Byeong-hun An

Byeong-hun An, also known as Ben An, is a South Korean professional golfer. He currently competes on the PGA Tour. He won the 2015 BMW PGA Championship on the European Tour. Ben An played college golf at the University of California, Berkeley.

Here we take a quick look at Byeong-hun An’s net worth, career earnings, stats, biography, wife, and more.

Byeong-hun An’s Biography and Career

An Byeong-hun was born on 17 September 1991, in Seoul, South Korea. An’s parents, South Korean Ahn Jae-Hyung and Chinese Jiao Zhimin were medalists in table tennis at the 1988 Summer Olympics.

Ben An moved to the United States in 2006. He played college golf at the University of California, Berkeley.

In August 2009, at age 17, An became the youngest-ever winner of the U.S. Amateur. He defeated Ben Marin 7 & 5 in the 36-hole final. In the 2010 U.S. Amateur, he also reached the semi-finals.

Professional Career

Byeong-hun An became a professional golfer in 2011. The South Korean golfer completed on the Challenge Tour and Korn Ferry Tour, before getting his cards for the European Tour and PGA Tour.

As of writing, the 31-year-old has 4 professional wins, including one victory on the European Tour.

In August 2014, he won the Rolex Trophy on the Challenge Tour. Ben An’s European Tour victory came at the 2015 BMW PGA Championship. He scored 267 (-21) to clinch the title by 6 strokes.

An also won the 2022 LECOM Suncoast Classic on the Korn Ferry Tour. In July 2023, he finished T3 at the Genesis Scottish Open.

Byeong-hun An’s Net Worth and Career Earnings

In 2024, South Korean golfer Byeong-hun An’s net worth is $8 million. An has one victory on the European Tour.

He received an €833,330 winner’s share for winning the 2015 BMW PGA Championship.

Career Earnings

Byeong-hun An’s prime source of earnings is his golf winnings. Moreover, he earns a good amount from endorsements and sponsorship deals.

As of writing, his career earnings are $12,037,802, only from golf winnings on the PGA Tour.

The following table refers to Byeong-hun An’s season-by-season earnings on the PGA Tour.

[As of July 16, 2023]

SeasonWinsTop 10Earnings 
2022-233$2,257,860
2021-22$74,259
2020-211$540,748
2019-205$2,283,951

Endorsements

Ben An earns a good chunk from endorsements and sponsorship deals. He is endorsed by CJ Logistics, Bibigo, etc.

Personal Info

Full NameByeong-hun An
Nickname Ben
Born17 September 1991
BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea 
NationalitySouth Korean
Age31
Height 186 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight95 kg
Turned Pro 2011
Current TourPGA Tour
Major Title 
Net Worth$8 million
Relationship Married
Spouse Choi Hee-jae (m. 2018)
Instagram@benan0917

Wife

Korean golfer Ben An’s gorgeous wife Choi Hee-jae. The couple got married in 2018.

Byeong-hun An wife Choi Hee-jae
Source: Instagram

Age

Born on 17 September 1991, he is 31 years old.

Height

He is 186 cm (6 ft 1 in).

Weight

He is 95 kg.

PGA Tour Stats

[As of July 16, 2023]

StatValueRank
SG: Total0.62248
SG: Tee-to-Green0.85530
SG: Off-the-Tee0.32834
SG: Approach the Green0.04194
SG: Around-the-Green0.4983
SG: Putting-0.233145

FAQs 

What is Byeong-hun An’s Net Worth?

His net worth is $8 million.

Who is his wife?

Choi Hee-jae.

Which college did he play at?

University of California, Berkeley.

Where is he from?

Seoul, South Korea.

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