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Si Woo Kim: A Brief Biography

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Si Woo Kim’s Early Life and Background

South Korean professional golfer Kim Si-woo, better known as Si Woo Kim, was born in Seoul, South Korea, on June 28, 1995. Being a well-known golf coach, Si Woo’s father, Kim Doo-young, is the one who introduced Si Woo Kim to the golf world from a very young age. However, there is not any information about Si Woo Kim's mother. Woo attended a private research university named Yonsei University. Early on, his father, Kim Doo-young has, played a key role in his golf journey and helped him shape his success in the world of professional golf.


Si Woo Kim’s Amateur Golf Career

Having an impressive amateur career in golf, Si Woo Kim has won several incredible victories:

  1. Represented South Korea in the 2012 Eisenhower Trophy, organized by the Intentional Golf Federation, a biennial world amateur team golf championship for men.

  2. He was the youngest player to graduate from PGA Tour's qualifying school, which caused him to start his career as a professional golfer on the PGA Tour.

Si Woo Kim’s Professional Career

In 2012, Si Woo Kim became professional when he was just 17 years old and started playing on the PGA Tour. During his successful professional career, he won five professional tournaments, including 4 PGA Tour and 1 Korn Ferry Tour. He also participated in each of the four major championships and performed well with his best finishes. Besides PGA Tour, he has also played in the European Tour and Web.com Tour. In the year 2017, Si Woo Kim peaked and occupied the 28th position in the Official World Golf Ranking.


Si Woo Kim’s Playing Style

Si Woo Kim's playing style includes powerful drives, smooth and rhythmic swings with balance and accuracy. Good touch with greenside and a unique putting style with focus and speed control.


Si Woo Kim’s Golf Journey

From a very young age, Si Woo Kim started playing golf with his father, who is a well-known golf coach. Early on, Si Woo Kim also represented South Korea in the 2012 Eisenhower Trophy, organized by the International Golf Federation. Besides this, Si Woo also earned the title of youngest player to graduate from the PGA Tour's qualifying school, which caused him to start his career as a professional golfer on the PGA Tour. He turned professional in the year 2012. But then he was only a 17-year-old teenager and waited to become a PGA Tour member until he turned eighteen. In the year 2013, he also competed in seven tournaments at Web.com Tour and made four cuts. He secured his victory at Stonebrae Classic in 2015, which was his first Web.com Tour victory and finished 10th in the money list of Web.com Tour. Later, Si Woo Kim secured his impressive victory in four PGA Tour events. His first victory came at the Wyndham Championship in 2016, the second one came in 2017 at the Players Championship and after this glorious victory he moved to 28th place in the Official World Golf Ranking. In the year 2021, Si Woo Kim achieved his third PGA Tour victory at The American Express. In 2022, he represented the International team for the Presidents Cup and there he won a total of three matches but lost one. Si Woo Kim's last victory on the PGA Tour came in 2023 at the Sony Open in Hawaii.


Si Woo Kim’s Achievements

Throughout his whole career in golf, Si Woo Kim has gained several remarkable accomplishments. Here are some of Kim’s notable achievements given below:

1. Being the youngest golfer to win the Players Championship in 2017.

2. A total of four PGA Tour wins, including The Wyndham Championship (2016), The American Express (2017), The Sony Open in Hawaii (2023) and The Players Championship (2017).

3. Representing South Korea in the 2012 Eisenhower Trophy, organized by the Intentional Golf Federation, which is a biennial world amateur team golf championship for men

4. Representing the International team in the Presidents Cup (2022).

5. Winning at the Stonebrae Classic (2015).


Si Woo Kim’s Major Championships

Sl. No.TournamentYear
1.U.S. Open2017(T13)
2.Masters Tournaments2021(T12)
3.PGA Championship2020(T13)
4.The Open Championship2022(T15)


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Si Woo Kim’s Awards & Honors

AWARDSYEARS
King Award for Young Artists2012


Si Woo Kim’s Golf Records

1. Youngest golfer to win the Players Championship (2017).

2. Finishing 13th in the 2020 PGA Championship.

3. Top 25 finishes in multiple gold tournaments.

4. Selected for the International team to win the President Cup (2022).

5. 28th position in the Official World Golf Ranking as of May 14, 2017.


Si Woo Kim’s International Wins

During his journey, Si Woo Kim has achieved remarkable success in several international golf tournaments.


TournamentsYears
Wyndham Championship 2016
The Players Championship2017
The American Express 2021
Sony Open in Hawaii2023


Si Woo Kim’s Net Worth

Si Woo Kim's estimated net worth as of 2023 is around $10-$16 million, which includes his salary and prize money as the primary source of earnings. Apart from this, various endorsement deals have also contributed to his wealth.


Si Woo Kim’s Ventures

Si Woo Kim earns millions of dollars through the sponsorship or endorsement deals with various reputed companies. He has also made real estate investments. But any further details about these deals are not publicly disclosed.

Si Woo Kim’s Assets

Currently, Si Woo Kim resides in Dallas, Texas, in the United States of America with his loved ones. Besides this, he owns an apartment and has made real estate investments also. There is not any detailed information provided about the automobiles that he owns, on the internet.

Si Woo Kim’s Family

Si Woo Kim's family includes his father, Kim Doo-young, his mother (her name is not revealed) and his wife, Ji Hyon Oh.


Si Woo Kim’s Wife

Ji Hyun Oh is married to Si Woo Kim, a professional golfer who currently plays on the KLPGA Tour. They met each other in 2015 and started dating since then. The couple got married on December 18, 2022 and shared their marriage pictures on social media platforms.


Si Woo Kim’s Children

Si Woo Kim does not have any children.

FAQs

A. Si Woo Kim's real name is Kim-Si-woo. 

A. Si Woo Kim secured his victory five times on the PGA Tour, including the Players Championship in 2017.

A. Si Woo Kim turned into a professional golfer at the age of 17.

A. As of 2023, Si Woo Kim is 28 years old. 

A. Si Woo Kim's height is 1.8m.

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