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  Sihwan Kim
Sihwan Kim

Player Profile

Buena Park, CA

High School:
Sunny Hills

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190


As a Senior in 2010-11: Competed in three events for the Cardinal and carded a stroke average of 74.6 in nine rounds of play...tied for 37th at the Isleworth Invitational with rounds of 71, 79 and 79 (229, +13)...posted best finish of season with a tie for sixth at the Gifford Collegiate...carded rounds of 71, 68 and 74 (213, E)...second round 68 was lowest round of season...tied for 70th at the USC Collegiate Invitational with rounds of 83, 72 and 75 (230, +17).

As a Junior in 2009-10: Second team All-Pac-10 selection...also earned PING All-American honorable mention accolades...played in all 11 events and carded a 72.3 stroke average for his 34 rounds of competition...recorded five, top-10 finishes on the year, highlighted by second place showings in back-to-back starts at the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational and the Gifford Intercollegiate...enjoyed a sensational fall, recording three, top-10 finishes in four events and a stroke average of 71.3...opened the fall campaign at the Fighting Illini Invitational at Olympia Fields, where he finished 12-over par to finish tied for 28th...was in title contention at the next four events...tied for eighth place at The Prestige after carding a 215 (-1) for 54 holes on the Stadium Course at PGA West...opened with a 68 and then followed with rounds of 72 and 75...turned in one of his most impressive showings of the season at the Isleworth Invitational, where he finished second at 212 (-4) against one of the strongest fields in the nation...carded rounds of 70 and 74 before closing with a 68 (-4) to finish one stroke behind medalist Bud Cauley of Alabama...continued his hot play at the Gifford Intercollegiate, where he finished second at 207 (-9) after rounds of 68, 68, and 71, leading Stanford to the team title...opened the spring in impressive fashion with a fourth place finish at the Mauna Lani Invitational...fired rounds of 72, 70, and 71 for a 54-hole score of 213 (-3) to help the Cardinal to its second straight team title...slumped over his next three tournaments...recorded a 76.3 stroke average in starts at the USC Collegiate Invitational (70-74-72-216; t-33rd), ASU Thunderbird Invitational (82-82-81-245; 89th) and the U.S. Intercollegiate (84-70-72-226; t-79th)...regained his form at the Pac-10 Championships at the Karsten Course in Tempe...opened with a eight-under 63 followed by a one-under 70 to vault Stanford to the top of the leaderboard...shot a third round 76 before closing with a 72 to finish tied for 20th at 282 (-2)...recorded his fifth top-10 finish at the NCAA Central Regional in South Bend, Ind....carded rounded of 69, 69, and 70 on the Warren Course to finish tied for sixth at 208 (-2)...tied for 14th at the NCAA Championships after three rounds of 71 to help Stanford advance to the match play portion of the event.

As a Sophomore in 2008-09: Competed in all 12 events and finished with a stroke average of 74.05, which ranked fourth on the squad...enjoyed top-10 finishes with The Prestige (t-8th), CordeValle Collegiate (t-4th) and USC/Ashworth Invitational (t-10th)...opened the year with a 35th place finish at the Fightin' Illini Invitational, where he carded rounds of 76, 74 and 73 (223)...came back strong at the Prestige at PGA West where he finished tied for eighth on rounds of 74, 72 and 72 (218)...tied for 80th at the Isleworth Invitational after shooting a final round 85 in difficult conditions...shot a season-low 69 in the first round of the CordeValle Collegiate Invitational and followed with rounds of 74 and 71 to finish fourth...recorded his second top-10 finish of the year at the USC/Ashworth Invitational where he finished tied for 10th after rounds of 73, 70 and 70 for a 54-hole total of 213...matched his season-low round of 69 in the first round of the U.S. Intercollegiate Invitational at Stanford Golf Course...ultimately finished tied for 34th after following up with rounds of 72 and 71...tied for 16th at the Pac-10 Championships at the Seattle Golf Club...after an opening round 80, bounced back to card rounds of 69, 71 and 71 for a 291 finish...placed 12th at the NCAA Southwest Regional in Austin, Tex. on rounds of 75, 74 and 72 (221)...finished tied for 113th at the NCAA Championships (77-79-72-228).

As a Freshman in 2007-08: A first team CGCA Ping and Golfweek All-American ... also named to the CGCA All-Freshman team ... the Pac-10 Freshman of the Year, and a first team All-Pac-10 selection ... a member of the 2008 All-Nicklaus team ... included on the Jack Nicklaus Award watch list ... finished the season with a final national rank of seventh ... winner of Stanford's Steele Award for lowest freshman stroke average with 71.58 (also the team's best on the season) and Stanford's Block S Award for outstanding male freshman athlete ... competed in every tournament for the Cardinal ... scored two even-par and 17 under-par rounds over 38 tries ... captured the individual title at the CordeValle Collegiate Classic (11/7) ... added six other top 10 finishes and four top 25 finishes in twelve events ...carded a season-low round of 63 in the second round of the Hawaii-Hilo Invitational (2/7), which was the third lowest round in school history ... also shot a 66 in the third round of the U.S. Intercollegiate (4/20), which ranks in the top 25 best individual rounds in Stanford history ... recorded his lowest three-round total of 199, also at the Hawaii-Hilo Invitational (2/8) ... recorded the lowest finish out of all the amateurs in the 2008 PGA Nationwide Tour's Children's Hospital Invitational, finishing in a seven-way tie for sixth place with a two-under-par .

Amateur Competition Beyond Stanford: Competed at the 2009 Western Amateur where he tied for 36th after rounds of 69, 70, 78 and 78...did not advance to match play...had a strong showing at the 2009 Porter Cup, where he tied for fourth after firing rounds of 69, 69 and 68...competed at the 2009 USGA Public Links Championship...did not advance to match play after carding rounds of 74 and 77 in stroke play competition... advanced to the second round of match-play in the 2008 Western Amateur after firing rounds of 68-71-67-72 in stoke play ... advanced to the round of 16 in the 2008 U.S. Amateur at Pinehurst ... tied for sixth with a 11-under-par 269 at the Players Amateur.

High School and Personal Data: Graduated from Sunny Hills High School in Fullerton, Calif. ... a two-time captain of the golf team ... a four-time All-American ... won the US Junior National Championship, the Mission Hills Desert Junior and the Rolex Tournament of Champions in 2007....parents are Sang Bae and Soon Woo Kim ... has two siblings, Ji Hye and Ji Hyuen ... communications major...enjoys playing basketball and working out...born in Seoul, Korea.

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