Sunghoon Kang earned his fourth U.S. Open start via the Columbus, Ohio, final qualifier at The Lakes Golf & Country Club and Brookside Golf & Country Club. Kang owns five worldwide victories, including the 2019 AT&T Byron Nelson on the PGA Tour. Kang had a decorated amateur career that saw him win the 2006 SBS Lotte Skyhill Open on the Korean Tour. A couple of weeks later, he represented Asia/Pacific against Europe in the Bonnallack Trophy held in New Zealand. He also represented the Republic of Korea in the 2006 World Amateur Team Championship in South Africa. As the gold medalist in the 2006 Asian Games, Kang was able to avoid mandatory military service. He turned professional in 2007.
|2016||Oakmont Country Club||70-72-70-74--286||+6||T-18|
|2011||Congressional Country Club||74-72-70-71--287||+3||T-39|