|Born||28 December 1959|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight||175 lb (79 kg; 12.5 st)|
|Current tour(s)||Champions Tour|
|Former tour(s)||Asian Tour|
Japan Golf Tour
Asia Golf Circuit
|Number of wins by tour|
|Asian Tour||7 (Asia Golf Circuit)|
|European Senior Tour||1|
|Best results in major championships|
|U.S. Open||CUT: 1984|
|The Open Championship||T29: 1983|
|Achievements and awards|
|Asia Golf Circuit|
Lu won 20 tournaments in his native Taiwan. He also had success elsewhere in Asia, especially on the Asia Golf Circuit, where he won seven national opens between 1983 and 1989 and was the overall circuit champion twice, in 1983 and 1988. He also played on the Ben Hogan Tour (now Nationwide Tour) in 1992, where his best finish was T-5 at the Ben Hogan Louisiana Open. He played on the Japan Golf Tour in 2001, where his best finish as a member was T-11 at the NST Niigata Open Golf Championship, he had previously finished T-9 at the 1985 Golf Digest Tournament as a non-member.
After being sidelined for eight years (2001–08) with back problems, he returned to competition in 2009. He qualified for the Champions Tour via qualifying school. His best finishes are T-2 at the 2010 JELD-WEN Tradition, 2nd at the 2011 Montreal Championship and T-2 at the 2012 Regions Tradition. He won the 2011 Fubon Senior Open on the European Senior Tour.
Professional wins (36)Edit
Asia Golf Circuit wins (7)Edit
- 1983 Singapore Open
- 1984 Malaysian Open, Thailand Open
- 1985 Indonesia Open
- 1988 Indian Open
- 1989 Singapore Open, Taiwan Open
Other Asian winsEdit
this list is incomplete
- 1983 Asian Championship
- 1989 Rolex Masters Singapore, Asian Championship
- 1998 Taiwan Open
- 2009 Mercedes-Benz Masters Malaysia
Asian Development Tour wins (1)Edit
- 2012 Yeangder ADT
European Senior Tour wins (1)Edit
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of
|1||20 Nov 2011||Fubon Senior Open||−12 (64-71-69=204)||5 strokes||Lorens Chan (am)|
Japan Senior Tour wins (1)Edit
- Skyzinski, Rich (28 May 2012). "Keep an eye on Taiwan's Chien Soon Lu". Golfweek. Retrieved 7 June 2012.
- "U.S. Senior Open Notebook: Lu all the way back from his chronic bad back". PGA of America. Associated Press. 2010. Retrieved 7 June 2012.
- "Sport Digest – Golf". The Sydney Morning Herald. Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. 25 April 1983. p. 25. Retrieved 19 February 2020 – via Google Newspaper Archive.
- "A year of firsts lies ahead for Asian circuit". Business Times. Singapore. 16 January 1989. p. 14. Retrieved 19 February 2020 – via National Library Board.
- Lu Chien-soon at the Japan Golf Tour official site
- Lu Chien-soon at the PGA Tour official site
- Lu Chien-soon at the European Tour official site
- Lu Chien-soon at the Official World Golf Ranking official site
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