Why does Shanshan Feng wear cow print pants and shirts?
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Why does Shanshan Feng wear cow print pants and shirts?


Shanshan Feng is again a winner on the LPGA Tour, and she took the 2017 Toto Japan Classic for the second year in a row wearing cow print. It's kind of become her trademark over the years, with fans coming to expect the Chinese star will be wearing some cow-pattern black and white during a tournament.

So, why does Shanshan Feng -- who sometimes goes by Jenny Money in English-speaking circles -- wear cow print?

Feng does it because she thinks the pattern is reflective of her "fun, silly" personality.

"When I wear my cow pants, everyone knows it's Shanshan," Feng said to ESPN. "No one else wears them. My pants are made just for me. I want to be remembered for the fun things and the enjoyment of my career."

It's not a fashion statement, and she doesn't much care whether people like the print or not. It's a reflection of her, and that's that. However, fans do seem to like the cow styling.

"Maybe I need to start making them and selling them," Feng said of the pants to ESPN.

The fun-loving, somewhat care-free attitude has won over fans all over the world, and she has been able to parlay that view of life into tremendous professional success. She has won eight times on the LPGA, including the 2012 Wegman's LPGA Championship, now known as the KPMG Women's PGA Championship.

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