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In Gee Chun
Rookie Year
Career Earnings

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. Chun 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)

2018 in a Nutshell:

  • 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

Career Highlights


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


  • 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


  • 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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