Height: 6'0" (1.83 m)
Weight: 200 (90 kg)
Age: 23 (March 30, 1998)
Birthplace: Cheongju, South Korea
Residence: Jeju, South Korea
Korea National Sport University
Turned Professional: 2015
City plays from: Jeju-Si, Jeju-do, South Korea
PGA TOURTournament winner (thru 2022-23)
PGA TOUR Victories (1):2020 (1) The Honda Classic.
Korn Ferry Tour Victories (2):2018 (2) The Bahamas Great Exuma Classic at Sandals Emerald Bay, WinCo Foods Portland Open presented by Kraft-Heinz.
International Victories (1):
Career Low Round:62 - 2019 Wyndham Championship (Round 1)
Career High FedExCup Rank:#1 : 2020 Charles Schwab Challenge
Career High Official World Golf Rank:#16 : 2021 Waste Management Phoenix Open
Career Largest Paycheck:$1,260,000 : 2020 The Honda Classic (Finished 1)
2020-21 Season Highlights
PGA TOURMasters Tournament - Tied Cameron Smith for second in his Masters Tournament debut. Became the first player from Asia to win or finish second in tournament history. Co-led the field in Birdies (24). Sentry Tournament of Champions - Carded four scores in the 60s to finish T5 at the Sentry Tournament of Champions in his tournament debut. The American Express - Held a one-stroke lead after the second round of The American Express before finishing T12. Marked his third career 36-hole lead/co-lead on TOUR (fell to 0-for-3).
National Team Selections
|PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 0 - 1)|
|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|
|THE NORTHERN TRUST||Dell Technologies Championship||BMW Championship||TOUR Championship|
- Grew up playing The Club at Nine Bridges which later became the host of THE CJ CUP @ NINE BRIDGES.
- Played junior golf tournaments with Si Woo Kim in South Korea growing up.
- First came to the United States in 2017 to compete in the second stage of Korn Ferry Q-School
- Never uses #4 golf ball because the number is a symbol of bad luck and sounds similar to the word "death" in South Korea.