UW Men's Golf Team star, CT Pan, has scored victories in both team and individual competition at the Asian Games. The golf events were being held at Dream Park Country Club in Incheon, South Korea. Pan, who recently represented UW at the British Open, is one of the best golfers in the NCAA and a first team All-American. He is currently ranked #60 in GolfWeek's Worldwide Amateur Rankings.
Full Press Release on Pan's accomplishment is below:
Pan Wins Double Gold At Asian GamesRelease: 09/28/2014
INCHEON, South Korea -- Husky senior Cheng-Tsung Pan finished off his victory in both the team and individual competitions at the Asian Games to win a pair of gold medals for Taiwan. Pan fired a final round of 1-under 71 to win by two, while also leading his country to the team win.
Pan finished with a 72-hole total of 17-under 271 to win by two shots over Nanhum Kim of Korea. He was under par all four days with rounds of 66, 69, 65 and 71. Sunday, Pan played a steady round that included three birdies and two bogeys to hang onto his lead and win by two.
The victory gave Pan in the individual gold medal at the Asian Games, an Olympic-like all-sport competition specific to the contintent of Asia. The individual gold pairs with the silver medal he won at the Asian Games as a 14-year old back in 2006.
In the team competition, Taiwan dominated play with three players in the top six overall. The team victory gave Pan his second gold medal of the competition.
Pan will now return to Seattle and join his Husky teammates whose season is already underway. Pan missed the Husky Invitational last week, an event he was the two-time defending champion. He will also miss the Itani Quality Homes Invitational hosted by Washington State at Palouse Ridge that begins Monday.