Hyo Joo Kim Biography – Hyo Joo Kim Wiki
Hyo Joo Kim, also known as Kim Hyo-Joo, is a South Korean professional golfer who competes on the U.S based LPGA Tour and the LPGA of Korea Tour. She registered with her first golf club at the age of seven years old on her way to register for a taekwondo academy. As an amateur, Kim led her native country Korea to a victory at the Queen Sirikit Cup, in 2010. In July 2010, Kim won the R&A Junior Open Girls golf title in Fife, Scotland, by three shots. In 2011, at the Junior Orange Bowl in Florida, United States Kim earned the title after making a birdie on the last hole. Kim attended the Korea University in Seoul, South Korea.
Kim turned professional in 2012 and made her first major appearance at The 2014 Evian Championship. On 14 September 2014, she won the 2014 Evian Championship as a non-member and set the record for the lowest 18-hole score at a major with a 61 in the first round. She accepted the LPGA Tour membership in 2015. In 2015, Kim played 25 events on the LPGA Tour and made 22 cuts she also finished second in the Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year race.
In 2018, the South Korean golfer played 22 events on the LPGA Tour and made 18 cuts, she finished runner-up to Thai Ariya Jutanugarn in a four-hole playoff at the U.S. Women’s Open
She has won four times on the LPGA Tour including The 2014 Evian Championship(major), the JTBC Founders Cup on 22 March 2015, the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic on 31 January 2016, and the HSBC Women’s World Championship on 2 May 2021. Kim has won 12 times on the LPGA of Korea Tour she has also won once on the Ladies European Tour (LET) and 1 time on the LPGA of Japan Tour.
Hyo Joo Kim Age
She was born on July 14, 1995, in South Korea.
Hyo Joo Kim Parents
She is the daughter of Choi Sung-hwi and Kim Chang-ho.
Hyo Joo Kim Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m) tall.
Hyo Joo Kim Net Worth
Hyo Joo Kim’s net worth is estimated to be $3 million.
Hyo Joo Kim Career Earnings
Golfer Kim Hyo-Joo has earned $5,256,833 in career earnings. Her year-to-date [March 2022] earnings are $187,431.
Hyo Joo Kim WITB
What’s in Hyo Joo Kim’s bag? At the 2021 HSBC Women’s World Championship, Kim playing a Pro V1x golf ball rallied from five shots back after 54 holes to win by one shot after posting a final round 8-under 64.
See what was in her bag when she won the 2016 Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic at the Ocean Club Golf Course. Driver: YONEX (1; 9.0 (TITA)) – EZONE XPG. Woods: YONEX (3; 15.0 (M)) – EZONE XPG, YONEX (5; 18.0 (M)) – EZONE XPG, YONEX (HYB; 22.0 (M)) – EZONE XPG. Irons: YONEX (5-9) – N1-CB, SRIXON (4^). Wedges: YONEX (PW), EDEL (AW; 52), EDEL (SW; 57). Putter: ODYSSEY – MILLED COLLECTION SX 4M. Ball: SRIXON – Z STAR ARROW.
Hyo Joo Kim won the 2015 JTBC Founders Cup at Wildfire Golf Club in Phoenix, Arizona. See what tools she had in her bag to help her achieve success. Driver: YONEX (1; 9.0 (TITA)). Woods: YONEX (3; 14.0 (M)). YONEX (5; 18.0 (M)), YONEX (HYB; 22.0 (M)). Irons: YONEX (5-9), SRIXON (4^). Wedges: YONEX (PW), YONEX (AW; 52), YONEX (LW; 58). Putter: ODYSSEY. Ball: SRIXON.
Information about what’s in Kim’s bag in 2022 is currently unavailable. It will be updated as soon as it becomes available. Hyo Joo Kim WITB 2022: Golf Ball: . Driver: . Fairway Metals: . Utility Irons: . Irons: . Wedges: .
Hyo Joo Kim Instagram
Kim Hyo-Joo’s Instagram handle is @hyojookim.