Wang Jeung-hun

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Wang Jeung-hun
Personal information
Born (1995-09-07) 7 September 1995 (age 25)
NationalityFlag of South Korea.svg  South Korea
Career
Turned professional2012
Current tour(s) Asian Tour
European Tour
Former tour(s) PGA Tour China
Professional wins4
Highest ranking 39 (29 January 2017) [1]
(as of 1 November 2020)
Number of wins by tour
European Tour3
Asian Tour1
Sunshine Tour1
Other1
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament CUT: 2017
PGA Championship CUT: 2016, 2017
U.S. Open CUT: 2017
The Open Championship CUT: 2016, 2017
Achievements and awards
Sir Henry Cotton
Rookie of the Year
2016

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.

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In 2016, he won the European Tour's Trophée Hassan II on a sponsor exemption. [2] 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 first event in 2014.

Amateur wins (5)

Professional wins (4)

European Tour wins (3)

No.DateTournamentWinning scoreMargin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
18 May 2016 Trophée Hassan II −5 (71-68-74-70=283)Playoff Flag of Spain.svg Nacho Elvira
215 May 2016 AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open 1−6 (69-70-71-72=282)1 stroke Flag of Bangladesh.svg Siddikur Rahman
329 Jan 2017 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters −16 (67-72-67-66=272)Playoff Flag of Sweden.svg Joakim Lagergren, Flag of South Africa.svg Jaco van Zyl

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

European Tour playoff record (2–0)

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

Asian Tour wins (1)

No.DateTournamentWinning scoreMargin of
victory
Runner-up
115 May 2016 AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open 1−6 (69-70-71-72=282)1 stroke Flag of Bangladesh.svg Siddikur Rahman

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

PGA Tour China wins (1)

No.DateTournamentWinning scoreMargin of
victory
Runner-up
120 Apr 2014 Mission Hills Haikou Open−23 (67-63-69-66=265)10 strokes Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Zhang Xinjun

Results in major championships

Tournament20162017
Masters Tournament CUT
U.S. Open CUT
The Open Championship CUTCUT
PGA Championship CUTCUT
  Did not play

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

Results in World Golf Championships

Tournament20162017
Championship 71
Match Play T58
Invitational T66
Champions T70
  Did not play

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

Team appearances

Professional

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References

  1. "Week 04 2017 Ending 29 Jan 2017" (pdf). OWGR . Retrieved 4 October 2019.
  2. "Jeunghun Wang – Wins". PGA European Tour. Retrieved 8 May 2016.