After an impressive amateur career, Yuan “Carl” Yechun turned professional earlier this year. He won the Qingdao Championship (PGA Tour China Series) by one shot over Englishmen Callum Tarren after finishing his final round with two birdies. Yuan also managed four other top 10’s this year to finish 24th on the Order of Merit. He made his first cut on the European Tour as an amateur in 2015 at the Shenzhen International. Yuan will be making his WGC-HSBC Champions debut.