Gunn Yang

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Gunn Yang
Personal information
Born (1993-09-30) 30 September 1993 (age 25)
Pyeongchang, South Korea
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb; 11.8 st)
Nationality South Korea
ResidenceSan Diego, California
Career
CollegeSan Diego State University
Turned professional2017
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentCUT: 2015
U.S. OpenCUT: 2015
The Open ChampionshipCUT: 2015
PGA ChampionshipDNP

Gunn Yang (Korean: 양건; born 30 September 1993)[1] is a South Korean professional golfer. In 2014, he won the U.S. Amateur, defeating Corey Conners, 2&1, in the final round of the championship at Atlanta Athletic Club. He became the second South Korean to claim the U.S. Amateur title.[2] He made his PGA Tour debut at the Farmers Insurance Open in February 2015 and also competed in Arnold Palmer Invitational, RBC Heritage, and The Masters. Yang made his first cut on the PGA Tour at the Crowne Plaza Invitational, where he was T-15th after 2nd round, but finished as T-65th.[3] He competed in his first major championship in 2015, competing in the Masters Tournament and was cut after the second round.

Yang played on the European Challenge Tour in 2017. He missed the cut in every tournament he played in 2017 and 2018. As of 30 October 2018, he last played in the 2018 Sony Open in Hawaii.[4]

Amateur wins (1)[edit]

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 2015
Masters Tournament CUT
U.S. Open CUT
The Open Championship CUT
PGA Championship
  Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gunn Yang". San Diego State University. Retrieved 6 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Gunn Yang Wins 2014 U.S. Amateur Championship". United States Golf Association. Retrieved 6 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Gunn-Yang-makes-cut-at-Crowne-Plaza-Invitational". Amateurgolf.com. Retrieved 22 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Gunn Yang". Official World Golf Ranking. Retrieved 30 October 2018.

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