Kim Kyung-tae

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Kim Kyung-tae
— Golfer —
Personal information
Born (1986-09-02) 2 September 1986 (age 28)
Kangwon Province, South Korea
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 74 kg (163 lb; 11.7 st)
Nationality  South Korea
Residence Seongnam, South Korea
Career
College Yonsei University
Turned professional 2006
Current tour(s) Asian Tour
Japan Golf Tour
Professional wins 10
Number of wins by tour
Japan Golf Tour 5
Asian Tour 1
Other 4
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament T44: 2011
U.S. Open T30: 2011
The Open Championship T48: 2010
PGA Championship T48: 2010
Achievements and awards
Japan Golf Tour
leading money winner
2010
This is a Korean name; the family name is Kim.

Kim Kyung-tae (born 2 September 1986), also known as K.T. Kim, is a South Korean golfer. He won several amateur tournaments, including the 2006 Japan Amateur Championship. He turned professional in late 2006 and he won the 2007 Maekyung Open in his second start on the Asian Tour. He has also won on the Korean domestic professional circuit.

In 2010, Kim won the Diamond Cup Golf, Japan Open and mynavi ABC Championship on the Japan Golf Tour and became the first Korean golfer to lead the money list on the Tour.

Amateur wins[edit]

Professional wins (10)[edit]

Asian Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner-up
1 6 May 2007 GS Caltex Maekyung Open –18 (70-66-67-67=270) 4 strokes China Liang Wen-chong

Japan Golf Tour wins (5)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner-up
1 30 May 2010 Diamond Cup Golf –16 (65-68-68-71=272) 2 strokes Japan Koumei Oda
2 17 Oct 2010 Japan Open –13 (69-70-68-64=271) 2 strokes Japan Hiroyuki Fujita
3 31 Oct 2010 Mynavi ABC Championship –13 (67-70-70-69=275) 1 stroke Japan Ryo Ishikawa
4 24 Jul 2011 Nagashima Shigeo Invitational Sega Sammy Cup –15 (67-70-68-68=273) 4 strokes Japan Ryo Ishikawa
5 2 Sep 2012 Fujisankei Classic –8 (70-70-68-68=276) 1 stroke Japan Yuta Ikeda

OneAsia Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runners-up
1 8 May 2011 GS Caltex Maekyung Open –21 (67-68-66-66=267) 8 strokes South Korea Cho Min-gyu, South Korea Kim Hyung-sung

Other wins[edit]

  • 2006 Pocari Enerzen Open, Samsung Benest Open (Korea) (both as an amateur)
  • 2007 SBS Tomatobank Open

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 2010 2011 2012 2013
Masters Tournament DNP T44 CUT DNP
U.S. Open DNP T30 67 DNP
The Open Championship T48 CUT CUT T73
PGA Championship T48 T59 61 DNP

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.

Summary[edit]

  • Starts – 11
  • Wins – 0
  • 2nd place finishes – 0
  • 3rd place finishes – 0
  • Top 3 finishes – 0
  • Top 5 finishes – 0
  • Top 10 finishes – 0
  • Top 25 finishes – 0
  • Missed cuts – 3
  • Most consecutive cuts made – 4
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 0

Team appearances[edit]

Amateur

Professional

External links[edit]