BEIJING, Beijing, August 2 (Xinhua) China’s Feng Shanshan, the former world number one in women’s golf, announced her retirement on the 2nd. During her 15-year career, she rewrote the history of golf in China several times. Feng Shanshan said that he will continue to work hard in this industry as a "golfer" in the future, hoping to help younger and better players with his energy and experience. Besides golf, she also hopes to explore more unknown fields and embrace the wider world.
Feng Shanshan won the bronze medal in women’s golf at the Rio Olympics.
Feng Shanshan turned into a professional in 2007. In the past 15 years, she has made several milestones for golf in China.
In 2012, Feng Shanshan won the championship in the American Women’s Professional Golf Tour Championship, which was the first time that a registered player of China Golf Association won four Grand Slam titles. In 2016, Feng Shanshan won the third place in Rio Olympic Games, which was China’s first golf Olympic medal. In November 2017, Feng Shanshan ranked first in the world. According to media statistics, she has won 22 titles in international competitions such as American Tour, European Tour and Japanese Tour.
Data Map: Feng Shanshan is in the competition. Photo by Liu Guanguan, a reporter from China News Service.
Feng Shanshan said in his letter of retirement that he would continue to work as a "golfer" in this industry in the future. "I hope to use my energy and experience to help younger and better players and let the China national team go higher and further on the Asian Games and the Olympic Games."
Feng Shanshan said that in the future, he will continue to work on youth training and golf popularization, so that more people can have the opportunity to try this beautiful sport. "I hope that in the future professional arena, we can also form the’ legion effect’ of China players. Only when fresh forces continue to flood into the world tour, will we have more champions."
Feng Shanshan’s retirement letter
Besides golf, Feng Shanshan also hopes to explore more unknown fields and embrace the wider world.
"From the tee to the green, it is a challenging and colorful journey. I hope more people can join this journey, and I will look forward to meeting you in the next hole." (End)