Born:Aug 8, 1981 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Total LPGA Tour wins (4).
Kung was born in Taiwan and moved to the United States in 1995; she subsequently became a naturalized U.S. citizen.
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
LPGA Tour Championship: the CME Group Tour Championship brings the curtain down on the LPGA Tour’s 2020 season at Tiburón Golf Club in Florida (Dec 17-20).
Race to Dubai: the European Tour’s season-long Order of Merit comes to its conclusion in the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai (Dec 10-13).
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