A LOT OF QUESTIONS FOR JIN...
If you could win one major, which one would you pick and why?: U.S. Open. It is golf's toughest test, winning this tournament would be special.
I picked Arizona State as my college because...ASU has always been known as the best golf school in the country.
Favorite golfer to watch: Tiger Woods. He is not like he was in his prime time, but still, he can play the best golf that anyone can play.
Favorite course in the Phoenix area...Golf Club of Scottsdale.
One course you have not played but want to...Augusta National.
This guy will surprise a lot of people this year for our team...Alberto Sanchez. Many people know what he is capable of, and how good this kid is as a player.
MLB players pick a song to play on the PA system when they step up to the plate. You are a MLB player. What song is playing as you dig into the batter's box? "Rocky" theme song.
A movie you have watched more than once and will watch again...Dark Knight Rises.
Past ASU athlete you wish you could have watched compete...Phil Mickelson.
Who's your favorite singer/band and album? Psy (Korean Singer).
Are you a good dancer? When is the last time you danced? I am not a good dancer.
What chore do you absolutely hate doing? Washing dishes.
What is your favorite form of exercise? Planks.
What is your favorite season? Winter.
Who has been the biggest influence on your career? Family.
If you could witness any event past, present or future, what would it be?
Korea National Soccer team wins the World Cup some time in future.
If you could learn to do anything, what would it be? Learn to play guitar or drums.
My grandparents who passed away last summer.
What did you do growing up that got you into trouble? I tried to take out some money from my dad's wallet and got caught.
What is something you learned in the last week? School stuff.
What story does your family always tell about you? How strict my grandfather was to my dad.
What's your favorite TV show of all time and why? Untamed and Uncut on Animal channel.
If you were to write a book, what would the title be? The Life.
What is the last book you read? Biography of the best guitarist in Korea.
What are your hobbies? Fishing.
Name one thing about yourself that most people don't know...I actually have U.S. citizenship.
Favorite commercial...Nike soccer commercial.
Last year at this time I had no idea...how many Korean people I was going to meet.
Where is the most interesting vacation spot that you have visited? Jeju Island in Korea.
What was the single-biggest challenge of your life to date? Staying up all night to study for exams.
What goes on my pizza...all the meats that I can possibly put on and no vegetable.
My breakfast consists of...cereal, bread, juice, milk, and fruit.
Favorite pro athlete...Kobe, Tebow, Jisung Park.
Past Sun Devil game/event you wish you would have been there live to see...ASU football team winning the Rose Bowl.
What I know now that I wish I knew in junior high...high school is very easy compared to college.
Typically, I am in bed and lights are out at...11 p.m.
Last movie I saw...Dark Knight Rises.
My favorite month...December.
Something I have not done, but I will...have my own family.
When I see Anthony Robles, I think of...the motivation.
What is your favorite holiday and why? Christmas.
What three words would you use to describe yourself? fighter, humble, win.
If you could be on any game show which would you choose? Wipeout
What is the most useful app you have downloaded? Fadango.
PRIOR TO ASU FORK FACTS
Was the 2008 Arizona Amateur Champion and made the cut for the U.S. Open Qualifying Tournament by shooting a 68...competed in the 2009 Arizona Amateur Championship, shooting a 66 and 68 before falling out in the quarterfinals.
SUN DEVIL CAREER
Has appeared in 15 tournaments in three-year career entering 2012-13 seson...tied for 27th at the 2011 Bill Cullum Invitationa, where ASU tied for team championships honors...notched his first career top-20 finish, placing in a tie for 16th at the 2010 Topy Cup, the first tournament of the season...competed in two events for the Sun Devils in his freshman season (2009-10) and recorded a 73.30 stroke average...had his best tournament of the 2010-11 season at the 2011 ASU/Thunderbird Invitational, tying for 30th.
PREP AND JUNIOR CAREER
Won every high school match in 2007, including the Arizona High School 5A division Super Regional, shooting a 72 and 66 as well as the Arizona High School State Championship shooting a 71 and 69...set his school record for season average score per 9-holes at 34.5...also honored as both the 2007 Arizona Republic and Arizona Tribune Golfer of the Year.
JIN'S 2011-12 ROUND-BY-ROUND (JUNIOR SEASON)
Olympia Fields Invitational (Sept. 16-18, 2011) 76-73-76=225/+15/T-46
Tucker Invitational (Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2011) 78-76-76=230/+14/T-60
Prestige at PGA West (Oct. 9-11, 2011) 74-73-72=219/+3/T-49
Bill Cullum Invitational (Oct. 17-18, 2011) 71-77=73=221/+5/T-27
Amer Air Invitational (Feb. 1-3, 2012) 75-69-76=220/+4/T-60
San Diego Intercollegiate (Feb. 13-14, 2012) 78-78-75=231/+15/T-48
North Ranch Intercollegiate (Feb. 27-28, 2012) 75-83-74=232/+22/44
Southern Highlands (Mar. 9-11, 2012) 82-78-85=245/+29/72
ASU Thunderbird Invitational (April 6-7, 2012) 82-72-75=229/+16/T-70
Wyoming Cowboy Classic (April 9-10, 2012) 69-70-71=210/E/T-28
Pac-12 Championship (April 27-29, 2012) 78-72-74-76=300/+12/T-43
11 TOURNAMENTS, 34 ROUNDS, 75.35 STROKE AVERAGE
SUN DEVILS WHO WON ARIZONA AMATEUR (25)
1957, Dirk Prather
1958, Dirk Prather
1962, George Boutell
1963, Joe Porter
1965, Ken Fulton
1966, Wayne Vollmer
1968, Ernie McCray
1971, Bill Meyers
1972, Tom Purtzer
1973, Dub Huckabee
1974, Mark Sollenberger
1975, Bill Meyers
1976, Bill Meyers
1978, Mark Mattingly
1979, Tony Grimes
1980, Don DuBois
1981, Jim Carter
1982, Mark Sollenberger
1984, Jim Carter
1985, Mark Sollenberger
1986, Dennis Saunders
1988, Mark Sollenberger
1989, Jim Lemon
2001, Jesse Mueller
2008, Jin Song
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