Three things for the first round at #YaniInv

Players to watch

  • The top returning player from the 2015 Yani Tseng Invitational presented by the Swinging Skirts is Mariel Galdiano, who finished T3.
  • Playing in the same pairing as Galdiano is a soon to be rival Alyaa Abdulghany. Next year, Galdiano will attend UCLA, while in 2017 Abdulghany will play for USC.
  • Other players in the field that will be joining the crosstown rivalry are: Future Bruins Clare Amelia Legaspi, Paphangkorn Tavatanakit, and Kailie Vongsaga, along with future USC Trojan Muni He.


A truly International Tournament

  • The 2016 Yani Tseng Invitational field is truly international event; 31 of the 72 players hail from foreign countries. Of the 31 international players, 13 traveled from Yani Tseng’s home country of Taiwan.


Yani got interactive at her tournament

  • 15-time LPGA Tour champions Yani Tseng hosted a one-hour clinic with the ladies in the field about how she prepares for tournaments, what it’s like to play with fellow pros and how to compete at the highest level.