- South Korea
- September,2 1986
- Seoul, Korea
- Birth Place:
- Kangwon Province, South Korea
- Turned Pro:
After sweeping all before him in the amateur ranks, Kim has blossomed into an exciting golfer. He won once on the Asian Tour in 2007 before achieving great success on the Japan Golf Tour, where he is now a 10-time winner following an amazing 2015 season in which he triumphed in four tournaments to claim the Money List title. Before turning pro, Kim capped his amateur career by winning the double at the Asian Games in Doha in 2006. He qualified for the International Team for the Presidents Cup in 2011, amassing a 2-0-2 record in Melbourne.
Asian Tour Victories: (2) 2007 GS Caltex Maekyung Open, Korea, 2015 Asia-Pacific Diamond Cup, Japan.
Other Wins: (12) 2007 SBS Tomatobank Open, 2006 Samsung Benest Open, Korea (am), 2006 Pocari Enerzen Open (am), 2010 Diamond Cup Golf, Japan, 2010 Japan Open2010 Mynavi ABC Championship, Japan, 2015 Thailand Open, 2011 Nagashima Shigeo Invitational Sega Sammy Cup, Japan, 2012 Fujisankei Classic, Japan, 2015 Musee Platinum Open, Japan, 2015 Fujisankei Classic, Japan, 2015 Mynavi ABC Championship, Japan.
Amateur Wins: 2006 Asian Games team and individual, 2006 Korean Amateur Championship, 2006 Japan Amateur Championship.