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Min Yean Tan
Min Yean Tan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Penang Island, Malaysia

High School:
Hills International College [Queensland, Australia

Swing:
Right


At Michigan ... Started 47 consecutive tournaments, did not miss a single event in four years ... Led U-M to two NCAA regional appearances -- Central (2009, '11) ... Led U-M to three team titles in four years ... Team Captain (2010-11) ... Three-Time Academic All-Big Ten (2009, '10, '11), Four-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2008, '09, '10, '11) ... U-M's Big Ten Sportsmanship Award Honoree (2011) ... U-M Women's Golf Spirit Award (2011) ... U-M Women's Golf Newcomer Award (2008) ... U-M Women's Golf Progress Award (2008) ... Shot the second best single round tally in U-M history -- three-under 67 in the second round of the 2010 Challenge at Onion Creek (Nov. 1-2) ... Closed career with 12 top-20, five top-10 and three top-five finishes ... Closed career averaging 77.37 strokes per round, which ranks fifth all-time.

Senior (2010-11) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... U-M's Big Ten Sportsmanship Award Honoree ... Team co-captain ... U-M Women's Golf Spirit Award ... Started all 12 tournaments, one of two Wolverines to do so ... Played in all five fall and all seven spring events ... Led U-M in five events -- tying for third at the Wolverine Invitational (Sept. 11-12), finishing 11th at the Irish Invitational (Oct. 2-3), tying for 13th at the Lady Northern Invitational (Oct. 11-12), finishing sixth at the Challenge at Onion Creek (Nov. 1-2) and tying for 25th at the Rebel Intercollegiate (April 1-3) ... Posted five top-20, two top-10 and one top-five finishes, including a career-best-tying tie for third-place finish at the Wolverine Invitational ... Competed in fourth Big Ten Championships (April 22-24), tying for 48th with a 316 (78-78-79-81) ...Helped U-M to NCAA Central Regional (May 5-7) appearance, tying for 105th with a 243 (85-76-82) ... Ended fourth season averaging 76.86 strokes per round ... Shot 29-of-37 rounds at-or-below 80, with 13 at-or-below 75 ... Shot four rounds of par-or-better, including two rounds of 70 or better ... Shot a career-best three-under 67 in the second round of the Challenge at Onion Creek (Nov. 1-2), which is the second lowest total in U-M history ... Averaged 229.82 per 54-hole event ... Tallied a career-best 54-hole tournament total of 217 (70-67-80) at the Challenge at Onion Creek ... Tallied a season-best 72-hole tournament total of 316 (78-78-79-81) at the Big Ten Championships.

Junior (2009-10) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Started all 11 tournaments, one of four Wolverines to do so ... Played in all five fall and all six spring events ... Led U-M in two events -- tying for 24th at the Lady Pirate Intercollegiate (Oct. 19-20) and finishing third at the Indiana Invitational (April 10-11) ... Posted three top-20, two top-10 and one top-five finish, including a career-best third-place finish at the Indiana Invitational ... Helped U-M to one team title -- Rio Verde Collegiate (March 5-7) ... Competed in third Big Ten Championships (April 23-25), tying for 30th with a 307 (79-78-73-77) ... Ended third season averaging 76.12 strokes per round ... Shot 31-of-34 rounds at-or-below 80, with 16 rounds at-or-below 75 ... Shot five rounds of par-or-better ... Shot a season-best one-under 71 three times -- first and second rounds at the Windy City Classic (Oct. 5-6) and second round of the Indiana Invitational ... Averaged 228.10 per 54-hole event ... Tallied a career-best 54-hole tournament total of 218 (72-71-75) at the Indiana Invitational ... Tallied a season-best 72-hole tournament total of 307 (79-78-73-77) at the Big Ten Championships.

Sophomore (2008-09) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Started all 13 tournaments, one of three Wolverines to do so ... Played in all five fall and all seven spring events ... Led U-M in one event -- tying for fourth at the Windy City Collegiate (Oct. 6-7) ... Posted three top-20 finishes, one top-10 and one top-5 including a season-best tie for fourth at the Windy City Collegiate ... Helped U-M to two team titles -- Wolverine Invitational (Sept. 13) and Red Rocks Invitational (Feb. 28-March 1) ... Helped U-M to NCAA Central Regional (May 7-10) appearance, finishing 98th with a 250 (83-80-87) ... Competed in second Big Ten Championships, tying for 27th with a 322 (82-80-84-76) ... Ended second season averaging 78.78 strokes per round ... Shot 20-of-37 rounds below 80, with nine rounds at-or-below 75 ... Shot one round of par-or-better ... Shot a season-best even-par 72 in the first round at Windy City Collegiate ... Averaged 235.60 per 54-hole event ... Tallied a career-best 18-hole tournament total of 80 at the Wolverine Invitational, which was shortened due to weather ... Tallied a career-best 36-hole tournament total of 157 (75-82) at the Red Rocks Invitational ... Tallied a season-best 54-hole tournament total of 221 (72-74-75) at Windy City Collegiate ... Tallied a season-best 72-hole tournament total of 322 (82-80-84-76) at Big Ten Championships.

Freshman (2007-08) ... U-M Women's Golf Newcomer Award ... U-M Women's Golf Progress Award ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Started all 11 tournaments, one of three Wolverines to do so ... Played in all five fall and all six spring events ... Made collegiate debut and first start at Mary Fossum Invitational (Sept. 8-9) ... Led U-M in one event -- tying for 25th at the Mountain View Challenge (March 29-30) ... Posted one top-20 finish, including a season-best tie for 19th at the Big Ten Championships ... Competed in first Big Ten Championships (April 25-27), tying for 19th with a 305 (74-75-77-79) -- which at the time was the U-M freshman record for 72-hole Big Ten Championships record ... Ended first season averaging 77.62 strokes per round, becoming the eighth U-M freshman to average below 80 strokes in a season ... Shot 24-of-34 rounds below 80, with nine rounds at or below 75 ... Shot a season-best even par 72 in the second round of the Indiana Invitational (April 7-8) ... Averaged 233.40 per 54-hole event ... Tallied a season-best 54-hole tournament total of 225 (79-73-73) at the Mountain View Challenge ... Tallied a career-best 72-hole tournament total of 305 (74-75-77-79) at the Big Ten Championships.

Prep ... Attended the Methodist Girls' School through ninth grade before moving to Queensland, Australia, where she completed her prep career at the Hills International College ...Two-time recipient of the Sports Girl Award (2003, '04) ... Two-time recipient of the Excellence in Sports Award for Golf (2003, '04) ... Sports House Captain ... Recipient of the 2006 Gold Medal Award for Academic Excellence ... Medalist runner-up finish at the 2006 Queensland Ladies State Open Championship ... Third-place finish at the 2005 Sunshine Coast Ladies Open Amateur Championship (69-81/150) ... Fourth place finish at the 2005 Queensland State Schoolgirls Championship (79-75-81-75/310) ... In 2004, highlighted the year with medalist honors at the Penang State Ladies Amateur Open (80-76/156), the Sarawak Junior World Masters (77-76-73-78/304) and the Malaysian Schools National Championship (84-75/159) ... Tied for third at the 2004 Greg Norman International Junior Masters (81-72-80-79/312) ... Sixth at the Malaysian Ladies Amateur Open (79-76-77/232), helping her team to a second-place finish.

Personal ... Given name is Min Yean Tan ... Born December 17, 1988 in Penang Island, Malaysia ... Daughter of Bee Lean and Yeow Guan Tan... Righthanded ... Enrolled in the Division of Kinesiology ... Sport Management major.

What's In Tan's Bag? ... Driver: Honma 400 RF ... Woods: Titleist 906F ... Irons: Titleist AP2 ... Wedges: Mizuno MP-T ... Putter: Odyssey TriHot #1 ... Ball: Titleist Pro-V1 ... Glove: Titleist ... Favorite Club: Driver ... Favorite Course: Torrey Pines Golf Club (La Jolla, Calif.) ... Career Best Round: 68 at Sunshine Coast Golf Course (Queensland, Australia) ... Superstitions: I clean my ball with my right thumb before I replace it and putt, I hate carts, I pick my feet up driving or walking over train tracks, I don't like hotel rooms with the No. 4 in it and arrange hotel rooms the same for every tournament.

Year

Events

Starts

Rounds

Strokes

Average

Top 18

Top 36

Top 54

Top 72

Top 5

Top 10

Top 20

Par or Under

2007-08

11

11

34

2639

77.62

72

-

230

305

0

0

1

0

2008-09

13

13

37

2915

78.78

72

157

221

322

1

1

3

1

2009-10

11

11

34

2588

76.12

71

-

218

307

1

2

3

5

2010-11

12

12

37

2844

76.86

67

-

217

316

1

2

5

4

Career

47

47

142

10986

77.37

67

157

217

305

3

5

12

10

   

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