An Byeong-hun

An Byeong-hun (안병훈) is a professional golf player from South Korea also known as Byeong-Hun An or Ben An. He is also known for being the youngest golf player ever to win in the U.S. Amateur event.

Quick Facts

Real Name An Byeong-hun
Hangul 안병훈
Hanja N/A
Age 31 years old
Date of Birth September 17, 1991
Birth Place South Korea
Zodiac sign ♎ Virgo
Height 6 feet 2 inches (188 cm)
Weight 109 Kg (240 lb)
Net worth $13 Million
Mother Name Jiao Zhimin
Father Name Ahn Jae-Hyung
Siblings N/A
Profession Golfer
Education Cheongju Girls’ High School
Spouse Choi Hee-Jae
Spouse’s Date of Birth N/A
Instagram @benan0917
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An Byeong-hun Bio, Age, Parents, and Education

An Byeong-hun a professional golfer was born on September 17, 1991, in Seoul, South Korea. As of 2023, his age is 31 years old. He is also known as Ben An.

Likewise, he has South Korean citizenship and is of an East Asian ethnic group. According to his date of birth, his sign is Virgo.

In Hangul, An Byeong-hun’s name is written as 안병훈, and his family name is An.

Additionally, his father’s name is Ahn Jae-Hyung and his mother’s name is Jiao Zhimin both of them were gold medalists in the 1988 Summer Olympics which were held in Seoul, South Korea.

He hasn’t revealed any information regarding his siblings and has kept it secret and out of the spotlight.

He spent most of his early life in London and completed his school there. He went to University at the University of California at Berkeley and later moved to Bradenton, Florida, and joined  David Leadbetter Golf Academy in December 2005.

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An Byeong-hun with his mother Ahn Jae-Hyung, father Jiao Zhimin, son Jamie Heejae An and his wife Choi Hee-Jae

An Byeong-hun Social Media

He is currently active on his Instagram account and posts there. He is active in an Instagram account under the user name @benan0917 with 26.7K followers with a verified blue mark. If we find any social media account about his we will update it here.

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An Byeong-hun Wife and Children

An Byeong-hun is a married man his wife’s name is Choi Hee-Jae she is also a former professional golfer. They got married in 2011. They have two children a son named An Jamie-heejae born on February 15, 2020, at 5:26 am weighting 3.34 Kg (7lbs 6oz), and a beautiful daughter named An Jiwoo March 7, 2023, at 5:00 pm 3.45 Kg (7lb 10oz).

An Byeong-hun Golfer Career

An Byeong-hun started to train for golf in 2004 when he was ten and already won several junior events.

In 2009 when he was just 18 he was already a pro and competed on various tours and tournaments.

He turned his golf playing professionally in 2011 when he went through three qualifying schools and secured his place in the Challenge Tour. An Byeong-hun was also named Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year.

In June 2013 Scottish Hydro Challenge Challenge Tour An Byeong-hun got second place. But in August 2014 he won his first Challenge Tour called Rolex Trophy and made Korea win their first Challenge Tour. Also, he was in third place in the Challenge Tour Rankings in 2014 and moved to the European Tour.

In May 2015, he also won the BMW PGA Championship held at Wentworth Club Virginia Water, Surrey, London. He was also the second player and first Korean person to win both the U.S. Amateur and the British PGA Championship, after Arnold Palmer.

An Byeong-hun also played the Zurich Classic of New Orleans in 2016 held at TPC Louisiana in Avondale, a suburb southwest of New Orleans but lost a playoff on the first hole. The same year he also earned money to gain a PGA Tour card for 2016–17.

In December 2019 An Byeong-hun played in the 2019 Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Australia as an International team. Unfortunately, he lost his match with the U.S. team won 16–14.

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An Byeong-hun with his wife Choi Hee-Jae, daughter Jiwoo An, and his son Jamie Heejae An

An Byeong-hun Net Worth

Byeong-hun currently has a net worth of $13 Million as per some sources and most of his income is generated from his golf skills.

Endorsement

An Byeong-hun has some huge endorsement deals with some big brands. he also has appeared in commercials for Coca-Cola, Samsung, and Puma. He also has a contract with Nike shoe wears Nike shoes in these matches too.

Body Stats: Height, weight, and Body Measurements

An Byeong-hun stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches (188 cm) and weighs 109 Kg (240 lb). His full body measurements are currently not available and will update them as soon as possible.

Byeong-hun has black hair and beautiful black eyes.

An Byeong-hun Rumors, Scandals, and Gossip

An Byeong-hun stays out of the Rumors, Scandals, Gossip, and Controversies and has no records about it. If any update comes regarding this topic we will update it here.

Trophies and Awards

No. Date Tournament Winning score To par Margin of
victory
1 Aug 24, 2014 Rolex Trophy 63-69-73-64=269 −19 3 strokes
2 May 24, 2015 BMW PGA Championship 71-64-67-65=267 −21 6 strokes
3 Sep 20, 2015 Shinhan Donghae Open 66-73-66-67=272 −12 1 stroke
4 Feb 20, 2022 LECOM Suncoast Classic 65-66-67-69=267 −17 1 stroke

 

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