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2018 China Q-School: Meet the Qualifiers

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Meet the Qualifiers American Jeffrey Kang finished at 13-under at the PGA TOUR Series-China International Qualifying Tournament No. 1 to edge Lucas Herbert by a stroke. In the process, Kang and Herbert joined 13 other players who will be fully exempt into every PGA TOUR Series-China tournament this season. Twenty-five additional players earned conditional exemptions after four rounds of play at Mission Hills Golf Club’s Sandbelt Trails Course in Haikou, China, with play concluding Sunday. Here is a brief look at each of the fully exempt qualifiers. Details Player Qualifying Tournament Finish: Won Career PGA TOUR Series-China Starts: 0 Career Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada Starts: 11 Something Worth Knowing: Kang played at the University of Southern California with PGA TOUR Series-China veteran Yi Keun Chang, now on the Asian Tour, and T.J. Vogel and Rico Hoey, who both played on the Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada in 2017 and are currently Web.com Tour players. Qualifying Tournament Finish: Second Career PGA TOUR Series-China Starts: 0 Career Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada Starts: 1 Something Worth Knowing: He is emphatic when he says “pineapple doesn’t belong on pizza.” Qualifying Tournament Finish: Third Career PGA TOUR Series-China Starts: 0 Something Worth Knowing: One of Yuan’s earliest—and favorite—golf memories came when he was age 9 and his dad said he’d give him $100 if he could hole a chip, something Yuan did. Qualifying Tournament Finish: Fourth Career PGA TOUR Series-China Starts: 0 Something Worth Knowing: Sato’s first made cut on the Japan Golf Tour came at the 2012 Japan Open, where he tied for 61st. Qualifying Tournament Finish: Fifth Career PGA TOUR Series-China Starts: 0 Career PGA TOUR Starts: 1 Something Worth Knowing: The native of Gothenburg, Sweden, played collegiate golf in the U.S., at the University of Denver in Colorado, graduating in 2014 with a degree in international business. Qualifying Tournament Finish: Sixth Career PGA TOUR Series-China Starts: 0 Career Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada Starts: 2 Career Web.com Tour Starts: 1 PGA TOUR Starts: 2 Something Worth Knowing: Kim was a first-team All-Pac-10 Conference selection in 2010 playing for UCLA. PGA TOUR Series-China veterans Eugene Wong (University of Oregon) and Eric Mina (University of California) were also first-teamers. Qualifying Tournament Finish: Tied for seventh Career PGA TOUR Series-China Starts: 0 Something Worth Knowing: Sluman, a native of Rochester, N.Y., made his only career hole-in-one at the par-3 sixth hole at Topwin Golf Club in Beijing. Qualifying Tournament Finish: Tied for seventh Career PGA TOUR Series-China Starts: 0 Something Worth Knowing: Loypur’s given first name is Daniel. Qualifying Tournament Finish: Tied for seventh Career PGA TOUR Series-China Starts: 0 PGA TOUR Starts: 1 Something Worth Knowing: Jung was born in Seoul, South Korea, but grew up in Toronto, Canada. He is fluent in both Korean and English. Qualifying Tournament Finish: 10th Career PGA TOUR Series-China Starts: 0 Something Worth Knowing: Zemmer has played on the European Challenge Tour in each of the last six seasons. Qualifying Tournament Finish: Tied for 11th Career PGA TOUR Series-China Starts: 0 Something Worth Knowing: Playing Tauranga Golf Club in his native New Zealand in July 2016, Toomey fired a 13-under 58, with two eagles, nine birdies and no bogeys. Qualifying Tournament Finish: Tied for 11th Career PGA TOUR Series-China Starts: 0 Career Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada Starts: 3 Career PGA TOUR Starts: 3 Career Web.com Tour Starts: 29 Something Worth Knowing: Kitayama’s first hole-in-one came on a par-4. He used a driver. Qualifying Tournament Finish: Tied for 13th Career PGA TOUR Series-China Starts: 0 Something Worth Knowing: This will be his second consecutive season playing extensively in China. Qualifying Tournament Finish: Tied for 13th Career PGA TOUR Series-China Starts: 0 Something Worth Knowing: Ishihara is an accomplished surfer. Qualifying Tournament Finish: 15th Career PGA TOUR Series-China Starts: 0 Something Worth Knowing: At 6-2, he played high school basketball in Australia.


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