Joohyung Kim is a South Korean professional golfer with an Official World Golf Ranking of No.19 which he reached on August 14, 2022. He has 10 professional wins and plays in the PGA Tour, Asian Tour, and Korean Tour.

Player Profile and Amateur Career

Kim Joo-hyung was born on June 21, 2002, in Seoul, South Korea. He stands 183 cm tall. His father Kim Chang-ik was a professional golfer who used to play before he focused on teaching. Kim and his family lived in Australia, Thailand, and the Philippines for certain periods.

Height / weight 1.83 m /
Born Jun 21, 2002
Nationality South Korea South Korea

In 2018, he entered and won the Philippine Amateur Open Championship. He also won the W Express RVF Cup Amateur Championship.

Professional Career

He turned pro in 2018, playing mostly on the Philippine Golf Tour. He also played in the Asian Development Tour in 2019. That year, he won the Panasonic Open India. In 2022, he won the Singapore International, making it to the playoffs and beating Rattanon Wannasrichan.

His first win on the PGA Tour was in 2022 when he won the Wyndham Championship. He beat American John Huh and South Korean Im Sung-Jae by 5 strokes.

Career Highlights

Number of Wins by Tour

  • PGA Tour - 1
  • Asian Tour - 2
  • Other - 7

Best Results in Major Championships

  • PGA Championship - CUT: 2020, 2022
  • U.S. Open - 23rd: 2022
  • The Open Championship - T47: 2022

Awards

  • Korean Tour Order of Merit winner -2021
  • Asian Tour Order of Merit winner -2020–21–22

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