuit.
A tumor on Kang’s spine is a major concern. Her brother posted the troubling news during the U.S. Women’s Open and the Palos Verdes Championship. Later on, the Korean-born Kang announced on Instagram that she’ll take some time off and focus on her recovery. After her surgery, she will be able to return to golf. Despite her recent diagnosis, she’ll likely be out of the field until the Amundi Evian Championship in France, which runs from July 21 to July 24.
In August, Kang won the Drive On Championship in the LPGA. The COVID-19 pandemic caused the LPGA to take a six-month hiatus. The next week, she won the Marathon Classic. She’s also likely to make the cut again in the US Women’s Open in July. The rest of her career looks promising. She’ll be a major name in the sport if she can keep it up.
Despite the pain, Danielle Kang is a winner on the LPGA Tour. The American has won six LPGA tournaments and one major event. She is highly sought-after due to her recent diagnosis. Despite the recent setback, she is still hoping to get back to her top form. She’ll be at the top of the LPGA rankings. She has praised her team for helping to return to competitive golf.