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Born: 1995-09-07, Seoul, South Korea
Nationality: KOR
Height: 5'9", Weight: 160lbs
Home: Seoul, South Korea
Turned Pro: 2012
Official World Golf Ranking: 42
Notes: Lived in the Philippines for six years when he was a junior golfer as it was ?cheaper? for his golf career. His close affinity with the country has seen him do well in all Asian Tour events staged in the Philippines since 2013. 2013 Notes: Played in 16 Asian Tour tournaments after finishing 21st at the Asian Tour qualifying school. First-top 10 of his career was a fourth-place finish at the Solaire Open in the Philippines. Shot a third-round 70 and a final-round 69 to mo...

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Jeunghun Wang

Lived in the Philippines for six years when he was a junior golfer as it was ?cheaper? for his golf career. His close affinity with the country has seen him do well in all Asian Tour events staged in the Philippines since 2013.
2013 Notes: Played in 16 Asian Tour tournaments after finishing 21st at the Asian Tour qualifying school. First-top 10 of his career was a fourth-place finish at the Solaire Open in the Philippines. Shot a third-round 70 and a final-round 69 to move up the leaderboard. Only other top-25 was a T-12th, also in the Philippines, at the Resorts World Manila Masters. Stumbled with a 74 in the second round but pieced together an opening 67 and a 68-68 weekend. His best finish on the Korean Tour was a T-52nd at the Gunsan Country Club Open. After an opening-round 70, shot three consecutive 73s.
2014 Notes: At the PGA Tour China Series? qualifying tournament in Haikou in mid-March, used a third-round 67 that followed a 77 a day earlier to catapult himself into a fully-exempt slot on the Series? inaugural season. Finished T-4th 6 shots behind medalist Alex Hawley. Made history by winning the first PGA Tour China Series event, the Mission Hills Haikou Open. Was completely dominant all week, taking a share of the lead after 18 holes. Followed an opening 67 with a Mission Hills GC?s Sandbelt Trails? course-record 63 to move ahead by eight shots through 36 holes. With a weekend 69-66, finished at 23-under in coasting to a 10-shot victory over China?s Xinjun Zhang. He made only six bogeys all week in winning his first professional tournament. Played in 6 events that year with 3 top-10 finishes. On the Asian Tour Wang enjoyed a stellar season in 2014 where he didn?t miss a single cut in 16 Asian Tour events. He came close to winning the Dubai Open before settling for 2nd which was his best result on the Asian Tour. Led by one with one hole to play on the last day but dropped a double bogey to lose to Arjun Atwal. Also contended in the Resorts World Manila Masters.
2015 Notes: Finished 17th on the final Order of Merit on the PGA Tour China tour, with a pair of runner-up finishes in his only two starts. A year after dominating Mission Hills GC?s Sandbelt Trails Course on his way to a 10-shot victory in 2014, he returned to Haikou to play in the Buick Open. Strung together rounds of 71-71-69-70 to finish at 7-under and in solo 2nd, a stroke behind champion Josh Geary. Was the only player in the field with four under-par rounds for the week. On the OneAsia Tour?s SK Telecom Open in late-May, finished T-3rd with Gareth Paddison, Dimitrios Papadatos, Kyungtae Kim and Jaebum Park, two shots behind winner Jinho Choi. Moved into contention with a day?s best, 9-under 63 at Sky 72 GC. Faced heartbreak at the Lanhai Open in late-May, again falling by a shot to Geary. Held a share of the 18-hole lead and led outright after 36 and 54 holes. Trailed Geary by a stroke with a hole to play and was on the 18th-hole, par-4 green in two at Lanhai International GC. After he missed his 25-foot birdie putt, leaving himself a four-footer for par, Geary left the door open for a playoff when the New Zealander lipped out his nine-foot par putt. With a chance to force overtime, he missed his par putt, giving Geary his second win of the campaign. Earned ¥129,600 for the second consecutive time this season and moved into second on the Order of Merit, a little less than ¥10,000 ahead of Shih Chang Chan. Contended all week at the OneAsia Tour?s Thailand Open in mid-June. Shot rounds of 69-70-64-67 but still fell three strokes short of winner, countryman K.T. Kim at Siam CC?s Pattaya Plantation Course. The finish was his third runner-up performance of the campaign. Shot a final-round 70 at Kolon Korea Open in mid-September to T3 with Dongmin Lee, seven shots behind winner Kyounghoon Lee..Took the first-round lead at the Asian Tour's Venetian Macau Open in mid-October. Fired an opening 65 at Macau G&CC to share the top spot with Bangladesh's Siddikur Rahman. Was in second through 36 holes before a 71-73 (2-over) weekend dropped him into a T15 with David Lipsky. On the Asian Tour he capped two top-five results to finish ninth on the Order of Merit. He finished one rung from qualifying for the 2016 EurAsia Cup presented by DRB-HICOM but was selected as a Captain?s pick to represent Team Asia. He contributed half a point in his debut in the team match-play event. Known as one of the best ball strikers in Asia.
2016 Notes: Wang completed back-to-back victories with a come-from-behind one-shot triumph at the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open, a week after his breakthrough victory in Morocco. He became the youngest player at 20 years and 263 days to win consecutive events on the European Tour. His win at the Trophee Hassan came by beating Nacho Elvira in a playoff. Victory at the Royal Golf Dar Es Salam layout came in dramatic fashion as he birdied the par-5 18th hole three times Sunday, doing so by holing nearly 90 feet of putts. After Elvira finished regulation at 5-under 283, he forced a playoff by holing an 18-foot putt on the final hole. Elvira appeared in control on the first playoff hole when he reached the par-5 18th in two but watched as his competitor rolled in a dramatic 50-foot birdie putt to set the stage for a second playoff hole. Playing the 18th again, his putting mastery continued, rolling in a 20-footer for the victory.

2016 Asian Tour results
Tournament Position R1 R2 R3 R4 Total Earnings (USD)
SMBC Singapore Open T-6 73 67 67 69 276 30,900
Leopalace21 Myanmar Open 4 66 68 66 69 269 37,500
Maybank Championship Malaysia Cut 74 75 149 0
Perth International. T-29 71 68 75 68 282 10,377
True Thailand Classic T-25 69 71 71 70 281 15,837
Hero Indian Open T-2 67 74 66 68 275 144,178
Panasonic Open Golf C'ship 8 71 68 69 70 278 41,704
AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open Win 69 70 71 72 282 189,841
Queen's Cup T-3 69 72 62 69 272 14,047

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Career at a Glance: Starts: 34, Cuts Made: 21 (62%), Top Tens: 5 (15%) , Rounds: 109, Scoring Avg: 71.36, Career Earnings: $2,411,339 - Best Finish: 1st (3 times)
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