Gene Wang

Washington, D.C.

Sports reporter covering local and national college football and basketball

Education: Georgetown University, BA in philosophy

Gene Wang has been with The Washington Post sports department since 1990 and has been involved in coverage of many local and national beats, including the Redskins, Capitals, Nationals, Wizards, Navy football, Georgetown and George Washington University men's basketball, and Maryland women's basketball, as well as fantasy football, boxing, golf and auto racing. His fantasy football team went 15-0 in 2005.
Latest from Gene Wang

Team USA gets peek at 2024 Solheim Cup host Robert Trent Jones Golf Club

The Americans have lost two straight times to Europe, which will host the 2023 Solheim Cup in Spain.

June 27, 2022

In Gee Chun wins Women’s PGA title after Lexi Thompson falters late

In the final round at Congressional, Chun regained the lead for good at No. 17 and claimed the third major title of her career.

June 26, 2022

Lexi Thompson surges as leader In Gee Chun fades at Women’s PGA

American Lexi Thompson and two others are three back of In Gee Chun, who had a bogey and a double bogey on back-to-back holes late to doom her third round.

June 25, 2022

Abilene Christian bounces No. 3 seed Texas to put the first round of March Madness in the books

The Wildcats earned their first NCAA men's tournament victory with a pair of late free throws to upset the third-seeded Longhorns and cap a first round that saw its first team — VCU — forced to forfeit its matchup with Oregon on Saturday because of coronavirus issues in the Rams' program.

June 24, 2022

Lexi Thompson goes low, but In Gee Chun still in command at Women’s PGA

Thompson, the No. 6, shoots 5-under 67 for low round of day. Lydia Ko and American Jennifer Kupcho are tied for second.

June 24, 2022

In Gee Chun cards nine birdies in record round to lead Women’s PGA

Two-time major champion from South Korea doesn't hit it long, but her 8-under 64 distances her from the field at Congressional Country Club.

June 23, 2022

As Americans take aim at Women’s PGA, players embrace a game going global

Three Americans are ranked among world's top 10 heading into Women's PGA Championship at Congressional, but international representation remains extensive.

June 22, 2022

Lexi Thompson tucks grief away, remains fan favorite at Women’s PGA

Thompson, the world's No. 6 player and a fan favorite, is seeking her first Women's PGA Championship weeks after her beloved grandmother's passing.

June 21, 2022

Australia’s Minjee Lee cruises to her first U.S. Women’s Open title

The world's fourth-ranked golfer birdied her first two holes at Pine Needles on Sunday and finished four shots ahead of American Mina Harigae.

June 5, 2022

After surgery and covid to start year, Nelly Korda rediscovers her form

The American ranked No. 2 in the world is playing in her first major this season after missing the Chevron Championship recovering from surgery for a blood clot.

June 4, 2022