Height: 6'0" (1.83 m)
Weight: 200 (90 kg)
Age: 24 (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 2023-24)
PGA TOUR Victories (2):2020 (1) The Honda Classic. 2022 (1) Shriners Children's Open.
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 - 2022 Shriners Children's Open (Round 4)
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 : 2022 Shriners Children's Open (Finished 1)
2021-22 Season Highlights
PGA TOURShriners Children's Open - Shot a final-round 62 to win the Shriners Children's Open by four strokes over Matthew Wolff, earning his second PGA TOUR title in his 100th career start at the age of 23 years, 6 months, 10 days. Marked the lowest final-round score by a winner on TOUR since Brendon Todd at the 2019 Butterfield Bermuda Championship (62). Marked the largest margin of victory on TOUR since Stewart Cink at the 2021 RBC Heritage (4). Held a share of the lead after the second round, improving to 1-for-4 with the 36-hole lead/co-lead on TOUR. Led the field in Strokes Gained: Tee to Green (2.622 per round), Sand Saves (5-for-5) and Scrambling (9-of-10). Masters Tournament - Finished T8 at the Masters Tournament, his second top-10 in three starts at the event. Held a one-stroke lead after the first round, his second career 18-hole lead/co-lead on TOUR and first since the 2019 Wyndham Championship.
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|
|FedEx St. Jude Championship||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.