UCLA Men's Golf BIO
Jay Hwang
Player Profile:
Jay Hwang 1263829
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 160
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Torrey Pines
Summer 2012 -- Played in the U.S. Amateur, but missed the 36-hole cut.

2011-12 -- Recorded a scoring average of 73.1 in 25 rounds with two Top 10s and three Top 20 results ... Matched his season-best of 68 three times ... Posted two rounds of 69 (-3) at the Pac-12 Championship, where he finished T30 ... Best result was a runner-up finish at the Snowman Getaway, where he posted score of 209 (-7) ... Also T2 at the U.S. Intercollegiate with a score of 209 (-1) ... Qualified for the Farmer's Open (Torrey Pines) in January of 2012 ... Posted a 36-hole score of one-under par at the Farmer's, but missed the cut ... Earned a spot on the Fall DHR.

Junior Golf -- 2010 AJGA All-America Honorable Mention ... Finished 14th at the Rolex Tournament of Champions with scores of 77-74-75-75--301 (+13) ... Tied for 23rd at the Footjoy Invitational with scores of 73-70-7172--286 (+6) ... Advanced to the first round of match play at the U.S. Amateur Publinks after tying for 34th place in stroke play with scores of 74-71 -- 145 (+3) ... Lost in the first round 4 & 3 to Kevin Phelan of St. Augustine, FL ... Member of the 2010 Canon Cup Team, where he won four straight holes to beat Nicholas Reach, 7 & 6 ... In all, he recorded six Top 20 results in eight starts, including a T5 at Jr. PGA Championship (70-70-72--212) ... Advanced to the finals of the 2009 U.S. Jr. Amateur before falling 4 & 3 to Jordan Spieth ... Posted rounds of 73-75 -- 148 in stroke play at Trump National in Bedminster, NJ.

High School -- Lettered three years for coach Chris Drake at Torrey Pines HS ... Awarded team MVP honors each of his three seasons ... Tied for first at the 2011 SJGA Finals at Morgan Run with scores of 69-72--141 ... Helped lead Torrey Pines to the team title ... In his senior year, the Falcons won every dual match, and the league and state titles.

Personal -- Has one sister ... Both parents are of Chinese descent ... Chose UCLA for its "awesome golf team and academics" ... Lists his athletic thrill as making the final at the 2009 U.S. Junior Amateur ... Born in Monterey Park ... Undeclared major with interests in business/economics.

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