Ayaka Furue

The Players // Ayaka Furue
Japan
Birthday: 27/05/2000
Height: 153 CM
Wins: 1

Furue is a seven-time winner on the JLPGA: one in 2019, three in 2020 and three in 2021 and was the 2020-21 Player of the Year on the JLPGA.

She finished seventh in the LPGA Q-Series to earn LPGA Tour membership for the 2022 season. Her career-best finish on the LPGA Tour is fourth, at the 2021 Amundi Evian Championship; she has played a total of three events on Tour in her career. She won her first LPGA Tour tournament, at the Trust Golf Women’s Scottish Open on 31 July 2022, shooting a course record 10-under-par 62 (267, −21) in the final round to win by three strokes over Céline Boutier, after trailing by four strokes after 54 holes to co-leaders Boutier and Lydia Ko.

This is Furue’s third appearance at HSBC Women’s World Championship.