Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 1/8/13

GUADALAJARA, MEXICO - NOVEMBER 14: Yani Tseng of Taiwan tees off the fourth hole during the third round of the Lorena Ochoa Invitational Presented by Banamex and Corona at Guadalajara Country Club on November 14, 2009 in Guadalajara, Mexico. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
The numbers don't lie: The Grand Canyon-sized chasm that once existed between Yani Tseng and the rest of the world now resembles a crack in the sidewalk. She's beatable. And it could be only a matter of time before someone steps right over her. At the start of 2012, top-ranked Tseng held a 7.34 points advantage over Suzann Pettersen in the Rolex Rankings. Tseng was 7.68 points clear of Na Yeon Choi and a whopping 10.87 ahead of No. 10 Stacy Lewis. Fast forward to the end of 2012, however, and the landscape looked much different. Choi closed the gap to 1.91, a very manageable deficit for the 2012 US Women's Open champion. And Lewis, the 2012 LPGA Player of the Year, was 2.54 points behind Tseng. Tseng, a 15-time tour winner, tried to be positive at the year-end Rolex awards banquet, where she was seated with the media but wasn't the story. The previous two seasons, Tseng had taken home the evening's biggest awards; in 2012, she took home Rolex's party favor -- a box of assorted ch...
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