Yuka Saso Biography, Latest, World Ranking

Yuka Saso is a Japanese-Filipino athlete and model. She is a gold medalist and an Olympian in the golf sport. Jump to career.

Latest Update
On August 31, 2021 – Yuka Saso soared to no. 6 in the latest Rolex women’s golf rankings with an average of 5.64 points in 36 games she played.

On August 22, 2021 – Yuka Saso failed to win in the AIG Women’s Open as she placed at joint 39th place at the Carnoustie Championship Course in Scotland.

After a strong joint 9th place finish in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Yuka Saso moves to number 8 in world rankings with Tokyo gold medalist Nelly Korda in number 1.

Yuka Saso
Yuka Saso (Photo Credit: japantimes.co.jp)

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Yuka Saso
Birth Date –> June 20, 2001 (age 20)
Hometown –> San Ildefonso, Bulacan, Philippines
Father –> Japanese
Mother –> Filipino
Height –> 166 cm (5 ft 5 in)
World Ranking – Number 8

Career in Professional Golf
2021 – 39th, AIG Women’s Open in Scotland
2021 – 9th, Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan
2021 – 1st Filipino to win the U.S. Women’s Open
2018 – Gold, Asian Games in Indonesia
2016 – Gold, World Junior Girls Championship
2014 – Sabah International Junior Masters (amateur)

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See also: Filipino Athletes competing in 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan

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