Northwest player reaches LPGA

Updated: December 30, 2023

Two players with Pacific Northwest connections will be playing on the LPGA Tour for the 2024 season.

Jing Yan, who played her college golf at the University of Washington and Beaverton, Ore. native Gigi Stoll both advanced to the LPGA Tour through the Q Series qualifying.

Gigi Stoll

A total of 104 players were searching for one of 50 cards to play on the LPGA Tour for the 2024 season. The tournament was held in Alabama.

Yan has played on the LPGA Tour before but had to go through the qualifying after not earning enough money to keep her card. The 27-year-old from New Zealand has a best LPGA Tour finish of second place and had six career top 10 performances. Yan finished tied for 17 at the Q Series qualifier.

Stoll had an incredible amateur career before finishing her college career at Arizona. She had career earnings of $192.254 on the Epson Tour and finished 17th on the list for 2023. Stoll finished tied for 45th at the LPGA Q Series qualifier.