Professional

2001 Highlights

• Best finish of the season was a tie for seventh at the Michelob Light Classic.

• Tied for 15th at the Jamie Farr Kroger Classic Presented by ALLTEL and tied for 18th at the Nabisco Championship, her first cut made in a major championship.

• Posted season-low rounds of 67 during the final round of the Jamie Farr Kroger Classic Presented by ALLTEL and third round of the Michelob Light Classic.

2001 Stats (rank)

Rds under par: 22/86 (110) Rds in the 60s: 8/86 (121) Birdies: 235 (47)

Eagles: 0 (N/A) Greens in reg: 58.8% (143) Driving accuracy: 73.2% (48)

Sand saves: 42.7% (57) Putting avg: 29.60 (24) Driving avg: 235.20 (153)

Career Highlights

• In 2000, lost a two-hole sudden-death playoff to Mi Hyun Kim at the Safeway LPGA Golf Championship to finish second, her career-best finish; carded a career-low 65 during the second round of the Michelob Light Classic.

Amateur

Jang’s golfing career began as a top-ranked amateur in Korea. She won the 1997 Korea Women’s Open and the 1998 Korea Women’s Amateur. She was a member of the 1998 World Amateur Championship Team, where she placed fourth individually. Jang was also a member of the 1997-98 Korea Women’s National Team.

Personal

5’2", brown hair, brown eyes…Started playing golf at the age of 13…Credits her father as the individual most influencing her career…Has two siblings: Mikyung and Eunkyung…Enjoys skiing and playing Nintendo…Qualified for the Tour on her first attempt.

Major Championship History

The U.S. Women’s Open became an LPGA major in 1950; the McDonald’s LPGA Championship Presented by AIG became a major in 1955; the Kraft Nabisco Championship became a major in 1983; and the Weetabix Women’s British Open became a major championship in 2001. From 1979-2000 the LPGA’s fourth major was the du Maurier Classic. The Weetabix Women’s British Open replaced the du Maurier Classic in 2001. (KNC, Kraft Nabisco Championship; LPGA, McDonald’s LPGA Championship Presented by AIG; OPEN, U.S. Women’s Open; WB, Weetabix Women’s British Open; DM, du Maurier Classic)

 

   

Jeong Jang

(Jee-Ong)

Born: 6/11/80 Taejeon, Korea

Residence: Los Angeles

Rookie Year: 2000

Status: Exempt

Career-best finish: 2

Career-low round: 65

Career earnings: $297,758 (225)

Playoff record: 0-1

Education: JoongBoo University






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