In Gee Chun Biography – In Gee Chun Wiki
In Gee Chun is a South Korean professional golfer. She started playing golf at the age of 9. Chun turned pro in 2012 and played minor league tours her first year. She made her professional golf debut on the LPGA Tour of Korea (KLPGA ) in 2013. The golfer 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. Chun has two career wins on the LPGA of Japan (JLPGA), both major championships, nine wins on the LPGA of Korea (KLPGA) and four wins on the LPGA Tour, 3 majors.
Chun 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. She 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). The golfer won her third LPGA Tour title at the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship in her home country of Korea. She won her fourth LPGA Tour title at the 2022 Women’s PGA Championship.
In 2015, Chun became the first player in history to win majors on three different tours in the same calendar year. On the KLPGA Tour, she won two majors, the Hite Jinro Championship and the KB Financial Star Championship, on the JLPGA, she also won two majors, the World Ladies Championship Salonpas Cup and the Japan Women’s Open Golf Championship, and on the LPGA Tour, she won one major, the U.S. Women’s Open.
The following year, at the Evian Resort Golf Club in Évian-Les-Bains, France, she won the 2016 Evian Championship with a score of 21 under par, which is the lowest winning score in a major tournament for either men or women. By winning the 2016 Evian Championship, she joined compatriot Se Ri Pak as the only two players in LPGA Tour history to win majors as their first two LPGA Tour titles. She also represented the Republic of Korea at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
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”
In Gee Chun Age
She was born on August 10, 1994, in Gunsan, North Jeolla Province, South Korea.
In Gee Chun Husband
Is In Gee Chun married? The South Korean golfer doesn’t have a husband.
In Gee Chun Net Worth
In Gee Chun’s Net Worth is estimated to be $3 million.
In Gee Chun Career Earnings
Golfer In Gee Chun has earned $6,630,020 in career earnings.
In Gee Chun Weight Loss
In 2017, In Gee Chun lost weight, including muscle mass, after suffering from a mysterious esophageal illness. Her windpipe was tightening, and she couldn’t swallow food. Chun required an esophageal dilation to stretch her esophagus. She went for 10 days eating only baby food. The South Korean golfer was hospitalized for two days in Grand Rapids, Mich.
In Gee Chun Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75m) tall.
In Gee Chun WITB
Golfer In Gee Chun winning WITB at the 2022 Women’s PGA Championship – Driver: PING G410 Plus with 9˚ loft, fitted with Mitsubishi Chemical Tensei 1K White 50 S shaft. 7-Wood: PING G425 MAX with 20.5˚ loft, with KBS TD 60 Cat 3 shaft. 9-Wood: PING G425 MAX with 23.5˚ loft, with KBS TD 60 Cat 3 shaft. Hybrid: PING G425, with KBS TD shaft. Irons: PING i210 (5-iron to pitching wedge), with KBS PGi 90 shafts. Wedges: PING Glide 4.0 (50˚ S) and Edel DVR Grind (54˚ & 58˚), with Nippon Modus 105 wedge shafts. Putter: PING 2021 Anser. Ball: Srixon Z-Star.
In Gee Chun winning WITB the 2016 Evian Championship – Driver: Ping G LS Tec (9 degrees) fitted with Graphite Design Tour AD-GT 5S (45.25, tipped 0.5 inches) shaft. 3 Wood: Ping G Stretch (13 degrees) fitted with Ping Tour 65R (43 inches, tipped 0.5 inches) shaft. Hybrids: Ping G (17 and 22 degrees) with Ping TFC 390R shaft. Irons: Ping i (5-PW) with Nippon N.S. Pro 950GH (R-Flex) shafts. Wedges: Edel DVR Grind (50, 54, 58) with Matrix Ozik Program 95R shafts. Putter: Scottsdale TR Anser 2. Ball: Srixon Z Star.
In Gee Chun Instagram
In Gee Chun’s Instagram is @ingeechun_dumbo.