Korean golfer Noh Seung-yul is one of the young and emerging Asian golfers who came into the circuit not too long ago. Having turned professional in 2007, he has since made his mark in the many tournaments he has played in.
Background of Noh Seung-yul
Born in 1991, Noh Seung-yul comes from Gangwon-do in South Korea. He played golf from his time at the College Korea University where he has since recorded 4 professional wins ever since. Before turning pro, he was involved in the Asian Tour but is now running in the PGA Tour. The wins that he garnered ever since include 1 at the PGA Tour, 1 at the European Tour, 2 at the Asian Tour and another 1 at the Web.com Tour.
Achievements by Noh Seung-yul
The professional golfer first came into the scene at the 2008 Asian Tour. It was then that he was awarded the Asian Tour Rookie of the Year after winning the Midea China Classic. Later on, he took back the Maybank Malaysian Open (in 2010). That propelled him to become the second youngest player to win a European Tour. He was 18 years and 282 days old then. The record is 18 years and 213 days held by Danny Lee which has been considered as one of the most remarkable achievements of his time. Besides that, Noh’s achievements include:
- Leading the Asian Tour money list in 2010 </li.
- Finished 34th at the European Tour Order of Merit
- Earned his full membership on the PGA Tour in 2011
- Finished 49th at the 2012 PGA Tour money list
- Finished 37th in the FedEx Cup playoffs in 2012
- Win the 2014 Zurich Classic of New Orleans which would be his first PGA Tour win