2016-17: Played in 13 tournaments, totalling 37 rounds … Had a scoring average of 73.14, which ranked fourth on the team … Recorded three top-20 finishes, two top-10s and a top-5 … Won his first career tournament with a 13-under 203 total at the Jackrabbit Invitational … His 54-hole total of 203 ties him for the 18th-lowest round in program history … Had 12 rounds at par or better and five rounds in the 60s … Earned Mountain West Men’s Golfer of the Week honors on March 14 … Won the SNGA Las Vegas City Amateur Championship … Finished 8-under par over two rounds (11 birdies) to win the historic event … Shot an opening-round 6-under 64 … Tied for third at the U.S. Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifying at Crystalaire.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2016 graduate of Sunny Hills High School in Fullerton, Calif. … Lettered four years on varsity … The Lancers were two-time CIF Champions with Kim on the team … He earned second team All-America honors … Won the CIF title and finished second at the state championship in 2013 … Had a scoring average of 71.7 when he committed to UNLV in Nov. 2015, which was one of the lowest in the nation … In 2015, was the runner-up at the AJGA – PING Phoenix Junior at ASU Karsten Golf Course with rounds of 68, 70 and 67 … Was also runner-up at the SCPGA-Toyota Tour Cup at Oak Valley with rounds of 69 and 67, then claimed victory at SCPGA-Toyota Tour Cup at Golf Club of Cali Fallbrook with rounds of 67 and 69 … Finished seventh at the L.A. Junior Open at Hillcrest Country Club.
PERSONAL: Justin W. Kim was born Sept. 8, 1997, in Atlanta, Ga. … Majoring in business … The only child of Jessica Han and Tommy Kim … Hobbies include basketball and watching Netflix.