The Korea Herald


Golf star Jang to tie the knot on April 9

By 천성우

Published : April 5, 2011 - 18:49

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Jang Jeong, a Korean golfer on the U.S. LPGA Tour, is set to marry a former professional golfer Lee Jun-sik in Daejeon on April 9.

The 31-year-old Jang joined the U.S. LPGA in 2000 after winning the Korea Women’s Open in 1997 as a high school student. She won the 2005 Weetabix Women’s British Open, the 2006 Wegmans LPGA and the 2006 Japan Women’s Open.
Jang Jeong (right) and Lee Jun-sik  (iWedding Networks/Yonhap News) Jang Jeong (right) and Lee Jun-sik  (iWedding Networks/Yonhap News)

Her 32-year-old husband-to-be became a full member of the Korea Professional Golfers’ Association in 2005 after acquiring semi-professional status in 1998. He currently trains young golfers.

Jang first met Lee while training in Orlando in 2004.