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Born: 1987-06-04, Jeju, South Korea
Nationality: KR
Height: 5' 8, Weight: 170lbs
Home: Seoul, South Korea & Irving, Texas
College: Yonsei University
Turned Pro: 2007
Joined PGA Tour: 2011
Official World Golf Ranking: 85
Notes: ELIGIBILITY: Fully exempt into the 148th Open Championship by Open Qualifying Series USA - Arnold Palmer Invitational 2019. Three places to the leading three players (not otherwise exempt) who finish in the top 10 and ties. Finished T-6th at the Arnold Palmer) (32) His full Korean name is Kang Sung-hoon. Began playing in 1996 because of his dad, who was a fan of the game. His only brother serves as his caddie. Has also played on the Asian Tour and the Japan Golf Tour. ...

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Sung Kang

ELIGIBILITY: Fully exempt into the 148th Open Championship by Open Qualifying Series USA - Arnold Palmer Invitational 2019. Three places to the leading three players (not otherwise exempt) who finish in the top 10 and ties. Finished T-6th at the Arnold Palmer) (32)

His full Korean name is Kang Sung-hoon.
Began playing in 1996 because of his dad, who was a fan of the game. His only brother serves as his caddie. Has also played on the Asian Tour and the Japan Golf Tour.
Semifinalist at the both the U.S. Junior Amateur and the U.S. Amateur Public Links in 2004.
Kang turned professional in 2007 and joined the Korean Tour in his home country. He first gained international recognition in 2009 when he finished runner-up to Thongchai Jaidee at the 2009 Ballantine's Championship, a tournament co-sanction by the Korean Tour and the European Tour. The following year, Kang won for the first time on the Korean Tour, at the Eugene Open, and ended the 2010 season by finishing T-16th and qualifying for the PGA Tour at Q-School. In 2011 started playing the PGA Tour and then got into the BMW Charity on the Web.Com Tour and was runner-up, losing a playoff to Garth Mulroy. Played both the PGA and Web.Com Tour in 2011 and '12, struggled and lost his cards. Came close to saving it in 2011 on the last event of the year, Children's Miracle when he finished T-3rd, three shots back of winner Luke Donald, for his best finish on the PGA Tour.
On the Web.Com Tour has been runner-up three times, the 2011 BMW Charity, 2014 Utah Championship and the next year lost a playoff to Patton Kizzire at the Utah Championship. Closed the 2015 Season with two missed cuts and a T-34th, but wrapped up his 2015-16 PGA Tour card finishing 22nd on the money list. In the Web.com Tour Finals, opened with a T-37th at the Hotel Fitness Championship, skipped the Small Business Connection Championship at River Run, was T-61st at the Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship and 65th at the Web.com Tour Championship.
2016 Notes: Played in 29 PGA Tour events making 16 cuts with 2, top-tens. A week after shooting 60 at Monterey Peninsula CC during the second round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am (finished T-17th), carded a 6-under 65 to qualify for the Northern Trust Open and finished T-8th with Mike "Fluff" Cowan as his caddie. Following his performance at the Northern Trust Open, finished T-10th at The Honda Classic, marking the first time in his career he recorded back-to-back top-10s. Advanced to the FedExCup Playoffs for the first time in his career, ending the Wyndham Championship at 122nd in the FedExCup Standings. With a T-18th at The Barclays, elevating him to No. 88, but a missed cut at Deutsche Bank Championship ended his season ranked 96th in the final FedExCup standings.
2017 Notes: Played in 32 events on the PGA Tour and made the cut in 20 of them. The year began slowly as in his first 14 events only made six cuts.
Entered the final round of the Shell Houston Open leading Rickie Fowler by three, his first-ever 54-hole lead on the PGA Tour. Finished alone in 2nd after an even-par 72 in the final round. The runner-up marked his first on the PGA Tour. A month later when the tour was back in Texas for the Valero Texas Open, he finished T-6th. Got off to another fast start at the Quicken Loans National with rounds of 66-69, but 71-70 dropped him back to a T-5th, 3 back of getting into the playoff but with a spot in the Open Championship in which he finished T-44th. For the first time in his PGA Tour career, advanced to the third FedExCup Playoffs event, finishing T-53rd at the BMW Championship and a career-best 59th in the FedExCup. Ended the year finishing T-2nd in the Hyundai Insurance KJ Choi Invitational on the Korean Tour.
2018 Notes: Played in 29 PGA Tour events making 16 cuts with two top-ten finishes. Was T-3rd at the CIMB Classic. His next top-ten was at the Quicken Loans National, had 64 in the 2nd and final rounds to finish 3rd and thanks to this event earned his 2nd appearance in the British Open Championship finishing T-67th. Was 111th in the FedExCup standings.
2019 Notes: Shot a final round 64 to finish T-10th at the Sony Open in Hawaii. Was T-6th at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, since he was one of the top-three to finish inside the top-ten, earned a spot in the British Open at Royal Portrush. Won for the first time at the AT&T Byron Nelson. Opened up with rounds of 65-61, he was able to maneuver the poor weather over the weekend to shot 68-67 to hold on for a 2 shot victory over Scott Piercy and Matt Every. The next week was 7th at the PGA Championship.

Player Career Chart (for all results recorded on all Tours in GOLFstats)
Career at a Glance: Starts: 257, Cuts Made: 135 (53%), Top Tens: 21 (8%) , Rounds: 767, Scoring Avg: 70.95, Career Earnings: $9,004,148 - Best Finish: AT&T Byron (1st)
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Career Totals for Sung Kang per Year
Performance Scoring Averages Stats
Year Starts Cuts Made % Wins % Top 5s % Top 10s % Top 25s % Rnds 1st Rd2nd Rd3rd Rd4th RdPre CutPost CutAll RndsP/RBi/RE/RBo/REarnings
  
  
63%
  
  
1
  
  
  
  
  
84
  
  
  
  
70.770.7
  
----$2,801,650
  
1563%
  
  
  
  
  
17%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
70.570.1
  
----$206,443
3220
  
0
  
  
  
  
9%
  
  
  
70.670.1
  
  
70.470.7
  
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1556%
  
  
2
  
  
11%8
  
83
  
  
70.170.170.870.1
  
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16
  
  
0%
  
  
  
7%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
71.971.571.8----
  
208
  
  
  
  
  
15%
  
  
  
71.1
  
  
  
71.169.6
  
----$89,792
  
  
  
  
  
1
  
  
50%
  
  
  
  
71.576.0
  
72.372.0
  
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55%
  
0%
  
  
  
  
7
  
87
  
  
  
  
70.770.9
  
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2111
  
0
  
  
  
  
5%
  
14%
  
  
  
  
  
70.571.4
  
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0
  
  
  
  
0%
  
  
2869.9
  
69.2
  
70.069.7
  
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34
  
24%00%
  
  
0
  
  
0%
  
72.1
  
  
72.472.672.172.5----
  
2
  
  
0
  
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73.571.5
  
  
72.574.5
  
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Year Starts Cuts Made % Wins % Top 5 % Top 10 % Top 25 % Rnds 1st Rd 2nd Rd 3rd Rd 4th Rd Pre Cut Post Cut All Rds P/R Bi/R E/R Bo/R Earnings
Avg/Year
Totals2551341112150762$8,986,838
Green cells highlight the best in each column/category, yellow the worst.
Stats: P/R=Pars per Round, Bi/R = Birdies per Round, E/R = Eagles per Round, Bo/R = Bogeys per Round. Only provided on last 3, 5 or 10 year reports.