Height: 5'9" (1.75 m)
Weight: 176 (80 kg)
Age: 31 (August 24, 1991)
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Residence: Goyang City, Korea
Family: Wife, Joo Yeon Yu; Celine Yuna
Korea National Sport University (2014)
Special Interests: Singing karoke
Turned Professional: 2010
City plays from: Seoul, South Korea
PGA TOURTournament winner (thru 2023-24)
PGA TOUR Victories (2):2021 (1) AT&T Byron Nelson. 2022 (1) AT&T Byron Nelson.
International Victories (4):
Career Low Round:63 - 2022 AT&T Byron Nelson (Round 4)
Career High FedExCup Rank:#16 : 2023 THE CJ CUP in South Carolina
Career High Official World Golf Rank:#33 : 2023 THE CJ CUP in South Carolina
Career Largest Paycheck:$1,638,000 : 2022 AT&T Byron Nelson (Finished 1)
2022-23 Season Highlights
PGA TOURTHE CJ CUP in South Carolina - Finished 3rd at THE CJ CUP in South Carolina, the second top-five by a Korean player in THE CJ CUP and first since Whee Kim in 2017 (4th). Co-led the field in Greens in Regulation Percentage (81.94 percent).
National Team Selections
|PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 0 - 0)|
|Season||Events||Rounds||1st||2nd||3rd||Top 10||Top 25||Cuts Made||Cuts Missed||WD||FedExCup Rank||Earnings|
|(A) - Amateur|
|THE PLAYERS Championship||Masters Tournament||PGA Championship||U.S. Open||The Open Championship||WGC-HSBC Champions||WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play||WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv||WGC-Workday Championship at The Concession|
|FedEx St. Jude Championship||Dell Technologies Championship||BMW Championship||TOUR Championship|
- Graduated from high school in Seoul in 2010. Attended Korean Sports University, the same school as fellow 2018 Korn Ferry Tour grad Sungjae Im.
- Is an only son.
- If not a professional golfer, would be a singer. Took lessons in South Korea and considered a career as a singer. While he is shy singing in front of others, has a very good voice. Enjoys listening to rock music.
- Was a shot put athlete before taking up golf at age 13. Started golf to lose weight, but ended up falling in love with the game.
- Motto is "A rolling stone gathers no moss."
- Bucket list item is a tour around the world and riding a motorcycle.
- Started a junior golf tournament in Seoul, titled the Lee Kyoung Hoon Junior Golf Tournament held every April/May. Grew up playing junior golf tournaments and wanted to return the favor.
- Close with LPGA players Sei Young Kim and Hana Hang.