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Full name  An Byeong-hun
Former tour(s)  Challenge Tour
Weight  95 kg
Turned professional  2011
Height  1.86 m

Residence  Orlando, Florida, U.S.
Role  Golfer
Nationality  South Korea
Name  An Byeong-hun
Current tours  PGA European Tour
An Byeong-hun Byeong Hun An roars to sixshot win at BMW PGA
Born  17 September 1991 (age 24) Seoul, South Korea (1991-09-17)
College  University of California, Berkeley
Education  University of California, Berkeley
Parents  Jiao Zhimin, Ahn Jae-hyung
Similar People  Thongchai Jaidee, Jiao Zhimin, Paul Casey, Chris Wood, Victor Dubuisson

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An Byeong-hun (Korean: 안병훈; born 17 September 1991), or Byeong-Hun An, is a professional golfer from Seoul, South Korea. In August 2009, he became the youngest-ever winner of the U.S. Amateur.


Amateur career

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Born in Seoul, South Korea, An is the son of Ahn Jae-Hyung and Jiao Zhimin, both of whom were medalists in table tennis at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.

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An moved to the United States in December 2005 to attend the David Leadbetter Golf Academy in Bradenton, Florida, where he was also known as Ben An.

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In August 2009, at age 17, An became the youngest-ever winner of the U.S. Amateur when he defeated Ben Martin 7 & 5 in the 36-hole final at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He made his PGA Tour debut in March 2010 at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, two weeks before playing in The Masters. An made the cut at the 2010 Verizon Heritage and was one shot off the lead during the second round before finishing the tournament T-59.

At the 2010 U.S. Amateur, An became the first defending champion to advance to the semifinals since Tiger Woods in 1996. After An took a 3-up lead after nine holes in his semifinal match, his opponent David Chung rallied to defeat An 1-up.

Professional career

An turned professional in 2011 and earned a spot on the Challenge Tour via three stages of qualifying school.

In June 2013, An had his best finish to date on the Challenge Tour, tied for second place at the Scottish Hydro Challenge. In August 2014, he won his first Challenge Tour event at the Rolex Trophy, making An the first Korean to win on the Challenge Tour. He finished 2014 in third place in the Challenge Tour Rankings, and moved up to the European Tour.

In May 2015, he won the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. He was only the second player to win both the U.S. Amateur and the British PGA Championship, after Arnold Palmer.

In 2016, An played the Zurich Classic of New Orleans on an exemption, and lost a playoff at the first hole. In 2016, he earned enough money as a non-member to gain a PGA Tour card for 2016–17.

Amateur wins (1)

  • 2009 U.S. Amateur
  • Professional wins (3)

    PGA Tour playoff record (0–1)

    Results in major championships

    CUT = missed the half-way cut
    "T" indicates a tie for a place


  • Most consecutive cuts made – 2 (2016 U.S. Open – 2016 Open Championship)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – none
  • Results in World Golf Championships

    DNP = Did not play
    QF, R16, R32, R64 = Round in which player lost in match play
    WD = Withdrew
    "T" = Tied
    Yellow background for top-10.

    Team appearances


  • EurAsia Cup (representing Asia): 2016
  • World Cup (representing South Korea): 2016
  • References

    An Byeong-hun Wikipedia

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