Golf: Singapore's Shannon Tan gets full scholarship to play NCAA Div 1 golf with Texas Tech University

Shannon Tan hopes that joining Texas Tech will arm her with the tools and experience to turn professional. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
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SINGAPORE - Since picking up golf at the age of six, Singapore's Shannon Tan has risen steadily through the youth ranks, and the teenager will embark on the next chapter of her golfing career when she heads to the United States next year to play National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division 1 golf for Texas Tech University.

Shannon, who is 140th in the World Amateur Golf Ranking, hopes that joining Texas Tech will arm her with the tools and experience to turn professional and help her achieve her dream of playing on the LPGA Tour.

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