Jin Jeong
  • Jin Jeong KOR
  • Jin Jeong KOR
  • 02/02/1990 Birthday
  • 2017 Joined tour
  • 1706 World Ranking
  • Coach
  • -- Hometown

Born in South Korea, Jin Jeong moved to Australia in 2006 where he trained at the Waverley Golf Club. Although he lives in Australia Jeong still proudly competes for him home country. A hugely successful amateur Jeong had two stints as the world number one as well as winning The Amateur Championship which earned him a place in the 2010 Open Championship where he finished inside the top-20 in his first major and leading amateur.

Joining the PGA Tour of Australasia in 2011 Jeong recorded two top-20 finishes in his first season. In 2012 signs of Jeongs prodigious talent have started to show through with a T7 finish at the Victorian PGA Championship and a 5th at the NZ PGA Pro-Am Championship where in the second round he equalled The Hills course record with a 10-under 62. Jeong's first Professional victory came at the Perth International. Co-sanctioned by the PGA Tour of Australasia and European Tour, Jeong earned full status on the European Tour.

He had previously competed on the European Challenge Tour. Finishing runner-up at the Joburg Open, Jin qualified for the 2014 Open Championship. This will be his second Open but first as a Professional.

Only played a handful of tournaments in 2017 on the Tour of Australasia.

Media Notes

  • Won the 2010 Tasmanian Open as an amateur, finished T14 and leading Amateur at The Open Championship (only amateur to make the cut).
  • In 2010 was twice ranked the Number 1 amateur in the world. Was the first Asian player to win The Amateur Championship.
  • In 2012 Jeong equaled The Hills course record, 10-under 62, during the second round of the NZ PGA Pro-Am Championship.
  • In 2014 qualified for The Open Championship by finishing T2 at the Joburg Open.

2017 Season at a glance

  • 119 OOM
    Ranking
  • 7 Events
    played
  • 3,106.50 Season
    earnings (AUD)

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2017 Results

Date Tournament Pos RND 1 RND 2 RND 3 RND 4 Total To Par Earning
17/01/17 Final Stage Qualifying School 37 71 70 74 76 291 +3 0.00
02/02/17 Victorian PGA Championship T51 72 73 -- -- 145 +1 0.00
09/02/17 Oates Vic Open T86 74 70 -- -- 144 Par 0.00
19/02/17 ISPS World Super 6 Perth MP -- -- -- -- -- -- --
09/03/17 ISPS HANDA New Zealand Open -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16/03/17 Coca-Cola QLD PGA Championship T51 68 70 75 70 283 +3 662.50
18/05/17 TX Civil & Logistics WA PGA T39 74 70 72 75 291 +3 825.00
17/08/17 Fiji International -- -- -- -- -- -- --
31/08/17 NT PGA Championship T75 72 74 -- -- 146 +4 0.00
19/10/17 WA Open Championship T30 71 74 71 69 285 -3 970.00
26/10/17 Isuzu Queensland Open T50 74 70 73 74 291 +7 649.00
23/11/17 Emirates Australian Open -- -- -- -- -- -- --
30/11/17 Australian PGA Championship -- -- -- -- -- -- --