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Columbia Men's Golf BIO
Sunny Yan
Player Profile:
Sunny Yan 2257841
Year: Junior
Hometown: Monterey, Calif.
High School: Stevenson
Major: Political Science
Experience: 2 Letters

2016-17

Concluded his sophomore season with a 76.91 stroke average (846 strokes in 11 rounds) ... Season-low round was a 71 in the first round of the Grand Canyon Invitational ... Placed 47th at the Cornell Invitational (Sept 17-18) with a 79-80-73-232 (+19) ... Placed 67th with a 71-74-79-224 (+11) at the Grand Canyon Invitational (March 17-18) ... Competed in four invitationals.

2015-16

As a first-year, finished with a 75.30 stroke average after competing in 23 of the team’s 26 rounds … best finish came with a tie for 19th at The Doc Gimmler after carding a 74-69-70—213 (+3) … 69 in the second round also marked the season-low score for the rookie … finished tied for 24th at the Ivy League Championship after carding a 77-81-78—236 (+20).

HIGH SCHOOL

A four-year letter winner on the golf team at Stevenson High School close to his hometown of Monterey, California ... Yan has been a part of the conference and Central Coast Sectional team for the past three seasons with the Pirates ... Team won the 2013 CIF State Championship ... On the amateur circuit Yan has several strong regional and national finishes including a T-5 at the AJGA Ruby Hill (71-69-76-216) in 2013, a (71-72-143) in the 2014 US Amateur Qualifier missing only by one and a T-6 (80-72-72-224), in the 2014 NCGA Amateur Stroke Play Championship ... Finished T-5 in the AJGA in Philadelphia (74-73-72-219) ... Ranked #134 in the Class of 2015 by Golfweek.

PERSONAL

Born in Singapore ... The son of Sheila Sun and Peter Yan ... Enrolled at Columbia College ... Majors in Political Science.

YEAR-BY-YEAR STATISTICS

 Season

No.
Tour

No. 
Rds.
Avg. 
Score

Vs.
Par

Natl.
Rating

Low
Round
In
60s
Par or
Better
Fin.
Pct.
Wins Best
Finish
 2015-16  8  23.0   75.30   4.04  1055 69 1 2  43.2%  0 19th
 2016-17 4 11.0 76.91 5.73 -- 71 0 1 32.0% 0 47th
 Career 12 34.0 75.82 4.59 -- 69 1 3 38.6% 0 19th
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