Jin Jeong made history as the first Asian born player to etch his name on the Amateur Championship Trophy, at Muirfield in 2010 Amateur Championship. He was never threatened over the weekend ending his victorious run with a couple of 5&4 wins.
Jin moved to Australia from his native Korea in order to develop as a golfer and a human being. Readying himself to take the torch from the pioneering first Korean generation.
By virtue of winning the Amateur Championship, he competed at the 2010 Open Championship at the Home of Golf, the Old Course at St Andrews. He was low amateur and was awarded the Silver Salver. He finished in a tie for 14th with a score of 284.
Jin Jeong was ranked as the No 1 Amateur in Golf in 2010 and competed in the Masters at Augusta in 2011, before turning professional.
He has since played all over the world, incl Australia, Europe and the US, with a couple of runner up finishes at the Australasian Tour and the eGolf Tour in the south east of the USA.
He has the amateur credentials to develop into a world class player. He works harder than most and is very humble in his approach to this the finest game. Jin bases his game on a solid long game and a very trusted putter.
Jin plays the Australasian Tour and the European Tour.
Jin Jeong is the next generation, be it in Korean terms, only the second generation.
|Joburg Open - 2014||2T||European Tour, Sunshine Tour|
|Get Wines Direct Heidelberg Pro-Am - 2013||1||Other Individual|
|ISPS Handa Perth International - 2013||1||European Tour, Australasian Tour|
|Mugello Tuscany Open - 2013||9T||Challenge Tour|
|The Amateur Championship - 2010||1||Other Individual|
|The Open Championship - 2010||Silver Medal, (T14)||European Tour, Majors, PGA Tour|