Yuka Saso Biography – Yuka Saso Wiki
Yuka Saso is a Filipino professional golfer. Saso is the first Filipino to win a gold medal for the Philippines in both women’s individual and women’s team events in Asian Games golf competitions. She started playing and training golf at the age of eight in 2009.
Yuka had a very successful amateur career, during her amateur career she recorded several wins including the 2014 Sabah International Junior Masters, Visayas Regional Amateur and ALM Tournament, the 2015 Kartini Cup, 2016 Philippine Junior Amateur, Philippine Junior Amateur Match Play, World Junior Girls Championship, the 2017 Philippine Amateur Open Championship, Philippine Junior Amateur, Philippine Amateur Open Match Play Championship,
the 2018 Philippine Ladies Open, Victorian Junior Masters, Thunderbird International Junior, Asian Games (women’s individual), and the 2019 Philippine Ladies Open, Girl’s Junior PGA Championship.
Yuka has also made few team appearances and won the Patsy Hankins Trophy representing Asia/Pacific in 2018, she also represented Philippines and won at the Asian Games in 2018. Saso turned professional in November 2019 just after earning an LPGA of Japan Tour card for 2020. She made her professional debut in late June 2020, at the Earth Mondahmin Cup in Chiba. Yuka was placed fifth. She recorded her first professional victory at the 2020 NEC Karuizawa 72. Saso later the Nitori Ladies Golf Tournament event. On June 6, 2021, she won the US Women’s Open Championship in a playoff against Nasa Hataoka.
Yuka Saso Age
She was born on June 20, 2001, in San Ildefonso, Bulacan, Philippines.
Yuka Saso Parents
She is the daughter of Fritzie Saso and Masakazu Saso. Her mother is Filipino and her father is Japanese. Her father is a golfer and her personal golf coach.
Yuka Saso Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.66 m) tall.
Yuka Saso Net Worth
Yuka Saso’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million.