The level of scientific research that goes into advancing golf technology can be mind-boggling yet the true beauty of chemistry reveals itself the closer you get to it. From advanced polymers and resins used in golf ball coatings to the ingredients that help increase UV protection in the sunscreen golfers apply, Dow is dedicated to the science that goes into every swing.
Danny Lee, 28, is a professional golfer currently playing on the PGA TOUR. In 2008, Lee entered the world stage when, at age 18, he became the youngest player to win the U.S. Amateur at Pinehurst No. 2. He turned professional in 2009 and is now ranked #117 by the Official World Golf Rankings and #58 in FedExCup Rankings. In 2016, Lee was a member of the New Zealand Olympic Team and is a hopeful for the upcoming Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. His most notable professional wins include: the 2009 Johnnie Walker Classic, 2011 WNB Golf Classic and 2015 Greenbrier Classic on the PGA TOUR. Born in South Korea, Lee is a citizen of New Zealand, where he moved at a young age. He currently resides in Irving, Texas with his wife and new baby boy.
Professional golfer Sangmoon Bae, 32, currently plays on the PGA TOUR and is ranked #200 in the FedExCup Rankings and #357 in the Official World Golf Rankings. Since turning professional in 2004, Bae qualified for the 2012 Masters Tournament and went on to win 16 tournaments internationally, including the PGA TOUR’s 2013 HP Byron Nelson Championship and 2015 Frys.com Open, making him the fourth Korean-born player to ever win on the PGA TOUR. Following service as a rifleman in the South Korean army as part of a two-year military commitment, he returned to the PGA TOUR at the 2017 Safeway Open, site of his second PGA TOUR win. Bae is a South Korean native who currently resides in Las Vegas.
In 2005, Sean was named the PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year and the next year was the youngest player in the world’s top 50.
Pettersen’s captured more than 16 professional worldwide victories, two holes-in-one and has appeared on six Solheim Cup teams.
Corey’s storied 30-year career rivals some of golf’s most elite. His climb to the top culminated with his U.S. Open victory in 1995.
Since turning pro in 1990, veteran golfer Tom Gillis has played on the PGA TOUR, Nationwide Tour and European Tour.
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