Kim Si-woo, also known as Si Woo Kim, is a South Korean professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. He won the 2017 Players Championship to become the youngest ever winner of the event at age 21.
Kim finished tied for 20th at the 2012 PGA Tour Qualifying School. He was only 17 years, 5 months, and 6 days old at the time, the youngest player to graduate from the PGA Tour’s qualifying school.
Due to PGA Tour rules, he could not become a PGA Tour member until he turned 18, midway through the 2013 season. In eight PGA Tour starts in 2013, Kim missed the cut in seven tournaments and withdrew from the eighth. He also played in seven Web.com Tour events in 2013, making four cuts.
His first win on the PGA Tour came at the 2016 Wyndham Championship. At 21, he was the season’s youngest winner. His second win on the PGA Tour came at the 2017 Players Championship, beating Ian Poulter and Louis Oosthuizen by three shots with a bogey-free 69 in his final round, becoming the second Korean to win the title after K. J. Choi in 2011.
Ranked 73rd in the world prior to the Players Championship, Kim was the second-lowest ranked player to win the tournament, with 2002 winner Craig Perks ranked outside 200th before his win. Kim moved up to 28th in the world after the win.
In January 2021, Kim won The American Express in La Quinta, California. Kim shot a final round 8-under 64 to win by one stroke over Patrick Cantlay and claim his third PGA Tour title. In August later that year, Kim tied for the lead with five other players after 72 holes at the Wyndham Championship. Kevin Kisner took the title in the playoffs.
What is Kim Si-woo’s Highest Ranking?
Kim Si-woo’s highest ranking is 28, since 14 May 2017.