Tom Kim

Tom Kim

Height: 6'0" (1.83 m)
Weight: ( kg)
Age: 21 (June 21, 2002)
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Residence: Dallas, Texas

Turned Professional: 2018
City plays from: Seoul, South Korea


Exempt Status


PGA TOURTournament winner (thru 2026)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (3):
2022 (1) Wyndham Championship. 2023 (2) Shriners Children's Open, Shriners Children's Open.
International Victories (7):
2019 Panasonic Open India. 2022 The Singapore International. 2019 Raya Pakistan Open. 2019 Ciputra Golfpreneur Tournament. 2019 PGM ADT Championship. 2020 KPGA Gunsan CC Open. 2021 SK Telecom Open.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

61 - 2022 Wyndham Championship (Round 4)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#2 : 2023 The American Express

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#11 : 2023 Hero World Challenge

Career Largest Paycheck:

$1,512,000 : 2023 Shriners Children's Open (Finished 1)

2022-23 Season Highlights


Won the Shriners Children's Open in his season debut, becoming the first player since Tiger Woods to win twice on the PGA TOUR before turning 21 years old.

PGA TOUR
Shriners Children's Open - Won the Shriners Children's Open in his season debut by three strokes over Patrick Cantlay and Matthew NeSmith, earning his second career PGA TOUR title. Became the first player since Tiger Woods in 1996 to win twice before turning 21 years old. Did not make a bogey (or worse) over 72 holes, becoming the first player to do so on TOUR since Joaquin Niemann at the 2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic and first en route to victory since J.T. Poston at the 2019 Wyndham Championship. Held a share of the lead entering the final round, his first career 54-hole lead/co-lead on TOUR. Sentry Tournament of Champions - Carded four scores in the 60s to finish T5 in his first appearance at the Sentry Tournament of Champions. U.S. Open - Finished T8 at the U.S. Open, his first career top-10 in a major championship. The Open Championship - Finished T2 at The Open Championship in his second career start at the event. Carded a final-round 67, tied for the lowest of any player in the field.

National Team Selections


Presidents Cup : 2022

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 0 - 0)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 50 174 3 1 1 12 24 41 9 $11,182,438
2024 6 22 2 5 1 68 $484,682
2023 27 90 2 1 9 15 22 5 20 $7,774,918
2022 11 42 1 1 3 6 10 1 35 $2,824,580
2021 5 18 1 4 1 $98,258
2020 1 2 1
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv WGC-Workday Championship at The Concession
2023 T51 T16 CUT T8 T2 T31
2022 CUT 23 T47
2020 CUT
FedExCup Playoffs
FedEx St. Jude Championship Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2023 T24 T10 T20
2022 T13 T54

Personal


  • Goes by "Tom," a nickname he had as a child after Thomas the Tank Engine in the TV series "Thomas & Friends."
  • Lived in various countries growing up including China, Thailand, Australia and the Philippines.
  • Is fluent in Tagalog, English and Korean.
  • Father, Chang-Ik Lee, is also a professional golfer. He played on what is now the Korn Ferry Tour before Tom was born and then became a teaching professional.
  • Won his first professional event in Malaysia in 2019 on the Asian Development Tour by a margin of six strokes.
  • With his maiden PGA TOUR title at the 2022 Wyndham Championship, became the first TOUR winner born after 2000.