Han Hee-won

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Han.
Hee-Won Han
한희원
— Golfer —
2009 Women's British Open – Hee-Won Han (1).jpg
Han before 2009 Women's British Open
Personal information
Born (1978-06-10) 10 June 1978 (age 36)
Seoul, South Korea
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Nationality  South Korea
Residence San Diego, California, U.S.
Career
College Ryukoku University
Turned professional 1998
Current tour(s) LPGA Tour (joined 2001)
Professional wins 8
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour 6
LPGA of Japan Tour 2
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA Inspiration T6: 2006, 2008
LPGA Championship T11: 2003
U.S. Women's Open T32: 2002
Women's British Open T3: 2009
Evian Championship T31: 2013
Achievements and awards
JLPGA Rookie of the Year 1998
LPGA Rookie of the Year 2001

Hee-Won Han (Korean 한희원) (born 10 June 1978 in Seoul) is a South Korean golfer. She attended Ryukoku University and turned professional in 1998. Han currently plays on the United States LPGA Tour. Her caddie is Jeffrey Snow.

In 1998 she competed on the LPGA of Korea Tour and the LPGA of Japan Tour, claiming Rookie of the Year honours in Japan. In 1999 she won twice in Japan. She qualified for the U.S. based LPGA Tour at the 2000 Qualifying School and has played mainly in the United States since 2001. She was Rookie of the Year in her first season and has won six LPGA Tour events.

Han played in only seven events during 2007 due to the birth of her son, Dae-Il/"Dale"

Han had endorsement deals with KB Kookmin Bank in 2010 and she is represented by H2 Sports Consulting.

Professional wins (8)[edit]

LPGA Tour (6)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of victory Runner-up
1 20 Jul 2003 Sybase Big Apple Classic –11 (68-66-68-71=273) 2 strokes United States Meg Mallon
2 10 Aug 2003 Wendy's Championship for Children –17 (68-65-66=199) Playoff United States Wendy Ward
3 19 Sep 2004 Safeway Classic –9 (69-71-67=207) Playoff Canada Lori Kane
4 3 Oct 2005 Office Depot Championship –12 (65-68-68=201) 2 strokes South Korea Soo Yun Kang
5 28 May 2006 LPGA Corning Classic –15 (66-70-69-68=273) Playoff South Korea Meena Lee
6 22 Oct 2006 Honda LPGA Thailand –14 (67-68-67=202) 5 strokes United States Diana D'Alessio

LPGA Tour playoff record (3–3)

No. Year Tournament Opponent Result
1 2002 Sybase Big Apple Classic South Korea Gloria Park Lost to birdie on first extra hole
2 2003 Wendy's Championship for Children United States Wendy Ward Won with birdie on third extra hole
3 2003 Mobile LPGA Tournament of Champions United States Dorothy Delasin Lost to birdie on first extra hole
4 2004 Wendy's Championship for Children Scotland Catriona Matthew Lost to par on first extra hole
5 2004 Safeway Classic Canada Lorie Kane Won with birdie on first extra hole
6 2006 LPGA Corning Classic South Korea Meena Lee Won with par on fourth extra hole

LPGA of Japan (2)[edit]

  • 1999 (2) NEC Kairuzawa Tournament, Osaka Women's Open

Results in LPGA majors[edit]

Results not in chronological order before 2014.

Tournament 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Kraft Nabisco Championship DNP T25 20 T13 T17 T6 T49 T6 T28
LPGA Championship T37 T57 T11 T49 T25 T25 DNP T40 T21
U.S. Women's Open DNP T32 T43 T52 T47 CUT DNP T71 CUT
Women's British Open T32 DNP T19 T13 CUT T10 DNP T9 T3
Tournament 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Kraft Nabisco Championship T34 CUT T49 62 T67
U.S. Women's Open CUT CUT CUT CUT DNP
Women's British Open CUT T43 T39 DNP DNP
LPGA Championship T47 T25 T45 WD CUT
The Evian Championship ^ T31 DNP

^ The Evian Championship was added as a major in 2013.
DNP = did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
WD = withdrew
"T" = tied for place
Yellow background for top-10.

Summary[edit]

Tournament Wins 2nd 3rd Top-5 Top-10 Top-25 Events Cuts made
Kraft Nabisco Championship 0 0 0 0 2 6 13 12
U.S. Women's Open 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 5
Women's British Open 0 0 1 1 3 5 10 8
LPGA Championship 0 0 0 0 0 5 13 11
The Evian Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Totals 0 0 1 1 5 16 48 37
  • Most consecutive cuts made – 16 (2001 LPGA – 2005 U.S. Open)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 1 (five times)

Team appearances[edit]

Amateur

Professional

External links[edit]