Sunghoon Kang earned his third U.S. Open start, and first since a tie for 18th in 2016, by virtue of being among the top 70 in the Official World Golf Ranking as of March 15, 2020. 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.
|2020||Winged Foot Golf Club (West Course)||74-86||+20||MC|
|2016||Oakmont Country Club||70-72-70-74--286||+6||T-18|
|2011||Congressional Country Club||74-72-70-71--287||+3||T-39|