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Jang Jeong

Jang Jeong
Jang at the 2007 LPGA Championship
Personal information
NameJeong Jang
장정
NicknameJJ
Height1.52 m (5 ft 0 in)
NationalitySouth Korea
ResidenceOrlando, Florida, U.S.
Career
CollegeJoongbu University (2003)
Turned professional2000
Current toursLPGA Tour (joined 2000)
LPGA of Korea Tour
Professional wins3
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour2
LPGA Tour2
LPGA of Japan Tour1
Best results in Major Championships
U.S. OpenT6: 2003
The Open ChampionshipT6: 2003
PGA ChampionshipT11: 2003
Kraft Nabisco C'shipT18: 2001
LPGA ChampionshipT11: 2003
U.S. Women's OpenT6: 2003
Women's British OpenWon: 2005

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Jeong Jang ( , born 11 June 1980) is a South Korean professional golfer who plays on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour. She is also a member of the LPGA of Korea Tour.

Jang was born in Daejeon, South Korea. She started playing golf at the age of thirteen. As a teenager she won the 1997 Korea Women's Open and the 1998 Korea Women's Amateur. She attended Joongbu University. After qualifying for the LPGA Tour at her first attempt, Jang had a successful rookie season in 2000 including a second place finish. She reached twelfth on the money list in 2004 and in that year had nine finishes in the top ten. In July 2005 she won for the first time, claiming the Women's British Open, which is one of the women's majors, by four shots. She claimed her second LPGA win in 2006 at the Wegmans LPGA.


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