Auston Kim

Class Sophomore
Hometown St. Augustine, Fla.
High School Nease
Bio

Off West End
• 2019 United States Women’s Open qualifier
• Fired 1-under par 70 in second round of U.S. Women’s Open
• Advanced to 2017 U.S. Girls’ Junior Championships after winning medalist honors at Georgia qualifier
• Advanced to 2017 Junior PGA Championships

As a Freshman (2018-19)
• WGCA honorable mention All-American
• Medalist, NCAA Auburn Regional
• All-SEC first team
• SEC All-Freshman Team
• First-Year Academic Honor Roll
• Three-time SEC Freshman of the Week recipient
• United States Women’s Open qualifier (70-72, 142, OGA Golf Club, Oregon)
• Scoring average (31 rounds): 72.55
• Low round: 66 (2nd round, Cougar Classic; second round, UCF Challenge)
• Low total: 206 (UCF Challenge, -10)
• Best finish: 1st (NCAA Auburn Regionals)
• Ranked 45th nationally
• Tied for third at Cougar Classic (70-66, 136, -8)
• Tied for seventh at Mason Rudolph Championships (69-72, 141, +1)
• Tied for 20th at Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel Invitational (75-71-73, 219, +3)
• Tied for 36th at Battle as the Beach Invitational (73-68-81, 222, +9)
• Second at UCF Challenge (70-66-70, 206, -10)
• Second at Reynolds Lake Oconee Invitational (77-73-76, 226, +10)
• Tied for 62nd at Darius Rucker Invitational (80-72-78, 230, +17)
• Tied for 18th at Clemson Invitational (71-72, 143, -1)
• Tied for 16th at SEC Championships (76-71-75, 222, +6)
• 1st at NCAA Auburn Regionals (70-70-70, 210, -6)
• Tied for 79th at NCAA Championships (78-78-80, 236, +17)

The Auston Kim File
• Prepped at Nease HS (Fla.)
• No. 43 in AJGA’s ranking rankings (2017)
• Parents are Christopher and Piljo Kim
• An older sister, August
• Sister was medalist of 2016 Big Ten Conference Championships, and plays on LPGA Symetra Tour
• Led Nease to fifth-place finish at 2018 Florida state tournament
• Regional medalist as senior

Auston Kim’s Statistics
Year | Rounds | Strokes | Average
2018-19  |  31  |  2,249  |  72.55