Wang Jeung-hun

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Wang Jeung-hun
Personal information
Born (1995-09-07) 7 September 1995 (age 24)
Nationality South Korea
Career
Turned professional2012
Current tour(s)Asian Tour
European Tour
Former tour(s)PGA Tour China
Professional wins4
Highest ranking39 (29 January 2017)[1]
(as of 1 December 2019)
Number of wins by tour
European Tour3
Asian Tour1
Sunshine Tour1
Other1
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentCUT: 2017
PGA ChampionshipCUT: 2016, 2017
U.S. OpenCUT: 2017
The Open ChampionshipCUT: 2016, 2017
Achievements and awards
Sir Henry Cotton
Rookie of the Year
2016
Wang Jeung-hun
Hangul
왕정훈
Hanja
王情訓[2]
Revised RomanizationWang Jeong-hun
McCune–ReischauerWang Chŏng-hun

Wang Jeung-hun or Wang Jung-hoon (Korean: 왕정훈; born 7 September 1995) is a South Korean professional golfer. He plays on the European and Asian Tours. He is from Seoul, South Korea.

In 2016, he won the European Tour's Trophée Hassan II on a sponsor exemption.[3] He made a birdie on the second extra hole of a sudden-death playoff to defeat Nacho Elvira. The following week, he won again at the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open, a co-sanctioned event on the European, Sunshine and Asian Tours. He claimed a one stroke victory over Siddikur Rahman. His third European Tour win came at the 2017 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters where he beat Joakim Lagergren and Jaco van Zyl in a playoff.

Prior to the European and Asian Tours, he played on PGA Tour China and won the tour's very first event in 2014.

Amateur wins (5)[edit]

  • 2010 Carlubang Amateur Open, YoungIn Univ. President Cup, Sports Chosun Cup
  • 2011 DHL-WWW Philippine Amateur, Philippine Amateur

Professional wins (4)[edit]

European Tour wins (3)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 8 May 2016 Trophée Hassan II −5 (71-68-74-70=283) Playoff Spain Nacho Elvira
2 15 May 2016 AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open1 −6 (69-70-71-72=282) 1 stroke Bangladesh Siddikur Rahman
3 29 Jan 2017 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters −16 (67-72-67-66=272) Playoff Sweden Joakim Lagergren, South Africa Jaco van Zyl

1 Co-sanctioned by the Sunshine Tour and Asian Tour.

European Tour playoff record (2–0)

No. Year Tournament Opponent(s) Result
1 2016 Trophée Hassan II Spain Nacho Elvira Won with birdie on second extra hole
2 2017 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters Sweden Joakim Lagergren, South Africa Jaco van Zyl Won with birdie on first extra hole

Asian Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner-up
1 15 May 2016 AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open1 −6 (69-70-71-72=282) 1 stroke Bangladesh Siddikur Rahman

1 Co-sanctioned by the European Tour and Sunshine Tour.

PGA Tour China (1)[edit]

  • 2014 Mission Hills Haikou Open

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 2016 2017
Masters Tournament CUT
U.S. Open CUT
The Open Championship CUT CUT
PGA Championship CUT CUT
  Did not play

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

Results in World Golf Championships[edit]

Tournament 2016 2017
Mexico Championship 71
Match Play T58
Bridgestone Invitational T66
HSBC Champions T70
  Did not play

QF, R16, R32, R64 = Round in which player lost in match play
"T" = Tied

Team appearances[edit]

Professional

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Week 04 2017 Ending 29 Jan 2017" (pdf). OWGR. Retrieved 4 October 2019.
  2. ^ "2014 미국pga 3부(美巡中国赛) 중국투어 2차대회,왕정훈(王情训)프로 11위에 그쳐". Golf Guide. 5 July 2014. Retrieved 10 May 2016.
  3. ^ "Jeunghun Wang – Wins". PGA European Tour. Retrieved 8 May 2016.

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