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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.

Wang Jeung-hun
Personal information
Born (1995-09-07) 7 September 1995 (age 23)
Nationality South Korea
Career
Turned professional2012
Current tour(s)Asian Tour
European Tour
Former tour(s)PGA Tour China
Professional wins4
Number of wins by tour
European Tour3
Asian Tour1
Sunshine Tour1
Other1
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentCUT: 2017
U.S. OpenCUT: 2017
The Open ChampionshipCUT: 2016, 2017
PGA ChampionshipCUT: 2016, 2017
Achievements and awards
Sir Henry Cotton
Rookie of the Year
2016
Wang Jeung-hun
Hangul
왕정훈
Hanja
王情訓[1]
Revised RomanizationWang Jeong-hun
McCune–ReischauerWang Chŏng-hun

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 very first event in 2014.

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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   Nacho Elvira
2 15 May 2016 AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open1 −6 (69-70-71-72=282) 1 stroke   Siddikur Rahman
3 29 Jan 2017 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters −16 (67-72-67-66=272) Playoff   Joakim Lagergren,   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   Nacho Elvira Won with birdie on second extra hole
2 2017 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters   Joakim Lagergren,   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   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 championshipsEdit

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 ChampionshipsEdit

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 appearancesEdit

Professional

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "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.
  2. ^ "Jeunghun Wang – Wins". PGA European Tour. Retrieved 8 May 2016.

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