Residence: Seoul, Korea
After turning professional in 1996 it was not until a decade later that Yang finally made his breakthrough. In 2006 he won the Korea Open. This victory gained him entry into the HSBC Champions Tournament in November 2006. He won this tournament, beating a strong field including Tiger Woods.
This victory earned him membership of the European Tour and moved him into the top forty of the Official World Golf Rankings.
He followed this victory up with some more fine finished. He won just short of €1million and finished inside the top-30 on the European Tour Order of Merit.
In 2008 he played on the PGA Tour after earning his card through qualifying school. 2008 slipped by without major incident. However the 2009 season has started very well. He won his first event on the PGA Tour at the 2009 Honda Classic. With this win, Yang became only the second Korean to win on the PGA Tour along with K.J. Choi.
Yong-Eun Yang Club History
Below is a selection of clubs used by Yong-Eun Yang throughout his career
Yong-Eun Yang Tournament History