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Hyo-Joo Kim (KOR)

  • Hyo-Joo Kim

Hyo-Joo is the rising professional golfer of Korea who became the youngest ever champion in the JLPGA Tour history at the tender age of 16 years and 332 days, winning the 2012 Suntory Ladies Open while she was still an amateur.

The Korean youngster already has a brilliant career. She claimed the 2011 Junior World Golf Championships title in the girls 15-17 division. After that, she won a sensational victory at the 2012 season-opening tournament of the Korean Tour, Lotte Mart Ladies Open as a amateur golfer, overwhelming tough professionals including the 2011 KLPGA Money Leader Ha-Neul Kim.

Equipment

Career Highlights
2016

Hyundai China Ladies Open Winner

2016

US LPGA Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic Winner

2015

US LPGA JTBC Founders Cup Winner

2014

Korean LPGA Hyundai China Ladies Open Winner

2014

Korean LPGA KB Finance Star Championship Winner

2014

Korean LPGA HITEJINRO Championship Winner

2014

LPGA The Evian Championship Winner

2014

Korean LPGA Hanwha Finance Classic Winner

2014

Korean LPGA Kumho Tire Women's Open Winner

2014

Korean LPGA Kia Motors Korea Women's Open Championship Winner

2013

Korean LPGA Money List 4th

2013

KLPGA Rookie of the Year and Stroke Average Award Winner

2012

KLPGA Hyundai China Ladies Open Winner

2012

LET-LPGA Evian Masters T4th

2012

LPGA Suntory Ladies Open Winner

2012

KLPGA Lotte Mart Ladies Open Winner

2011

Junior World Golf Championships, Girls 15-17 Division Winner