YOKAICHI, Shiga Pref. (Kyodo) Teenage prodigy Ai Miyazato, who has won three tournaments on the Japanese tour this season, cleared the written exam requirements with flying colors Thursday to become an official member of the Japan LPGA.

Miyazato, who as an amateur became the youngest player to win a JLPGA title when she captured victory at the Miyagi TV Cup Dunlop Ladies Open in September last year, received nearly full marks on the test conducted at Meishin Yokaichi Country Club in Shiga Prefecture.

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