Kevin Yu

Kevin Yu

Height: 5'9" (1.75 m)
Weight: 180 (82 kg)
Age: 24 (August 11, 1998)
Birthplace: Taoyuan, Chinese Taipei
Residence: Scottsdale, Arizona

Education: Arizona State University
Special Interests: Fishing
Turned Professional: 2021
City plays from: Taoyuan, Taiwan


Exempt Status


PGA TOURTop 50 from 2022 Korn Ferry Tour (thru 2022-23)

Career Victories


None.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

66 - 2022 Puerto Rico Open (Round 2)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#228 : 2022 3M Open

Career Largest Paycheck:

$97,356 : 2022 Puerto Rico Open (Finished 7)

2021-22 Season Highlights


Earned his first PGA TOUR card and finished No. 23 on the season-long Korn Ferry Tour Eligibility Points List, joining C.T. Pan as the only other Chinese Taipei representative to earn a TOUR card. Only recorded three top-10s but each was a podium finish, finishing runner-up twice and solo-third to complete the trio. One of four members of the inaugural PGA TOUR University Class of 2021 who earned a PGA TOUR card through the Korn Ferry Tour in 2022. Ranked second on Tour in total driving and finished 22nd in the all-around ranking.

Korn Ferry Tour
Simmons Bank Open for the Snedeker Foundation - Held the outright 54-hole lead after he carded the lowest score of the third round, a 5-under 67, but only made two birdies in the final round and missed an 11-foot birdie putt on the 72nd hole which would have forced a playoff with Brent Grant. Totaled a 15-under 273 after a final-round 1-under 71 and finished solo second at the Simmons Bank Open for the Snedeker Foundation. Wichita Open Benefitting KU Wichita Pediatrics - Recorded his second consecutive top-five finish at the Wichita Open Benefitting KU Wichita Pediatrics, following 2021’s T5 with a solo-third. Stood solo-second through 54 holes but only managed a 2-under 68 in the final round and totaled a 20-under 260, six strokes behind Norman Xiong’s tournament record-breaking total score. Price Cutter Charity Championship presented by Dr Pepper - Carded four rounds of 4-under par or better, including a 7-under 65 in the opening round, and totaled 22-under 266 for T2, his third runner-up finish in his 24th career Korn Ferry Tour start, at the Price Cutter Charity Championship presented by Dr Pepper.

National Team Selections


Arnold Palmer Cup : 2019

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 0 - 0)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 11 26 1 1 2 9 $144,300
2023 1 2 1
2022 6 16 1 1 2 4 $144,300
2021 1 (A) 2 1
2020 1 (A) 2 1
2019 1 (A) 2 1
2018 1 (A) 2 1
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
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
2021 CUT
2019 CUT
2018 CUT

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