Sangmoon Bae

Sangmoon Bae

(BAY)

Height: 6'0" (1.83 m)
Weight: 180 (82 kg)
Age: 34 (June 21, 1986)
Birthplace: Daegu, South Korea
Residence: Kyunggi-do, South Korea
Family: Single

Education: Sungkyunkwan University (2011)
Special Interests: Baseball, skiing, soccer
Turned Professional: 2004
City plays from: Seoul, South Korea


Exempt Status


Past champion/veteran member beyond 150 in 2018-19 FedExCup (thru 2019-20)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (2):
2013 (1) HP Byron Nelson Championship. 2015 (1) Frys.com Open.
Korn Ferry Tour Victories (1):
2018 (1) Albertsons Boise Open presented by Kraft Nabisco.
International Victories (13):
2006 Emerson Pacific Group Open [Kor]. 2008 KEB Invitational [Kor]. 2008 KPGA KEB Invitational [Kor]. 2013 Shinhan Donghae Open [Kor]. 2014 Shinhan Donghae Open [Kor]. 2007 SK Telecom Open [Asia]. 2008 Kolon-Hana Bank Korean Open [Asia]. 2009 GS Caltex Maekyung Open [OneAsia]. 2010 S K Telecom Open [OneAsia]. 2011 Vana H Cup KBC Augusta [Jpn]. 2011 Coca-Cola Tokai Classic [Jpn]. 2011 Japan Open [Jpn].

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

63 - 2015 The Barclays (Round 3)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#1 : 2015 CIMB Classic

2019-20 Season Highlights


Korn Ferry Tour
El Bosque Mexico Championship by INNOVA - Highlighted by an 18-hole tournament record 10-under 62 in the second round, as well as the outright 36-hole lead, finished the week T7 at 10-under 277.

National Team Selections


Presidents Cup : 2015 World Cup : 2008, 2013 Royal Trophy : 2011

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 0 - 1)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 155 459 2 1 9 19 82 68 5 $6,612,695
2020 7 18 2 5 220 $20,480
2019 22 54 8 14 $172,472
2018 17 43 1 5 11 1 $184,057
2015 30 98 1 5 6 20 9 1 26 $2,599,632
2014 24 76 6 13 11 122 $718,111
2013 26 83 1 2 2 16 9 1 69 $1,714,640
2012 25 77 1 2 4 17 6 2 96 $1,165,952
2011 2 6 1 1 $37,351
2009 2 4 2
(A) - Amateur
Korn Ferry Tour (Playoff Record: 0 - 0)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD Priority Rank Earnings
Total: 8 25 1 3 3 5 2 1 $241,182
2020 4 12 1 1 2 2 $23,026
2019 1 1 1
2018 3 12 1 2 2 3 4 $218,156
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Mexico WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv
2016 DNS DNS
2015 T30 T33 64 T46 T63
2014 68 CUT
2013 T33 CUT CUT T53
2012 CUT T37 T54 CUT T64 71 T5 66
2011 T42 CUT
2009 CUT
FedExCup Playoffs
THE NORTHERN TRUST Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2015 T6 T39 T53 T18
2014 CUT
2013 CUT CUT T54
2012 CUT 78

Personal


  • Following the 2015 Presidents Cup, served as a rifleman in the South Korean army as part of a mandatory two-year military commitment. Returned to the PGA TOUR at the 2017 Safeway Open, site of his second PGA TOUR win.
  • Achieved his goal of playing Augusta National when he qualified for the 2012 Masters Tournament.
  • Favorite food is Korean barbecue.
  • Would include Tiger Woods as one of the players in his dream foursome.
  • Began playing at age 11 at the urging of his parents, who both play. Was more interested in baseball as a youth before turning his full-time athletic attention to golf.
  • Was the fourth Korean-born player to win on the PGA TOUR, joining K.J. Choi, Y.E. Yang and Kevin Na. Was the sixth player of Korean descent to win, joining Choi, Yang, Na, Anthony Kim and John Huh. Kim and Huh were both born in the United States.