The Waves are looking to build on last season's NCAA Regional appearance and #41 ranking.
The Pepperdine men's golf team's season came to an end with an 11th-place result.
The third and final round is on Saturday in Bremerton.
With one round complete, the men's golf team is tied for eighth place.
The Waves won their first league championship since 2010 and are headed to the NCAA Regionals.
Jeff Golden's photos of the Waves in action at North Ranch Country Club.
Photos by Jeff Golden, Kyle Terada/WCC and Roger Horne of the Waves' WCC title at Saticoy Country Club.
Jeff Golden's photos of the Waves hosting the Jones Invitational at Valencia Country Club.
Photos of the Waves in action during the first day of tournament at Wood Ranch Golf Club in Simi Valley.
Jeff Golden photos of the Waves in action at the Southwestern Intercollegiate at North Ranch Country Club.
CAREER: In his four seasons, averaged 75.82 strokes in 61 rounds (21 tournaments).
PEPPERDINE 2016-17: Competed as an individual at three tournaments as a senior ... Averaged 77.00 strokes in nine rounds ... Best finish was 25th at the Gopher "Individual" tournament (78-76-77=231) ... Best round was a 1-over 73 at the Bill Cullum Invitational.
PEPPERDINE 2015-16: Did not see any action as a junior.
PEPPERDINE 2014-15: Played at 12 of 14 tournaments as a sophomore ... Averaged 75.53 strokes in 36 rounds ... Best finish was a tie for 18th at the San Diego Classic (72-74-72=218) ... Best score relative to par was an even-par 216 at the Bill Cullum Invitational (70-72-74, T-21st) ... Best rounds were a 2-under 69 in the third round of the Alister MacKenzie Invitational and a 2-under 70 in the first round of the Bill Cullum Invitational ... Tied for 26th at the WCC Championships (82-75-79=236) ... On his very first shot at the WCC Championships, had a hole-in-one on the 144-yard 10th hole ... Was 75th at the NCAA Bremerton Regional (83-81-83=247).
PEPPERDINE 2013-14: Saw action at six tournaments as a freshman ... Best finish was 22nd at a tournament for individuals at the Husky Invitational (72-73-76=221) ... Was in the lineup twice in the spring.
JUNIOR/AMATEUR GOLF: Played in the 2012 U.S. Junior Amateur ... Had a pair of fifth-place AJGA finishes (2012 Genesis Junior at Sycuan Resort and 2011 at Centennial Golf Club) ... Won four times on the Toyota Tour Cup (2012 and 2010 at Rancho San Marcos, 2011 at Warner Springs, 2011 at Oak Valley) ... Ranked as high as #64 in the Junior Golf Scoreboard rankings.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from South Torrance (Calif.) High School in 2013 ... Played four years of varsity golf ... The Bay League Player of the Year as a senior and sophomore ... Won Bay League titles as a sophomore and junior ... Set school records for the lowest season average (35.7 in 2013) and lowest nine-hole score (-5 31 in 2013) ... School won Bay League titles in 2010, 2011 and 2013 ... Was on the honor roll all four years.
PERSONAL: Born in Los Angeles, Calif. ... Son of Sang Soo Kang and Kwang Soo Kang ... His father played baseball at Yonsei University in Korea ... Has one brother, Doo ... Majoring in organizational communications ... Chose Pepperdine because "it is a great school where I can further my education with a quality degree and compete at a high level in athletics to prepare me for my future aspirations of becoming a professional golfer."
FAVORITES: Enjoys being outdoors, going to the beach, hiking and biking ... Favorites include Tiger Woods (pro golfer), Chambers Bay (golf course), Relentless (book), 22 Jump Street (movie), Modern Family (TV show), YG (musical artist), his mother's cooking (food) and basketball (sport other than golf) ... Favorite thing about golf is "the never-ending process of improving and seeing your hard work turn into results."