Missed the 2022 AIG Women's Open after a back issue involving a tumour on her spine. Kang however was able to return to competition late this past summer and contended right away at the CP Women's Open. She has since had a third place and runner-up finish during a remarkable return.
Had not achieved a top-10 finish in 31 majors before capturing the 2017 KPMG PGA Championship by one stroke from defending champion Brooke Henderson.
It was the twice U.S Amateur winner’s 144th start on the LPGA Tour and her first victory, but has been followed by five more, most recently January’s Tournament of Champions with Henderson the runner-up yet again.
Has been a member of the last three United States sides at the Solheim Cup, winning three of her four matches in the 2017 victory. First represented her country in the 2010 Espirito Santo world amateur team championship, partnering Jessica Korda and Cydney Clanton as they finished second to South Korea.
They were nine clear of third-placed France, South Africa and Sweden, but a massive 17 strokes behind the runaway winners. Was the low amateur in coming joint 49th at the following year’s Women’s Open.