China Tour Victories (2)
2017CGD Yunnan Championship
China Tour - Lushan Open, Champion.
China Tour - Bo Ao Open, Tied the 19th place.
CGD Yunnan Championship, Champion
Began the season with no status and Monday-qualified his way into a 17th-place Order of Merit finish. Earned ￥251,305...Monday-qualified into his first Ping An Bank China Tour – PGA TOUR China Series’ event and then went on to T21 in the weather-shortened tournament outside Shanghai…Next made cut was a T24 at the Ping An Private Bank Wanda Open. Held the outright, 36-hole lead after open-qualifying for stumbling on the weekend (78-75)…Again open-qualified in early September, into the Yulongwan Yunnan Open. Was alone in first after an opening-round 63 and shared the lead with Paul Imondi at the halfway mark following a second-round 65. Stayed in contention through 54 holes with a 2-under 69 before dropping into a T8 with a final-round, 3-over 74...Continued his remarkable season with a T2 at the Chongqing Jiangnan NewTown KingRun Open—for his career-best performance. Enjoyed four under-par rounds at KingRun Nanshan GC, including an opening-round 66. After starting the season with no exempt status, moved to No. 15 on the Order of Merit with five tournaments to play...Played solid golf all week at the Ping An Bank Open in Beijing, opening with a 64-66 to hold both the 18- and 36-hole leads at Topwin G&CC. Shot a third-round, 3-under 69 and held a one-shot advantage over Charlie Saxon with a round to play. Parred his first nine holes and then bogeyed No. 10 to fall back. Made a back-nine rally, with three birdies, but a bogey at No. 15 ended his chances. Shot a 1-under 71 to finish fourth, four shots behind Saxon. Was still able to record his third top-10 in a row, and his four sub-70 scores were his 11th under-par results in his last 12 rounds.
Played in seven Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada events. Lone European Tour appearance came at his hometown UBS Hong Kong Open (missed the cut).
Entered two Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada tournaments. Missed the cut in both of them.
Turned professional following his freshman season at Georgia Tech.
Was the consensus No. 1 junior golfer in the world as a 17-year-old playing out of the Orlando, Fla., suburb of Lake Mary. Broke Sergio Garcia’s European Tour record when he made the cut and T75 at the 2008 UBS Hong Kong Open, becoming the youngest player, at age 14, to play on the weekend. Added a T60 in Hong Kong in 2009 and a T46 at the 2011 UBS Hong Kong Open. Was a Rolex Junior All-American first-team member twice, in both 2009 and 2011. Was a second-team selection in 2010. Among the significant junior titles he won were the 2009 Mizuno Junior at Innisbrook, the 2009 AJGA Cliffs Champions, the 2010 Floria Azalea Amateur in Palatka, the AJGA Rolex Tournament of Champions and the 2012 AJGA HP Boys Championship. Played one season of collegiate golf in the U.S., at Georgia Tech in Atlanta. Lone top-10 during the 2012-13 college season was a T8 at the Gary Koch Invitational.
Personal: Moved from China to Florida in 2005, at age 11. Began playing golf when he was 9. Also enjoyed playing soccer and basketball when he was younger. Likes listening to music. English name is Jason. Favorite course he's played is Augusta National...Favorite pro sports team is the Los Angeles Lakers.