UCLA Men's Golf BIO
Lorens Chan
Player Profile:
Lorens Chan 1263822
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 150
Year: Senior
Hometown: Honolulu, Hawai'i
High School: Iolani HS

Chan tied for fifth during stroke play at the 104th California Amateur Championship (-4, 140), falling in the round of 32 during match play ... tied for 10th at the Sahalee Players Championship (+1, 289).

Was named Second Team All-Pac-12 and had a 72.5 scoring average in 40 rounds (+34) ... posted four Top 10 finishes (six Top 20), fired 17 rounds under par and eight rounds under 70 ... tied for second at the Erin Hills Invitational (-3, 213) and tied for third at both the Husky Invitational (-1, 215) and the Gifford Collegiate (-7, 206) ... season-best round was a 67 in the second round of the Gifford ... won his NCAA Match Play quarterfinal matchup against Illinois 4&2 ... tied for 10th at the All-American (-3, 210) ... tied for 29th at the NCAA Regionals, shooting a final round 68 (+7, 223) ... named to the GCAA All-America Scholar Team.

Tied for second at the Pacific Coast Amateur (269, -11) after firing a 63 (-7) in the second round.

Earned GCAA Honorable Mention All-America honors and Second-Team All-Pac-12 acclaim ... also named Honorable Mention All-America by GolfWeek ... finished the season ranked 28th by GolfStat ... led the team with a scoring average of 71.3 in 40 rounds and was just two-over par for the season ... his six Top 10 and 10 Top 20 results were also team leaders ... best finish was third at the Purdue Boilermaker (211, -5) ... also T-3 at Erin Hills (213, -3) and T-4 at the U.S. Collegiate Championships (212, -4) ... placed seventh at the Pac-12 Championship (289, +1) ... ranked second on the team with 14 rounds under par and 10 rounds under 70 ... posted a career collegiate low round of 65 (-7) in the second round of the Amer Ari Invitational (206, -10, T9).

Tied for 25th at the Western Amateur with scores of 70-79-72-221 ... T-35 at the Pacific Coast Amateur with scores of 69-72-73-76-290 ... tied for 45th at the Trans-Mississippi Am with scores of 66-71-74-74-285 at The Meadow Club ... tied for 15th at the Sahalee Players Championship with scores of 74-70-72-79-295.

Made nine starts, played 27 rounds and averaged 72.2 ... best finish was second at the CS San Marcos Invitational (202, -14) ... tied for fourth at the Western Intercollegiate (209, -1) and was T-5 at the Gifford Collegiate (211, -2) ... recorded nine rounds under par, five under 70 ... low round was a 66 (-6) in the final round of the CS San Marcos event ... three-time member of the Director's Honor Roll.

Tied for sixth individually at the Toyota Junior Golf World Cup (281, -3) ... Team USA placed fourth ... tied for 12th at the Sahalee Players Championship (289, +1) ... was the medalist at U.S. Am Sectional Qualifying with scores of 68-71-139 (-5) ... missed the cut at the U.S. Amateur after posting scores of 72-75-147 (+6) at Cherry Hills ... finished in a tie for sixth at the Pacific Coast Amateur at Bandon Dunes (292, +8) ... tied for first at the Western Am with scores of (273, -15) before falling in a playoff ... in match play at the Western Am, he defeated teammate Pedro Figueiredo in 20 holes in the first round ... lost to Peter Williamson 5 & 3 in the second round.

Was ranked 10th in the AJGA rankings for the class of 2012 and 19th overall ... placed second at the Mid-Pacific Open, fourth at the Hawaii State Amateur Stroke Play Championship and third in the Sony Open qualifier to earn a spot in the 2012 Sony Open ... in 2011, he was voted the HSGA Amateur Player of the Year and earned Second-Team AJGA All-America honors ... at the 2011 Hawaii State Open, he finished third ... tied for second at the Sony Open amateur qualifier ... led his team of amateurs to a 14.5-9.5 victory in the 2011 Governor John Burns Challenge Cup ... he was 2-1-0 in Governor's Cup matches ... tied for first in the Turtle Bay Amateur before falling in a sudden-victory playoff ... placed sixth in the 2011 AJGA Junior Players Championship, T5 in the AJGA Junior Challenge and was the runner-up in the 36th Junior PGA Championship ... won the Aloha Section Junior PGA Championship ... two-time winner of the Mamala Bay Hickman Invitational ... won the 2011 Hawaii State Amateur with scores of 68-67-69-74-278 (-10) ... T19 at the 2011 Laredo Energy Junior at Tradition, tied for fifth at the AJGA Under Armour/Hunter Mahan Championship and T15 at the AJGA HP Championship at Carlton Woods ... in 2010, he T2 at the Sony Open Amateur qualifier ... went 3-0-0 in the Asia Pacific Junior Cup and was 3-0-0 in the Governor's Challenge Cup.

Chan lettered four seasons for coach Glenn Inouye ... 2012 Hawaii High School Athletic Association Hall of Honor inductee ... received the Iolani School Walter Goo Award for those students "who combine the qualities of outstanding athletic ability and fine academic records" ... graduated from Iolani School with a cumulative grade point average of 3.94 and a senior GPA of 4.27 ... received the Edward K. Hamada Award for inspiring team achievement through selflessness ... two-time First-Team All-ILH and Player of the Year ... placed third in the 2012 Hawaii State HS Boys Championship and led Iolani to a runner-up finish ... ranked No.1 in the state of Hawaii ... was awarded the 2011 Iolani HS Raider Award for unselfishly and sincerely promoting good sportsmanship and fair play ... led Iolani to a runner-up finish at the 2011 Hawaii State HS Boys Championship and won the individual title with scores of 66-67-133 (-11) ... placed second in the 2010 HSJGA Hali'imaile Pineapple TOC with scores of 68-73-141 (-3).

Born Lorens Min Wei Chan on May 22, 1994 in Honolulu, Hawai'i ... parents are Linda and Richard Chan ... has two older brothers, Darren and Branden ... chose UCLA because it has the "best combination of athletics and academics" ... lists his biggest athletic thrill as playing in the 2009 Sony Open and being paired with Ricky Barnes and Jason Dufner ... has also played practice rounds with Parker McLachlin (UCLA '02), Steve Stricker and Jerry Kelly ... admires tennis great Roger Federer ... enjoys swimming, tennis, music and movies in his spare time ... three relatives, Clark Huang (uncle), Katie Huang (aunt) and Wendy Huang (aunt), attended UCLA ... economics major.

Lorens Chan's Career Statistics
2012-2013 9 27 0 3 4 9 5 72.2 66
2013-2014 13 40 0 6 10 14 10 71.3 65
2014-2015 13 40 0 4 6 17 8 72.5 67
TOTALS 35 107 0 13 20 40 23 72.0 65
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