After Gaining the Popular Tag in Short Time, Rose Zhang Finally Acknowledges a Much-Asked Query

Published 09/27/2023, 2:00 PM EDT

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Young prodigy Rose Zhang has been enjoying much fame lately thanks to her breaking the record of Tiger Woods. That achievement brought her international fame and a big media spotlight. Since then she has been working non-stop to maintain a good profile which has spread her fame among a wider horizon of fans.

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Her fanbase has also chosen several names for themselves. Rose Zhang now gets in on the act. However, she has two different categories and two different names for her fans.

Rose Zhang finalizes her preferred favorite names for her fan squad

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2023 has been the breakout year for Rose Zhang. After getting international recognition she turned pro at the age of 20. Moreover, she won her own professional debut event and made history. The feat was last achieved by Beverly Hanson in 1951. And last week she played in the Solheim Cup for Team US.

All these incredible feats have secured her position as the new fan favorite and she enjoys much love and adoration from them. And the fans have created some nicknames for themselves. Before playing in the Solheim, Zhang appeared in the Grill Room with GOLF.com’s Claire Rogers who addressed this issue.

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There Rogers asked her, “So you have some fan bases. We’ve been hearing Zhang Gang, Rose Buds. Can you settle it once and for all?” To this, the young prodigy answered that she actually preferred two names. “Zhang Gang for the inner-circle squad. Rose Buds for everyone who’s supporting me outside.” When Rogers asked if she was in her inner circle squad, Rose said yes.

Clearly, Zhang recognizes the love and support from her fans as well as friends from the golf fraternity which has helped her to shine.

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The Solheim Cup Has Not Started Yet, but Rose Zhang Is Already Reaping Glory as She Finds Her Name Under a Renowned List

Love and support for Zhang from friends and the golf fraternity

Currently, Zhang is pursuing a major in communication from Stanford University which is the Alma matter of Woods as well as Michelle Wie West. The LPGA veteran has guided the young golfer on how to balance her studies and career simultaneously. Her fellow LPGA buddies also speak fondly of her.

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She was also counted upon to play big support during the Solheim by her captain Stacy Lewis. Her golfing friends from Stanford also support her blooming career and she holds much prestige in the University’s sports department. Rose does recognize the support she has been getting all around and cherishes them as well.

Watch this story –  LPGA Star Rose Zhang’s Heart Melted by a ‘Way Too Adorable’ Gesture From an Avid Fan Yearning to See Her at the $1.5M Event

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Shafaque Taha

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Shafaque Taha is a fresh writer at EssentiallySports. She has been a golf enthusiast all her life and Tiger Woods has been her window into the sport and its legacy. Shafaque regards his iconic 2019 Masters win as her greatest inspiration in life.
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Prateek Srivastava

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