Who's who: Candie Kung

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Who's who: Candie Kung

  • Name:

    Candie Kung
  • Country:

    Taiwan
  • Born:

    Aug 8, 1981 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    2001

Roll of Honour

Total LPGA Tour wins (4).

Did you know?

Kung was born in Taiwan and moved to the United States in 1995; she subsequently became a naturalized U.S. citizen.

Top tournaments won by Candie Kung

2008
Asia
Sky 72 GC
210 (-6)
US$240,000
Hana Bank / Kolon

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Kung, Candie

Venue

Sky 72 GC

Score

210 (-6)

Prize money

US$240,000

Title sponsor

Hana Bank / Kolon

Played as the Hana Bank KOLON Championship (Oct 31-Nov 2; KLPGA/LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Katherine Hull (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Kung (Taiw). [Ocean course, Sky 72 GC, Incheon, S Korea].

2003
America
Berkleigh GC
274 (-14)
$180,000
Wachovia

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Kung, Candie

Venue

Berkleigh GC

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$180,000

Title sponsor

Wachovia

Played as the Wachovia LPGA Classic hosted by Betsy King (Aug 21-24). Second-placed Meg Mallon (USA) and Se Ri Pak (S Kor) finished 2 shots behind Kung (Taiw). [Berkleigh GC, Kutztown, Pennsylvania; at the time Berkleigh CC].

2003
America
204 (-12)
$165,000
Takefuji

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Kung, Candie

Score

204 (-12)

Prize money

$165,000

Title sponsor

Takefuji

Played as the LPGA Takefuji Classic (April 17-19). Second-placed Cristie Kerr (USA), Soo-Yun Kang (S Kor) and defending champion Annika Sörenstam (Swe) finished 2 shots behind first-time LPGA Tour winner Kung (Taiw). [Las Vegas CC, Las Vegas, Nevada].

2003
America
Rail GC
202 (-14)
$180,000
State Farm

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Kung, Candie

Venue

Rail GC

Score

202 (-14)

Prize money

$180,000

Title sponsor

State Farm

Played as the State Farm Classic (Aug 28-31). Second-placed Laura Davies (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Kung (Taiwan). Reduced to 54 holes due to bad weather. [Rail GC, Springfield, Illinois].

2001
Amateur
Kemper Lakes
2 holes
amateur
USGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Kung, Candie

Venue

Kemper Lakes

Score

2 holes

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

USGA

Played as the U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links Championship. Kung (Taiw) beat Missy Farr-Kaye (USA) by 2 holes in the 18-hole final. [Kemper Lakes GC, Kildeer, nr Chicago, Illinois].

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