It sure doesn't look like Yani Tseng had a bad year, even though it might feel that way.
She has won three times on the U.S. LPGA Tour, the most of any player except for Stacy Lewis. She is closing in on $1.5 million in prize money, putting her fourth on the money list. And she comes into the final tournament, the LPGA Titleholders, having finished no worse than fourth in her previous three events. Compared with almost anyone else, it's been a great year.
Compared with what Tseng did a year ago, it qualifies as a slump.
''So maybe I can win this tournament, you never know,'' Tseng said on Wednesday at TwinEagles. ''It doesn't matter the results of this week. I feel I still have had a successful year. I'm still No. 1, so don't forget about that. So I still can have a happy ending.''
Tseng is assured of remaining atop the women's world ranking, mainly because she started the season with an enormous lead, and built upon that by winning three times in four events leading into the fi...