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In Gee Chun
Rookie Year
2016
Height
5'9"
Career Earnings
$2,751,361

5'9"...Started playing golf at the age of 9...Credits her father has having the most influence on her career...If she were not a golfer, she would like to be a food columnist.

LPGA Victories (2) LPGA Major Victories (2)
  • 2016 The Evian Championship
  • 2015 U.S. Women's Open (as a non-member)
LPGA Awards (2)
  • 2016 Rolex Louise Suggs Rookie of the Year, Vare Trophy (Scoring Average)

Olympics (1)

  • 2016 Rio Olympics (T13)

2016 in a Nutshell:

  • 19 events, 18 cuts made, $1,501,102 (4)
  • Won her second career major championship at the 2016 Evian Championship and set a new major championship record - male or female - for 72-hole score in relation to par (-21)
  • Joined Nancy Lopez (1978) as the only other LPGA rookie ever to win the Vare Trophy in 2016
  • Clinched the Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year award with six events remaining on the 2016 LPGA schedule
  • Shot a career-low 62 in the third round of the 2016 Kingsmill Championship

Career:

2015:

  • 8 events, 7 cuts made (as a non-member)
  • Won her first LPGA Tour event as a non-member at the 2015 U.S. Women’s Open in her first career start at the championship

Highlights:

  • Shot a career-low 66 as a non-member in both of the final rounds of the 2014 KEB-Hana Bank LPGA Championship and the 2015 U.S. Women’s Open
  • Has eight career wins on the LPGA of Korea (KLPGA)
  • In 2015, recorded five wins on the KLPGA en route to Player of the Year honors
  • Won the KLPGA money title and also led the Tour in scoring average in 2015
  • Had a three-win season on the KLPGA in 2014 and finished fourth on the Tour’s money list
  • Recorded her first KLPGA win during her rookie year at the 2013 Korea Women’s Open and finished third on the money list that season
  • Has two career wins on the LPGA of Japan (JLPGA), both major championships
  • Turned professional in 2012
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