Kim Sei-young

Kim Sei-young is a South Korean professional golfer. She is a regular participant in the LPGA Tour and the LPGA of Korea Tour. In this article, you can find detail on Kim’s net worth, salary, age, height, husband, and all recent news.

About Kim Sei-young:

Kim joined the LPGA of Korea Tour in 2011. She very rarely participated for the first two seasons. Her best finish then was 6th place. But 2013 was a breakout season for her. She won her first event in the Lotte Mart Women’s Open. The same year she won two more events. Her first KLPGA win that year was in MetLife-Hankyung KLPGA Championship. Following year, she again came victorious in two Korean events.

Kim shifted to LPGA international career in 2015. In her debut year, she earned her first LPGA title in Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic. That year she won two more events on LPGA Tour. Till then, she bagged 9 more events under LPGA Tour run. Kim earned her first major in the 2020 Women’s PGA Championship. Same year. she was also named LPGA Player of the year. At present, she has an LPGA Tour playoff record of 4-1. Most recently she lost the Pelican Women’s Championship against Nelly Korda.

Kim’s career’s most successful years were 2015 and 2019. Participating in over 22 events, she led 3 and came 2nd in 1 event in both years. She also placed top-10 in 10 events in those years. Kim also represented South Korea in the 2016 and 2020 Olympics. Recently, she participated in the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship 2022 and placed T5, which is her best placement of the 2022 season. She is currently ranked 12th in LPGA worldwide ranking.

Kim Sei-young’s Net Worth and Salary:

Kim Sei-young’s net worth is $4 million in 2023. The young golfer already received $11.8 million from her short career. In 2019, she won the biggest winner’s check in the history of women’s golf. During the 2019 LPGA Tour, she earned $1.5 million. From the 2020-21 season, she earned nearly $1 million from tournament participation.

Kim’s biggest prize money of 2022 came from the US Women’s Open. Coming 14th, she earned $187k from the event. Most recently, the female golfer participated in the AIG Women’s Open. Coming 18th, she bagged $90 million as prize money. She earned a total of $807,943 in the 2021-22 season already.

Quick Facts:

Full Name Sei-young Kim
Birthdate 21 January 1993
Height 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Weight 68 kg
Swing Right
Age 29
Birthplace Seoul, South Korea
Residence Dallas, Texas, USA
Religion N/A
Nationality South Korean
Career Earning $11,807,270
Marital Status Single
Father name Kim Jeong-il
Mother name Jeon Kyeong-soon
Annual Income $300,000
Twitter Handle @SY_KIM_lpga
Instagram Handle @seiyoungkim_lpga

Kim’s Husband:

At present Kim Sei-young is unmarried. She is completely dedicated to her profession. Other than that, she hasn’t revealed anything about her relationship status. Most of her private life is still undisclosed.

Her Age:

Kim Sei-young was born on January 21, 1993, in Seoul, South Korea. At the beginning of 2022, she turned 29 years old.

Her Height and Weight:

The Korean golfer has a height of 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m) and weighs 68 kg.

Kim’s Endorsements:

Kim also signed a few international sponsorship deals, thanks to both her beauty and successful career. She is affiliated with Titleist, and TaylorMade Golf. The young golfer has been affiliated with the Korean beautification product brand, Mediheal Beauty Science for a long period.

Kim Sei-young’s stats:

LPGA Tour Wins

Date Tournament Winning score To par Victory Margin
8 Feb 2015 Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic 70-68-72-68=278 −14 Playoff
18 Apr 15 LPGA Lotte Championship 67-67-70-73=277 −11 Playoff
1 Nov 15 Blue Bay LPGA 70-72-74-70=286 −2 1 stroke
20 Mar 2016 JTBC Founders Cup 63-66-70-62=261 −27 5 strokes
19 Jun 16 Meijer LPGA Classic 65-69-65-68=267 −17 Playoff
7 May 2017 Citibanamex Lorena Ochoa Match Play 1 up
8 Jul 2018 Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic 63-65-64-65=257 −31 9 strokes
5 May 2019 LPGA Mediheal Championship 72-66-68-75=281 −7 Playoff
14 Jul 19 Marathon Classic 67-64-66-65=262 −22 2 strokes
24 Nov 19 CME Group Tour Championship 65-67-68-70=270 −18 1 stroke
11 Oct 2020 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship 71-65-67-63=266 −14 5 strokes
22 Nov 20 Pelican Women’s Championship 67-65-64-70=266 −14 3 strokes

LPGA of Korea Tour Wins

Date Tournament Winning score To par Victory Margin
14 Apr 2013 Lotte Mart Women’s Open 78-70-71-68=287 −1 2 strokes
8-Sep-13 Hanwha Finance Classic 71-72-72-68=283 −5 Playoff
15-Sep-13 MetLife-Hankyung KLPGA Championship 69-69-71-70=279 −9 1 stroke
18 May 2014 Woori Investment & Securities Ladies Championship 64-73-69=206 -10 Playoff
24-Aug-14 MBN Ladies Open with ONOFF 65-71-67=203 −13 2 strokes

Best of LPGA Major Championships

Event Best Result Year
Chevron Championship T3 2021
Women’s PGA C’ship Won 2020
U.S. Women’s Open T8 2017
Women’s British Open T4 2018
Evian Championship T2 2018

Achievements & Awards

Award Year
LPGA Tour Player of the Year 2020
Race to the CME Globe 2019
LPGA Tour Rookie of the Year 2015

LPGA Stats: 2022 season

Category Stat Placement
Official Money List $807,943 21
Average Driving Distance 264.53 31
Driving Accuracy 65.34% 135
Greens in Regulation 71.81% 29
Putts per GIR 1.81 58
Putting Average 30.2 74
Sand Saves 59.57% 8
Scoring Average 70.8 26
Rounds Under Par 24 18
Birdies 148 60
Eagles 5 25
Rounds in the ‘60s 14 25
Sub-Par Holes 153 59
Holes in One 0

Sei Young Kim Highlights – KPMG Women’s PGA Championship

FAQ about Kim Sei-young:

What is Kim Sei-young’s Net Worth in 2023?

Kim Sei-young’s net worth is $4 million in 2023.

What are Kim’s Career Earnings in 2023?

Kim’s career earnings crossed $11.8 million in 2023.

Is She Married?

No. Kim Sei-young is currently unmarried.

How Tall is She?

Kim is 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m) tall.


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