|Nationality United States|
The Open Championship DNP
Height 1.75 m
College Stanford University
PGA Championship DNP
Weight 68 kg
|Masters Tournament CUT: 2011|
Name David Chung
Education Stanford University
U.S. Open CUT: 2011
Turned professional 2012
|Born January 14, 1990 (age 25) Fayetteville, North Carolina (1990-01-14)|
David Chung (born January 14, 1990) is a Korean-American professional golfer. He was the number one ranked golfer in the World Amateur Golf Ranking in late 2010/early 2011.
Chung was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina to Christian and Elise Chung.
In 2004, at age 14, Chung was the runner-up in the U.S. Junior Amateur. He also advanced to the semifinals of the U.S. Junior Amateur in 2005. He was the 2005 runner-up in the Western Junior. In 2005, Chung was the Junior Boys Carolinas Player of the year and in 2010, he was the Men's Carolinas Player of the Year. In addition, he was the 2007 First-Team AJGA Rolex Junior All-American.
Chung attended Stanford University. In 2009, as a freshman, he was named to the All-Pac-10 Conference second team. In May 2010, as a Stanford sophomore, Chung was named to the All-Pac-10 Conference first team.
As a junior at Stanford, Chung won the 2009 North and South Amateur, 2010 Porter Cup, and the 2010 Western Amateur. He finished runner-up at the 2010 U.S. Amateur to Peter Uihlein. This earned him invitations to the 2011 Masters Tournament and the 2011 U.S. Open, where he missed the cut.
Chung was a member of the victorious U.S. Team at the 2010 Palmer Cup, where he compiled a 4-0-0 match record. He also played on the 2010 U.S. Eisenhower Trophy team in the World Amateur Team Championship. The team finished third and Chung finished tied for ninth.
Chung turned professional in September 2012. In 2013 he won an eGolf Tour Florida tournament and got a 4th place at an Adams Golf Pro Tour event. In 2014, he joined PGA Tour Latinoamérica, where he finished T-8 at the TransAmerican Power Products CRV Open in Mexico, one shot short of a playoff.
Amateur wins (3)
Results in major championships
DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place
Yellow background for top-10
U.S. national team appearances