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Anthony Ha-Jin Kim was born on the 19th June 1985, in Los Angeles, California USA. He is probably best recognized for being a now-retired Korean-American professional golfer, who won three tournaments as a participant in the PGA Tour (USA). He is also known for being in winning teams in the Presidents Cup, and Ryder Cup as well. Beside that, Kim was also a member of the European Tour. His professional career was active from 2006 to 2010.
So, have you ever wondered how rich Anthony Kim is? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the overall size of Kim’s net worth is $10 million, as of mid- 2016, with the main source of this amount of money being, of course, his career as a professional golfer.
Anthony Kim Net Worth $10 Million
Anthony Kim spent his early childhood in his hometown, Los Angeles. Later, he relocated to La Quinta, California, where he studied at La Quinta High School. Upon matriculation, he enrolled at the the University of Oklahoma; however, he decided to quit education and began pursuing his professional career, but while he was there, Kim met his future caddie Brodie Flanders, and as he distinguished himself as a golfer, he became a member of the USA team, which won the 2005 Walker Cup for amateurs.
Subsequently, to begin his career as a golfer, Kim turned professional in 2006, when he competed at the Valero Texas Open as a member of the PGA Tour. Thanks to his great performances during his rookie season, in the following year he broke into the top 100 in the Official World Golf Rankings.
In 2008 came his first victory, in the PGA Tour tournament at the Wachovia Championship, when he defeated Ben Curtis; as the winner he earned over $1 million, and his net worth was firmly established. In the same year, he won his second PGA Tour tournament at the AT&T National, when he defeated Fredrik Jacobson. Thanks to that, Kim became the first golfer under 25 to win twice in one year on the PGA Tour since 2000, and he finished as 16th on the money winner’s list.
Furthermore, Kim became the winner of the Ryder Cup in 2008, as a member of the US team. Later, he started competing on the European Tour, making his debut at the HSBC tournament. In the following year, he won the Presidents Cup, including beating Robert Allenby and setting a 3-1 record, which contributed a lot to the overall size of his net worth.
In no time, his third PGA Tour victory came, in 2010, when he won the Shell Houston Open, defeating Vaughn Taylor in a playoff. With this victory, Kim became the 5th golfer who won thrice on the PGA Tour while under 25, alongside Adam Scott, Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, and Sergio Garcia.
Unfortunately, he suffered an injury in 2010, which demanded a surgery, so he failed to qualify for other competitions. Two years later he underwent the surgery again, and tried to recover; however, he decided to stop playing golf.
If to talk about his personal life, there is no information about Anthony Kim in the media, except the fact that his current residence is in Dallas, Texas.