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Cal Adds Transfer Jeewon Park

May 12, 2022
Jeewon Park has joined the Cal men's golf program.

BERKELEY – Alex and Marie Shipman Director of Men's Golf Walter Chun announced Thursday that Jeewon Park has signed a financial aid agreement and to join the Cal men's golf program. Park spent his first two collegiate campaigns in 2020-21 and 2021-22 at Arizona State before entering the transfer portal. Park has two seasons of collegiate eligibility remaining and will be a junior in his third season of collegiate men's golf at Cal in 2022-23.

"Adding Jeewon is a huge boost to our program," Chun said. "We have a lot good players currently on the team, and adding a player of Jeewon's caliber will make us all better. In addition to his skillset on the course, he's a bright young man and a great person to be around. Jeewon will truly elevate the program in so many ways. The 2022-23 season can't come soon enough."

"I want to thank coach Chun and coach Massoletti for giving me an opportunity to join a great team and a terrific golf program," Park said. "I am excited to be a Golden Bear and look forward to having a great season with the team. Go Bears!"

Below are notes on Park with an extended bio available by clicking on his name.
 
Jeewon Park, 5-11, 195, Jr., 3rd Collegiate Season (Busan, South Korea/Arizona State/Lake Mary Prep)
Twitter: None
Instagram: jee_won_qp
Pronunciation: Jee-One
 
Arizona State (2020-22)
– Played in a pair of events as a 2021-22 redshirt freshman, tying for fourth at the Dove Mountain Intercollegiate (82-70-70 – 222, +6) and tying for 46th at the ASU Thunderbird Collegiate Invitational (72-72-72 – 216, +3)
– Participated in one event as a 2020-21 true freshman, tying for 86th at the ASU Thunderbird Collegiate Invitational (73-74-76 – 223, +10)
– Member of a Copper Cup team champion in the Ryder-Cup style rivalry match against Arizona during both of his seasons
– Member of the Dean's List all four semesters
 
Arizona State Bio And Stats
thesundevils.com/sports/mens-golf/roster/jeewon-park/12608
*Some Statistics May Be Unavailable, Not Listed Or Not Included
 
Amateur Highlights And Notable Finishes
-- Three-time Korean National Team player (2014, '16, '17)
-- Second-Team Rolex Junior All-American (2018)
-- Has been ranked as high as No. 5 in the AJGA rankings while he reached No. 641 in the world amateur rankings according to WAGR 
1. 2015 Korea Amateur/Daebo Am (66-66-68-71 – 271 , -17) … youngest winner of event at age of 15
2. 2018 AJGA Wyndham Invitational (71-68-68-69 – 276, -4) … member of the East squad
T2. AJGA Sergio and Angela Garcia Foundation Junior Championship presented by Callaway Golf (69-75-72 – 216, +3)
T4. 2018 AJGA Bishops Gate Golf Academy Boys Junior Championship (72-75-72 – 219, +6)
T4. 2021 Desert Amateur (70-65-73 – 208, -8)
Quarterfinalist. 2016 Korea Amateur Championship … finished in top 32 in stroke-play (71-73 – 144) then advanced to match play quarterfinals
20. 2022 Saguaro Amateur (73-71-68 – 212, -4)
25. 2019 Junior Invitational at Sage Valley (77-76-72 – 225, +9)
T52. 2019 Asia Pacific Amateur (79-70-77-75 – 301, +13)
 
Lake Mary Prep (Class Of 2020)
– Did not play for prep team
– Attended same high school as Cal men's golf teammate Aaron Du
 
Other
– Born July 26, 2001
– Son of Sunjoung Park and Misuk Hong
– Nickname is "Juan"
– Also played baseball as a youth
– A sports business major at Arizona State who intends to major in economics at Cal