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CME Group Tour champion Amy Yang at LPGA Q-Series as caddie

CME Group Tour champion Amy Yang at LPGA Q-Series as caddie

Amy Yang is back inside the ropes after winning the CME Group Tour Championship and the $2 million first-place prize. Only Yang wont’t hit any shots. The five-time LPGA winner is instead caddying at LPGA Q-Series for good friend Jennifer Song, according to

Yang, 34, last played at LPGA Q-School in 2008, but agreed to return to help Song, who finished 149th on the CME points list, which determines LPGA status. The top 100 on the CME list keep full status each year.

Song, 33, missed 11 cuts in 18 starts on tour in 2023. The 2009 U.S. Women’s Amateur and U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links champion, Song has recorded 13 career top-10 finishes and made $3,006,404 since joining the tour in 2011.

Jennifer Song of the United States plays her second shot on the 18th hole on Day One of the ISPS HANDA World Invitational presented by AVIV Clinics at Galgorm Castle Golf Club on August 17, 2023 in United Kingdom. (Photo by Octavio Passos/Getty Images)

The newly abbreviated LPGA Q-Series got underway Thursday at the Robert Trent Jones’ Magnolia Grove Golf Course in Mobile, Alabama. The event, which has been shortened from 144 holes to 108 holes, concludes Dec. 5.

Song is one of 104 players who will compete over the Falls and Crossings courses, with a cut after Round 4 to low 65 and ties.

Players who finish in the top 45 and ties will earn 2024 LPGA cards, with those in the top 20 earning a higher status.


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