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Carson Kim

Carson Kim - Men's Golf - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Experience 1 VL
Height 6-0
Weight 150
Hometown Yorba Linda, Calif.
High School Sunny Hills HS
Last School Sunny Hills HS
Major Business Administration
Year Freshman
Carson Kim - Men's Golf - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

General:  Competed in all but one event as a freshman and was a solid contributor in the lineup … Ranked among the top 10 junior golfers in America, named a Rolex All-American and a Rolex Scholastic All-American in 2022 … Committed to Georgia Tech in July of 2023 after originally signing with Southern California … Released from his letter of intent after a coaching change … Became a regular member of Tech’s starting five during the spring of his freshman year … Enrolled in business administration

2023-24: Tournament Results

Competed in 12 of Tech’s 13 events, missing only the Calusa Cup due to an injury … Played 4th or 5th in the Tech lineup, and once as an individual … Finished 33rd or better in Tech’s last three regular-season events, best being a tie for 22nd at the Linger Longer Invitational (214, -2) … Tied for 33rd at the RE Lamkin Invitational and The Goodwin … Finished 53rd at the ACC Championship, 63rd at the NCAA Chapel Hill Regional, 67th at the NCAA Championship, where he also went 1-1 in match play … Tied for 30th in the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate in the fall and 13th in stroke play at the East Lake Cup, where he also went 1-0-1 in match play … Scoring average of 73.41 across 34 stroke play rounds

Junior Golf:  Ranked No. 3 nationally in the Junior Golf Scoreboard, No. 6 in the Golfweek Boys rankings and No. 9 in the AJGA rankings after finishing 11th at the 2023 Junior Invitational at Sage Valley and 21st at the AJGA Simplify Boys Championship at Carlton Woods, as well as 17th at the California Amateur Championship … Advanced to match play at the U.S. Junior Amateur in Charleston, S.C., tying for 14th place in stroke play, and reached the round of 32 … Defeated Chris Pollak, 5&3, in the opening round before falling 5&4 to Torger Ohe … Represented the U.S. in the 2022 Junior President’s Cup and won all three of his matches, including a 5&3 singles win, the second largest victory of the competition for the U.S. side … Earned the spot thanks to a fourth-place finish at The Junior PLAYERS Championship … Also played for the West team in the 2022 Wyndham Cup … 2022 AJGA results were highlighted by a third-place finish at the Sergio and Angela Garcia Foundation Junior Championship, as well as a trio of fourth-place finishes (Junior PLAYERS and the Jack Burke, Jr., Invitational) … Tied for fifth at the PING Invitational) and seventh at the season-ending Rolex Tournament of Champions

High School:  Captured All-Freeway League first-team notice and co-MVP team honors at Sunny Hills High School … Earned the AJGA Billy Dettlaff Sportsmanship Award and was active in the AJGA Leadership Links as the top fundraiser for the Veteran’s Golf Association … Compiled a 4.67 GPA with an academic resume that featured Rotary Top 100, AP Scholar with Distinction honors, the Servite President’s Scholarship Award and inclusion in the California Scholarship Federation

Coach Heppler on Kim: We are really excited about adding a tremendous student-athlete to our program.  Carson has had the commitment and passion to excel in all aspects of his life. Not only is he one of the nation’s highest ranked junior players, but has as a student excelled academically at a level that would have allowed him entrance into the very best universities. He is going to make a great contribution to our program as a player, a student and a teammate.

Career Statistics

Low Tour
LowPar/-Finish Top
SeasonRoundsStrokes54-holesRoundRoundsEvents 1 510W-LW-L%Average
2023-24342496213671312497-576 .46373.41
Totals342496213671312497-576 .46373.41
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