Current Year: Had an up-and-down Clearwater Bay Open but in the end recorded a top-10, his first of the season. Finished T7 in Hong Kong, with as many double bogeys (two) as eagles. Opened 65-66 then faltered Saturday with a 1-over 71. His final-round 68 earned him his first top-10 since he was runner-up at the 2015 Hainan Open.
2015: Finished 20th on the final Order of Merit, playing in 11 of the 12 tournaments. Had two top-10s and three additional top-20s... After withdrawing from the previous week’s Lushan Open, rounded into form at the Chongqing Jiangnan NewTown KingRun Open in mid-October when he T10 with six others. Never broke 70 but had four rounds of par or better (71-70-72-71) for his first top-10 since another T10 at the 2014 United Investment Real Estate Wuhan Open...Added a T11 at the Nine Dragons Open in mid-November after holding the first-round lead. Shot a 6-under 66 Thursday—a score that included seven birdies and a bogey. Played the final 54 holes in 73-74-73...Enjoyed his career-high finish on the Ping An Bank China Tour ‐ PGA TOUR China Series. When he was solo second at the Hainan Open. Unlike a week earlier, when he got off to a quick start at the Nine Dragons Open, started slowly at Dragon Valley GC—with rounds of 73-76 to open, sitting at 6-over through 36 holes. Played stellar golf on the weekend only to fall a stroke short of winner Huilin Zhang. His 69-69 third- and fourth-round scores tied him with Zhang for low weekend.
2014: In the first event of the PGA TOUR China Series, the Mission Hills Haikou Open, fired an opening, 5-under 67 at Mission Hills GC’s Sandbelt Trails Course and went on to a T31 performance…Improved the next week, at the Buick Open in Guangzhou. Closed with a 3-under 69 to T17 at the Asian Games Course at Dragon Lake GC…Recorded his first top-10 of the campaign, again finishing with a final-round 69. Was T10 at the United Investment Real Estate Wuhan Open, with only an opening, 2-over 74 his lone over-par round during the week…Missed the cut at the Lanhai Open…Came back at the Earls Beijing Open to T36, thanks to a 67-70 (7-under) start at Earls GC.…Missed the cut at the Volvo China Open in Shenzhen (70-76)…After shooting a third-round, even-par 71 at the OneAsia Tour’s Nanshan China Masters in mid-October, was 10 strokes worse on the final day during severely windy conditions at Nanshan International GC. Went on to finish T56.
2013: Played on the weekend at both the Foshan Open on the European Challenge Tour (T49) and the China Masters on the OneAsia Tour (56th)…Missed the cut at the Volvo China Open.
2012: Missed the cut at the SK Telecom Open and the Ballantine’s Championship in South Korea and the China Open.
2011: Thanks to a 72-67 start at the Volvo China Open, finished 73rd. Skied to a third-round, 5-over 77 before shooting a final-round 72.
2009: Missed the cut at the Volvo China Open (85-79).
2007: In the China Tour’s season-opening event, the Sofitel Championship, shot a final-round, 1-under 71 to T12.
Personal: Began playing golf at age 20 when he moved in with his aunt, whose home was near a golf course. Is very athletic, and is an accomplished martial artist and an acrobat.