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Web.com Tour Victories (1)
International Victories (2)
Q SCHOOL GRADUATE
CURRENT YEAR HIGHLIGHTS
Played in three Web.com Tour events but did not make a cut.
Finished the Web.com Tour season with 22 starts, two runners-up and a third among his five top-10s. Led the Tour in Par-3 Performance/Scoring Average (23-under at 2.93 strokes) and has a cuts-made streak at 18. Had nine top-25s and 19 made cuts. Was 11th in the final priority-ranking order. Made two PGA TOUR appearances, finishing T33 at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans and missing the cut at the AT&T Byron Nelson. Finished the Regular Season 15th on the money list to secure his PGA TOUR card for 2015-16.
Made 20 appearances on the PGA TOUR. Of eight cuts made, his lone top-25 came at the John Deere Classic, a T20, in July. Ended the season 193rd in FedExCup points. Played in the four Web.com Tour Finals' events, with his best finish a 72nd at the Chiquita Classic. Missed the cut in two others and withdrew from the Web.com Tour Championship.
Represented South Korea in the Korea vs. Japan Team Match Championship. Played in his second major championship, qualifying for the U.S. Open at the Olympic Club, where he missed the cut. Top Japan Golf Tour finishes came at the Nagashim Shigeo Invitational Sega Sammy Cup (T3 on the strength of a final-round 66), the Bridgestone Open (T3, with four rounds in the 60s) and a pair of T6s—at the PGA Championship Nissin Cupnoodles Cup and the ANA Open.
Even with a two-year layoff for military fulfillment, he won his second career Japan Golf Tour title, taking the Toshin Golf Tournament in Lake Wood. Shot four rounds in the 60s to finish at 20-under, a stroke ahead of Taigen Tsumagari. Other top-fives came at the Nagashima Shigeo Invitational Sega Sammy Cup (T4), the Sun Chlorella Classic (t4) and the Kansai Open Golf Championship (fifth).
Played his rookie season on the Web.com Tour. Posted six other Japan Golf Tour top-10 finishes, including runner-up performances in his first start of the campaign, at the Token Homemate Cup and at the ABC Championship. At the Token Homemate Cup, shot a final-round 68 but still came up one stroke short of winner Yui Ueda.
Played on the Japan Golf Tour and was named that Tour's Rookie of the Year. Made 18 starts, and played on the weekend in 15 of those tournaments. Best finishes were a pair of T7s (Under Armour KBC Augusta and Woodone Open Hiroshima) and a pair of T9s (Sun Chlorella Classic and ABC Championship).
Made his first Japan Golf Tour start, at The Crowns, where he missed the cut.
Made one cut in four starts on the Web.com Tour. Missed the cut at the PGA TOUR's Puerto Rico Open. Didn't win on the Japan Golf Tour but did enjoy a strong season, with five top-10s. Best performances were a pair of third-place showings—at the Sun Chlorella Clasic and the Gate Way to the Open Mizuno Open Yomiuri Classic.