JIWON JEON SIGNS NLI TO PLAY FOR DAYTONA STATE IN FALL OF 2016
Jeon's most rewarding finish to date came at the 2015 RACV Australian Ladies Masters where she competed as an amateur at the age of 17 and finished 12th with scores of 72-73-74-72 among 144 participants, most of which were professional players. She has several other top-10 finishes while competing on the international level. She recorded wins at the 2015 Queensland Champion of Champions with scores of 69-67 and the 2013 Greg Norman Junior Masters with scores of 72-76-72-73. Additionally, she finished 2nd at the 2015 Queensland Amateur Stroke Play Championship with scores of 69-67-72-73 and has a 6th place finish at the 2015 Australian Girl's Amateur Championship with scores of 77-74-78-71.
"I am extremely excited to have Jiwon join our program this fall," stated Coach Laura Brown. "She has a wonderful golf swing, tremendous work ethic, and is very committed to her dream of playing professional golf. I anticipate that she will make an immediate impact for us. Her tournament experience will be beneficial to her as she transitions into collegiate golf and I look for her to be very competitive in the tournaments we will be competing in."