Doug Ghim is a golfer who was born in Illinois, where he attended the University of Texas. He is one of the best golfers from Illinois to have been playing today. Ghim had a spectacular senior year where he was awarded the Ben Hogan Award, Big 12 Champion, and NCAA Raleigh Regional champion. The last few years have been a time of rapid development for Ghim, who entered college as a talented golfer but not necessarily one that promised great things in the future.
Doug has received many awards at U.T., including All-Big 12 and twice named Big 12 champion. He also was the recipient of the 2017′ Ben Hogan Award, given to the nation’s top collegiate golfer. During his senior year, he managed to get his first scoring title at the Big 12 Championship. He also managed to win the 2017′ NCAA Raleigh Regional with a score of -2 (68-71-66).
The most notable accomplishment of Ghim’s career was winning the 2018 U.S. Men’s Amateur Championship, held in Pebble Beach, California, after defeating John Pak 3&1. While the game wasn’t easy, Ghim found himself one down after ten holes and evened the score at ten all, and then won the next three holes. On 18, he conceded a birdie, resulting in a terrific victory. His win earned him invitations to both Open Championships.
In March of 2018, Doug Ghim won the Ben Hogan Award, given to the nation’s top collegiate golfer. He also has a 3.94 GPA and is majoring in biochemistry with a focus on nanoscience and pre-med.
Because of his success as a golfer, he was offered a golf scholarship at UT Austin. He will soon graduate from college with a degree in biochemistry. One day, he aspires to be a doctor working on the cure for cancer or other diseases.
His senior year (2017-18), he won the Ben Hogan Award given to the nation’s top collegiate golfer, earned All-Big 12 honors, and earned medalist honors at the Big 12 Championship and NCAA Raleigh Regional.
In March of 2018, Doug Ghim won the Ben Hogan Award, given to the nation’s top collegiate golfer.
He has a 3.94 GPA and is majoring in biochemistry with a focus on nanoscience and pre-med.
One day, he aspires to be a doctor working on curing cancer or other diseases.”
Doug Ghim was offered a golf scholarship at UT Austin in 2015 by then-head coach John Fields.” – this isn’t relevant anymore considering that John Fields left UT in 2016 for Washington State University (and Doug probably already graduated from Texas). I suggest removing this sentence because it’s
Ghim has his sights set on qualifying for next month’s U.S. Open in Pebble Beach, Calif., following this week’s qualifier in Columbus, Ohio.
Doug Ghim is one of the youngest American golf players born on 16 April 1996 in Des Plaines in Cook Country in the United States. So, he is an American by born. According to his birth year, he is now only 23 years old. Doug Ghim became an American Professional top-ranked golfer in May 2018 in the World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR).
Education: Doug graduated in 2014 from Buffalo Grove High School & Started his study at the University of Texas (Government) in Austin.
Family: Doug’s father, Jeff Ghim, and mother Susan were both born in South Korea. They immigrated to the United States at different times, and they met in Chicago. His mother was a flight attendant and his father Jeff worked as an architect for a few years. Doug Ghim has a sister named Deborah, who graduated from Harvard. His current Residence is in Las Vegas.
At the age of six, Ghim learned the golf game from his dad. His parents worked very hard for funding to form their son’s golf career. Though arranging money for this was critical for them. The height of this young golfer is 5’9″, and their weight is 165 pounds.
He enjoys music in his free time. He has a slight interest in other sports. He supports the American Junior Golf Association’s ACE Grant, which helps young men and women financially who want to achieve a college golf scholarship. He has a superstition to keep tees in the right pocket and golf ball in the left pocket.
Doug Ghim’s sweetest memory was meeting Jason Day (World’s No. 1 golf player) at eight at the Nationwide Tour. That time Jason gave a signed golf ball to Doug. At the Master’s Tournament, Doug shared this sweet memory with Jason.
Doug Ghim Career: Doug Ghim’s professional career started in 2018 in May, but he won many awards as a junior golfer. These awards are:
- Junior All-Star at the Rail in 2010
- In 2011 Illinois State Junior Amateur.
- Coca-Cola Junior.
- McArthur Towel & Sports Future Legends.
- In 2014, CB&I Championship at Carlton Woods.
- In 2017 U.T. Longhorn Shootout.
- Pacific Coast Amateur.
- Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate.
- Andeavor Sun Bowl Classic.
- In the 2018 Big 12 Championship.
- NCAA Raleigh Regional.
Doug Ghim played Arnold Palmer Cup in 2016 & 2017 and Walker Cup in 2017 for U.S. national team and won them. He also won the Ben Hogan Award in 2018 for the best male college golfer.
In May 2018, he started as an American Professional golfer. Till now, he played 42 events as a professional golf player. 12 events in 2018 and 30 events in 2019. Ghim’s average point is 0.4344, and the total points are 18.24. He gained his career’s best point (4.90) in the Country Club de Bogota Championship held on 3 February 2019.
“I’ve been playing well this year, and I’m feeling hopeful that my game is trending in the right direction for Pebble Beach,” said Ghim, who’s currently No. 860 on the Official World Golf Ranking (he was ranked as high as No. 441 last year).
This will be his first time playing in an open championship since 2015, when he made it into last year’s British Open.
He currently ranks first in birdies per round (4.01) on the Mackenzie Tour-PGA TOUR Canada, which is good for 9th place on the tour’s Order of Merit.” – I think it might be better to remove “which” from before “good for 9th place…” Also, I’m not sure if the following sentence makes sense.
Ghim has his sights set on qualifying for next month’s U.S. Open in Pebble Beach, Calif., following this week’s qualifier in Columbus, Ohio.” – there are too many qualifiers here… maybe try streamlining them. So that you can avoid being repetitive?
Best Championships: Doug Ghim played only two Championships among four major championships. Masters Tournament (T50) and U.S. Open (MC) in 2018. He did not play PGA Championship and The Open Championship.
Doug Ghim doesn’t get the PGA card (main professional golf tour which men only play) tour in 2020 because he didn’t rank in the final KFT (Korn Ferry Tour) tour 2019.
Doug Ghim’s current OWGR (Official World Golf Ranking) position
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Doug Ghim’s current OWGR position is 243rd in the world.
Doug Ghim earnings
Doug Ghim’s earnings in 2018 were an estimated $315.000.
Doug Ghim PGA
Douglas is currently ranked 220th in the world, which puts him at the top of U.S. players. He has won numerous awards for his game and still pursues his professional golf career. Recently he had to withdraw from this year’s LPGA Tour due to injury but hopes to return after he recovers fully.