Who's who: Hee-won Han

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Who's who: Hee-won Han

  • Name:

    Hee-won Han
  • Country:

    South Korea
  • Born:

    June 10, 1978 in Seoul, South Korea.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1998

Roll of Honour

Total professional wins (8), including LPGA Tour wins (6) and LPGA of Japan (2). US LPGA Rookie of the Year (2001).

Did you know?

Former LPGA Tour player, who retired from the Tour in 2014.

Top tournaments won by Hee-won Han

2006
Asia
202 (-14)
US$195,000
Honda

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Han, Hee-won

Score

202 (-14)

Prize money

US$195,000

Title sponsor

Honda

Played as the inaugural Honda LPGA Thailand (Oct 20-22; LPGA Tr event). Second-placed Diana D'Alessio (USA) finished 5 shots behind Han (S Kor), who posted her sixth LPGA Tour win. [Amata Spring CC, Bangkok, Thailand].

2006
America
Corning CC
273 (-15)
$180,000
Corning

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Han, Hee-won

Venue

Corning CC

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

$180,000

Title sponsor

Corning

Played as the LPGA Corning Classic (May 25-28). Hee-Won Han (S Kor) beat Meena Lee (S Kor) with a par at the fourth playoff hole, to record her fifth LPGA Tour win. [Corning CC, Corning, nr Elmira, New York].

2005
America
201 (-12)
$195,000
Office Depot

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Han, Hee-won

Score

201 (-12)

Prize money

$195,000

Title sponsor

Office Depot

Played as the Office Depot Championship (Sept 30-Oct 2). Second-placed Soo-Yun Kang (S Kor) finished 2 shots behind Han (S Kor). Monday finish required following bad weather on earlier days. [Trump Natl GC, Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles, CA].

2004
America
207 (-9)
$180,000
Safeway

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Han, Hee-won

Score

207 (-9)

Prize money

$180,000

Title sponsor

Safeway

Played as the Safeway Classic presented by Pepsi (Sept 17-19). Han (S Kor) beat Lorie Kane (Can) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Columbia Edgewater CC, Portland, Oregon].

2003
America
273 (-11)
$142,500
Sybase

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Han, Hee-won

Venue

Wykagyl

Score

273 (-11)

Prize money

$142,500

Title sponsor

Sybase

Played as the Sybase Big Apple Classic presented by Lincoln Mercury (July 17-20). Second-placed Meg Mallon (USA) finished 2 shots behind Han (S Kor). [Wykagyl CC, New Rochelle, New York].

2003
America
Tartan Fields GC
199 (-17)
$165,000
Wendy's

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Han, Hee-won

Venue

Tartan Fields GC

Score

199 (-17)

Prize money

$165,000

Title sponsor

Wendy's

Played as Wendy's Championship for Children (Aug 8-10). Han (S Kor) beat Wendy Ward (USA) with a birdie at the third playoff hole. [Tartan Fields GC, Dublin, nr Columbus, Ohio].

2001
Awards
x
$131,669
LPGA Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Han, Hee-won

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

$131,669

Title sponsor

LPGA Tr

Han (S Kor) won the LPGA Tour 2001 Louise Suggs Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player. Award based on a points accumulation for finishes in Tour events. Han finished 70th on the LPGA money list, with earnings of $131,669.

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