Jang Jeong

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Jang.
Jeong Jang
— Golfer —
2007 LPGA Championship - Jeong Jang (1).jpg
Jang at the 2007 LPGA Championship
Personal information
Nickname JJ
Born (1980-06-11) 11 June 1980 (age 34)
Daejeon, South Korea
Height 5 ft 0 in (1.52 m)
Nationality  South Korea
Residence Orlando, Florida, U.S.
College Joongbu University (2003)
Turned professional 2000
Current tour(s) LPGA Tour (joined 2000)
LPGA of Korea Tour
Professional wins 3
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour 2
LPGA of Japan Tour 1
Best results in LPGA Major Championships
(Wins: 1)
Kraft Nabisco C'ship T18: 2001
LPGA Championship T11: 2003
U.S. Women's Open T6: 2003
du Maurier Classic CUT: 2000
Women's British Open Won: 2005
The Evian Championship WD: 2013
Korean name
Hangul 장정
Hanja 張晶
Revised Romanization Jang Jeong
McCune–Reischauer Chang Chǒng

Jeong Jang (Korean: 장정, born 11 June 1980) is a South Korean professional golfer who plays on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour. She is also a member of the LPGA of Korea Tour.

Jang was born in Daejeon, South Korea. She started playing golf at the age of thirteen. As a teenager she won the 1997 Korea Women's Open and the 1998 Korea Women's Amateur. She attended Joongbu University. After qualifying for the LPGA Tour at her first attempt, Jang had a successful rookie season in 2000 including a second place finish. She reached twelfth on the money list in 2004 and in that year had nine finishes in the top ten. In July 2005 she won for the first time, claiming the Women's British Open, which is one of the women's majors, by four shots. She claimed her second LPGA win in 2006 at the Wegmans LPGA.

Professional wins (3)[edit]

LPGA Tour (2)[edit]

LPGA Tour major championships (1)
Other LPGA Tour (1)
No. Date Tournament Winning score To par Margin
of victory
1 31 Jul 2005 Weetabix Women's British Open 68-66-69-69=272 −16 4 strokes Sweden Sophie Gustafson
2 25 Jun 2006 Wegmans LPGA 69-70-66-70=275 −13 1 stroke Paraguay Julieta Granada

LPGA Tour playoff record (0–3)

No. Year Tournament Opponent Result
1 2000 Safeway LPGA Golf Championship South Korea Mi Hyun Kim Lost to birdie on second extra hole
2 2007 Evian Masters United States Natalie Gulbis Lost to birdie on first extra hole
3 2008 LPGA Corning Classic United States Leta Lindley Lost to birdie on first extra hole

LPGA of Japan Tour (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score To par Margin
of victory
1 1 Oct 2006 Japan Women's Open 69-69-72-69=279 −9 5 strokes South Korea Shin Hyun-ju

Tournament in bold denotes major championships in JLPGA Tour.

Major championships[edit]

Wins (1)[edit]

Year Championship Winning score Margin Runner-up
2005 Weetabix Women's British Open −16 (68-66-69-69=272) 4 strokes Sweden Sophie Gustafson

Results timeline[edit]

Results not in chronological order before 2014.

Tournament 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Kraft Nabisco Championship DNP DNP T18 T45 T21 23 T27 T19 T54 T31 DNP
LPGA Championship DNP CUT CUT T57 T11 T23 T13 T58 T25 T18 DNP
U.S. Women's Open CUT DNP DNP T22 T6 T7 T50 T28 T8 T19 CUT
du Maurier Classic ^ DNP CUT
Women's British Open ^ CUT T4 T14 T23 1 T26 CUT WD T25
Tournament 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Kraft Nabisco Championship T48 DNP CUT WD DNP
U.S. Women's Open T19 DNP T39 DNP DNP
Women's British Open ^ T21 DNP DNP CUT
LPGA Championship T25 DNP T15 WD
The Evian Championship ^^ WD

^ The Women's British Open replaced the du Maurier Classic as an LPGA major in 2001
^^ The Evian Championship was added as a major in 2013
DNP = did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
WD = withdrew
T = tied
Green background for a win. Yellow background for a top-10 finish.


  • Starts – 46
  • Wins – 1
  • 2nd place finishes – 0
  • 3rd place finishes – 0
  • Top 3 finishes – 1
  • Top 5 finishes – 2
  • Top 10 finishes – 5
  • Top 25 finishes – 23
  • Missed cuts – 10
  • Most consecutive cuts made – 23
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 1

Team appearances[edit]


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