2017 Tournament Participant Profile

Charles Kim Arkansas


AS A FRESHMAN (2015-16)
Finished his freshman year with a 73.5 stroke average over 27 rounds … Earned PING All-America honorable mention honors from the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) … Carded 17 counting scores over nine events … Tallied 77 birdies and shot under-par five times … Made his collegiate debut at the Sea Best Invitational with rounds of 72-72-73/217 to finish T-23rd … Recorded one top-10 finish with a ninth place showing at the SEC Championship … Shot a season-low 68 on the second day of the NCAA Championships.

Completed his prep career at Cedar Park High School as the No. 24 player on the Junior Golf Scoreboard … Ranked No. 28 by GolfWeek following his senior year … Was the No. 18 signee for 2015 according to Brentley Romine of GolfWeek … Won the 2013 Bluebonnet Championship in Brownwood, Texas, as part of the Legends Junior Tour … He was even-par in the two-day event and won a four-way playoff on the first extra hole … Won the George Hannon Junior Invitational in Austin with a two-day total of six-under, as one of only three players under par … Attended the University of Texas for the fall 2015 semester, before transferring to Arkansas.