James Oh

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James Oh
Personal information
Born (1982-04-05) April 5, 1982 (age 36)
Los Angeles, California
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight160 lb (73 kg; 11 st)
Nationality United States
ResidenceLakewood, California
Career
CollegeUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas
Turned professional2001
Professional wins1
Number of wins by tour
Web.com Tour1

James Oh (born April 5, 1982) is an American professional golfer.

Oh was born in Los Angeles, California. In 1996, he became the youngest golfer to qualify for U.S. Amateur, age 14 years, 4 months, 20 days, One month younger than Bobby Jones in 1916.[1][2] His record was broken by Joseph Bramlett in 2002. Oh won the 1998 U.S. Junior Amateur.[2]

Oh played college golf at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas for one year before turning professional in 2001.[3]

In 2003, Oh Monday-qualified and went on to win the Mark Christopher Charity Classic on the Nationwide Tour. At age 21 years, 5 months and 27 days, he became the youngest winner on the Nationwide Tour.[4] Jason Day broke Oh's record in 2007. Oh played the Nationwide Tour from 2003 to 2006. He played on the PGA Tour in 2009 after earning his card in Q School. His best finish was T-39 at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.

Oh is currently a golf instructor.

Amateur wins[edit]

Professional wins[edit]

Nationwide Tour wins[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Woods' tourney nemesis is not in field". Bangor Daily News. Bangor, Maine. August 21, 1996. p. C6. Retrieved March 8, 2012.
  2. ^ a b 1998 U.S. Junior Amateur
  3. ^ 2011–12 UNLV Men's Golf Guide
  4. ^ Oh ousts Duval as youngest winner

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