2018 Tournament Participant Profile

Chun An Yu Arizona State

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•Chun An Yu qualifies for U.S. Open, joining other ASU golf greats (by Max Kelley, Cronkite News/June 13, 2018)
•ASU golfer Chun An Yu making U.S. Open debut (by Jeff Metcalfe, azcentral.com/June 13, 2018)
•Had great performance at the 2017 U.S. Amateur as he reached the quarterfinals after advancing to match play in the 13-player-for-eight-spot playoff.
•Put the finishing touches on a solid freshman season (2016-17) that started in January of 2017 with an even-par 288 at the NCAA Championships in Chicago. On a day where 84 rounds produced an average score of 77.25, he fired a 1-over 73 with two birdies. His even-par score tied for the fourth-best by a freshman at the 2017 finals.
•His 71.61 stroke average is the second-best by a freshman in Sun Devil history, behind only Jon Rahm’s 71.37 in 2012-13.
•Won his third college tournament in February of 2017 in Tucson at the National Invitational.
•FEATURE STORY: “Kevin” Off To Great Start In Freshman Year (by Craig Morgan/March 3, 2017)
•Joined the program in January of 2017, also known as Kevin and nicknamed “Chev” by teammates.
•Born in August of 1998 and says strength is sticking power and weakness is his short game close to the green.
•Won the 98th annual Western Junior title in the summer of 2015 as he rallied late and won in a sudden-death playoff and joined the likes of Rickie Fowler, Hunter Mahan and Jim Furyk on the Milt Woodard Champions Trophy. On the first extra hole, Yu clinched the title with a par following rounds of 71-72-69-68 at Riverside Golf Club in North Riverside, Illinois.
•Also won the 2015 Junior Players Championship with a 5-under 67 and won the tournament by one stroke after trailing by six.
•Finished second at the 2014 Callaway Junior Championship and finished third at the 2014 Asia games.

CHUN AN YU BEST CAREER FINISHES
1 of 83 at 2018 Bandon Dunes Championship (March 11-13) 65-68-67=200/-13
1 of 88 at 2017 National Invitational Tournament (Feb. 27-28) 68-67-64=199/-17
T2 of 92 at 2018 National Invitational Tournament (Feb. 25-26) 63-70-69=202/-14
T2 of 84 at 2017 ASU Thunderbird Invitational (March 18-19) 67-63-71=201/-12

CHUN AN YU BEST ROUNDS (65 OR BETTER)
63/-9, first round, 2018 National Invitational (Feb. 25)
63/-8, second round, 2017 ASU Thunderbird Invitational (March 18)
64/-8, third round, 2017 National Invitational (Feb. 28)
65/-6, first round, 2018 Bandon Dunes Championship (Mar. 11)

FRESHMEN WITH #NCAAGOLF 2017 TOP-20 FINISHES
2. Mason Overstreet, Arkansas 70-68-72-71=281/-7
T8. John Augenstein, Vanderbilt 74-70-69-72=285/-3
T8. Viktor Hovland, Oklahoma State 68-74-68-75=285/-3
T19. Chun An Yu, Arizona State 69-73-73-73=288/E
T19. Justin Suh, USC 67-70-72-79=288/E

SUN DEVIL FRESHMAN SCORING AVERAGES (1985-2017)
1. Jon Rahm, 15, 2012-13, 71.37
2. Chun An Yu, 9, 2016-17, 71.61
3. Alejandro Canizares, 8, 2002-03, 71.65
4. Todd Demsey, 15, 1991-92, 72.10
5. Alejandro Del Rey Gonzalez, 12 2016-17, 72.14
6. Phil Mickelson, 14, 1988-89, 72.14
7. Jesper Kennegard, 12, 2007-08, 72.16
8. Chan Kim, 8, 2008-09, 72.20
9. Paul Casey, 12, 1997-98, 72.30
10. Benjamin Alvarado Holley, 10, 2005-06, 72.50

2017-2018 CHUN AN YU ROUND-BY-ROUND (SOPHOMORE SEASON)
Gopher Invitational (Sept. 10-11) 76-78-71=225/12/T-61 (87)
Maui Jim Intercollegiate (Sept. 22-24) 74-76-73=223/
7/T-33 (78)
Alister MacKenzie Invitational (Oct. 9-10) 66-70-72=208/-5/T-14 (88)
Amer Ari Invitational (Feb. 1-3) 73-67-69=209/-7/T-20 (114)
National Invitational Tournament (Feb. 25-26) 63-70-69=202/-14/T-2 (92)
Querencia Cabo Collegiate (March 4-6) 72-70-74=216/3/T-20 (80)
Bandon Dunes Championship (March 11-13) 65-68-67=200/-13/1 (83)
The Goodwin (March 29-31) 71-69-71=211/-2/T-15 (135)
ASU Thunderbird Invitational (April 14-15) 66-73-69=208/-5/T-8 (85)
Pac-12 Championship (April 23-25) 69-69-71-77=286/
2/T-39 (72)
NCAA Raleigh Regional (May 14-16) 65-70-69=204/-9/T-5 (75)
NCAA Championship (May 25-28) 69-70-77-74=290/+2/T-21 (156)

2016-2017 CHUN AN YU ROUND-BY-ROUND (FRESHMAN SEASON)
Amer Ari Invitational 71-68-71=210/-6/T-20
The Prestige at PGA West 79-75-74=228/15/T-63
National Invitational Tournament 68-67-64=199/-17/1
Southern Highlands Collegiate 77-75-74=226/
10/T-46
ASU Thunderbird Invitational 67-63-71=201/-12/T-2
Western Intercollegiate 74-66-79=219/9/T-39
Pac-12 Championship 71-75-70=216/
6/T-14
NCAA Austin Regional 71-77-70=218/+5/T-28
NCAA Championship 69-73-73-73=288/E/T-19