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Justin Kim
Justin  Kim

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Fullerton, Calif.

High School:
Sunny Hills High School

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 170

Birthdate:
09/08/1997

Experience:
HS


2017-18 Media Guide Bio (PDF)

UNLV: In his second year with the Rebels.

2016-17: Played in 13 tournaments, totalling 37 rounds ... Had a scoring average of 73.14, which ranked fourth on the team ... Recorded three top-20 finishes, two top-10s and a top-5 ... Won his first career tournament with a 13-under 203 total at the Jackrabbit Invitational ... His 54-hole total of 203 ties him for the 18th-lowest round in program history ... Had 12 rounds at par or better and five rounds in the 60s ... Earned Mountain West Men's Golfer of the Week honors on March 14 ... Won the SNGA Las Vegas City Amateur Championship ... Finished 8-under par over two rounds (11 birdies) to win the historic event ... Shot an opening-round 6-under 64 ... Tied for third at the U.S. Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifying at Crystalaire.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2016 graduate of Sunny Hills High School in Fullerton, Calif. ... Lettered four years on varsity ... The Lancers were two-time CIF Champions with Kim on the team ... He earned second team All-America honors ... Won the CIF title and finished second at the state championship in 2013 ... Had a scoring average of 71.7 when he committed to UNLV in Nov. 2015, which was one of the lowest in the nation ... In 2015, was the runner-up at the AJGA - PING Phoenix Junior at ASU Karsten Golf Course with rounds of 68, 70 and 67 ... Was also runner-up at the SCPGA-Toyota Tour Cup at Oak Valley with rounds of 69 and 67, then claimed victory at SCPGA-Toyota Tour Cup at Golf Club of Cali Fallbrook with rounds of 67 and 69 ... Finished seventh at the L.A. Junior Open at Hillcrest Country Club.

PERSONAL: Justin W. Kim was born Sept. 8, 1997, in Atlanta, Ga. ... Majoring in sociology ... The only child of Jessica Han and Tommy Kim ... Hobbies include basketball and watching Netflix.

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