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PGA TOUR Victories (2)
Web.com Tour Victories (1)
International Victories (13)
Q SCHOOL GRADUATE
After competing on the PGA TOUR for most of the 2017-18 season, competed in three Web.com Tour Finals events, winning one and adding a top-10 in another. Secured his PGA TOUR card for the 2018-19 season by finishing second in the Finals 25 money list and was fourth in the final priority-ranking order. Entered the 2018-19 PGA TOUR Season on a Major Medical Exemption after serving a mandatory two-year military commitment in South Korea, with 10 starts available to earn 295 points to equal No. 125 on the 2017-18 FedExCup points list (Seamus Power/377). Should he fail to do so, would then play the remainder of the season out of the Web.com Tour Finals 25 money category.
Did not make a PGA TOUR start while completing his two-year mandatory military obligation in South Korea. Entered the 2017-18 season on a Major Medical Extension, with 27 available events to earn 365 FedExCup points (equal to No. 125 J.J. Henry's total from the 2016-17 FedExCup points list) to remain exempt for the remainder of the season.
Shortly after the 2015 Presidents Cup, reported for a two-year mandatory military obligation in South Korea. Upon his return to the PGA TOUR, will be eligible for a "mandatory obligation" exemption under the major medical and family crisis exemption. Military service was highlighted by Gene Wojciechowski in an ESPN SportsCenter feature in April 2016.
Chosen as captain's pick by Nick Price for Presidents Cup team in home country of South Korea. Went 2-1-1 in his four Presidents Cup matches in the International team's 15½-14½ loss in South Korea. Highlighted by his second career PGA TOUR title in his first start of the season, enjoyed a campaign easily solid enough to advance him to the FedExCup Playoffs for a fourth consecutive year. Finished ranked 26th in the FedExCup standings.
Did not record a top-10 on TOUR but had six top-25s. Made 13 of 24 cuts and finished No. 122 in the FedExCup standings. Had advanced to the second FedExCup Playoffs event the previous two seasons.
Finished the season No. 96 in the FedExCup standings.
Led the Japan Golf Tour Order of Merit, on the strength of three victories.
On the Japan Golf Tour, he didn't win but had six top-10s and eight top-25s in 11 starts, missing only one cut.
Finished 17th on the Asian Tour Order of Merit, winning once, and picking up three other top 10s.
Enjoyed a productive season, finishing seventh on the Order of Merit. Also added four other top 10s.
Won his first professional title, two years after turning pro.