Tom Kim Wiki: Meet The South Korean Golfer

Tom Kim is a South Korean professional golfer who competes on the PGA tour. He ranks world no. 15 in the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR).


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Likewise, he has a career-best ranking of world no. 13, achieved on 22 January 2023. He turned professional in the year 2018.

Kim has won twice on the PGA Tour; the Wyndham Championship and the Shriners Children’s Open (both in 2022). Moreover, he has won two times on the Asian Tour, and the Korean Tour.

Before turning professional he had a remarkable junior career. As a junior, he won the Philippine Amateur Open Championship and the W Express RVF Cup Amateur Championship in 2018.

Tom earned his PGA Tour card for the 2022–23 season after finishing 7th at the Rocket Mortgage Classic in July 2022.  He has already competed in the four PGA Tours this year.

Learn about golfer Tom Kim’s parents, family life, girlfriend, wiki, college, and personal life details here.

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Who Are Tom Kim’s Parents?

Tom was born to South Korean parents Kim Chang-ik and Kwanjoo Kim on 21 June 2002 in Seoul, South Korea. His real name is Kim Joo-hyung. 

The 6-foot comes from a golf family background. His father Chang-Ik was a professional golfer who played on the Tour and is now a golf coach. He has an older brother named Jaewook Kim.

Just after his birth, his family moved to China for a few years and later went to Australia. Moreover, he spent some years with his family in the Philippines. Again, he moved with his family to Thailand where he played professionally until the age of 16.

Tom Kim Girlfriend: Is He Dating Anyone?

Apparently, Kim does not have a girlfriend now. He has kept his love life away from attention.

The 20-year-old has not mentioned his girlfriend in interviews or on his social media accounts. He has over 107k Instagram followers and about 700 followers on his Twitter.


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Tom did not have a girlfriend in past. He is now enjoying his singlehood and focused on his golf career.

Tom Kim Wiki, Age & Education

Kim was homeschooled in the Philippines. He did not graduate from high school to pursue a professional career in golf.

The golfer is fluent in Tagalog, English, and Korean languages. He speaks Korean to his parents and English to his brother.

Tom has a different story about calling his name Tom. He got the name Thomas from anthropomorphized fictional tank locomotive Thomas the Tank Engine when he was young. Later, people started calling him Tom.