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In Gee Chun
Rookie Year
2016
Age
26
Career Earnings
$4,036,251

5'9"...Started playing golf at the age of 9...After Chun's win at the 2015 U.S. women’s open at Lancaster Country Club, she now upholds the “In Gee Chun Lancaster Country Club Educational Foundation” and makes generous contributions each year to give back to the community by providing scholarships for students seeking to achieve their education and vocational goals.  Chun also donates $100,000 annually to Korea University through "In Gee Chun's Student Social Responsibility Activities Program"

LPGA Victories (3 wins, 2 majors)

  • 2018 LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship
  • 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)

UL International Crown (2)

  • 2016, 2018

Olympics (1)

  • 2016 Rio Olympics (T13)

2019 in a Nutshell:

  • 23 events, 18 cuts made, $270,213 (67)

Career Highlights

2018:

  • 20 events, 18 cuts made, $741,691 (26)
  • Won her third LPGA Tour title at the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship in her home country of Korea, one of four top-10 finishes in 2018
  • Member of the victorious Team Korea at the UL International Crown

2017:

  • 23 events, 21 cuts made, $1,250,259 (11)
  • Recorded 10 top-10 finishes including five runner-ups

2016:

  • 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
  • Member of Team Korea in UL International Crown, posting a 2-2-0 record

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
  • 2015 KLPGA Player of the Year and Money Title

On Other Tours:

  • 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 nine 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 2013
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