Jin Young Ko

Jin Young Ko 2021: Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements

Jin Young Ko is one of the youngest and most talented golfers in the world. The South Korean professional golfer has been playing professionally since 2013 and has been a mainstay ever since. In her short career, Young Ko has already had 12 wins in the LPGA tour. Currently, the 26-year-old golfer is ranked 2 in the world rankings.

Jin Young Ko Early Life

The former world No.1, who started playing golf from a very young age, credits her parents for always supporting her. Young Ko was born on 7 July 1995 in Seoul, South Korea. While there is little information about her early life, we know her parents' names are Ko Sung-Tae and Mi Kyung Kim.

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Ko had also revealed how it was her grandfather Ik Joo Ko, who she was very close with and how she was inspired by his courage.

Jin Young Ko Net Worth

According to popular net worth, Jin Young Ko's net worth is more than $5 million. Most of this has been from her career earnings- primarily from her appearances in the Korean LPGA Tour.

Per the LPGA Tour website, her career earnings are $9,102,985. There is little information about her earnings from outside the golf course.

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Jin Young Ko Amateur Career

Jin Young Ko turned professional at the age of 18 in 2013. While Young Ko did take part in various amateur competitions in South Korea, there is little to no information about them.

Jin Young Ko Professional Career

Ever since turning pro, Ko has had an incredible career. The South Korean golfer won 10 times on the LPGA Korea Tour in just a span of 4 years. Ko's first professional victory was at the Nefs Masterpiece event in August 2014.

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In 2018, Ko joined the LPGA Tour, where she won the ISPS Handa Women's International Open in February. Due to her impressive performances, Ko won the Rookie of the Year award for the 2018 season. From then on, Ko went on performing admirably and has raked up 23 professional career wins till now.

Jin Young Ko Personal Life

Jin Young Ko does not share much of her private life with the fans. Hence, there is little to no information about Ko's personal life.

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Jin Young Ko Amateur Wins

There is no data available about Jin Young Ko's Amateur wins.

Jin Young Ko Professional Wins

Jin Young Ko has had an amazing professional career till now and has won various accolades along the way. She has 12 victories in the LPGA Tour and has been one of the top players on the tour for the last few years. In total, the South Korean golfer has a total of 23 wins in her professional career.

Some of the best wins of Ko's career include:

The ISPS HANDA Womens' Aus Open - 2018

The Evian Championship - 2019

ANA Inspiration -2019

CME Group Tour Championship - 2020

CME Group Tour Championship - 2021

Jin Young Ko: Professional Tour Career Summary

Jin Young Ko has been a member of the LPGA Tour since the 2018 season. The South Korean golfer won her opening tournament in February, i.e. the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open.

This victory was very special as this made her only the second player in LPGA history to win in her first tournament as a Tour member. Due to her incredible performance on the tour, she finished the year ranked No. 10 in the world.

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2019 was very special for the golfer as she won her first two LPGA major championships. The 26-year-old golfer went on to win the ANA Inspiration and the Evian Championship. Ko was named LPGA Player of the Year in 2019.

Because of the pandemic, there were few tournaments in which Ko participated. However, the talented golfer came back with a bang in 2021 and played some of her best golf. One of her biggest achievements was to successfully defend the CME Group Tour Championship.


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Jin Young Ko World Rank

Jin Young Ko is currently ranked No.2 in the world.

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Full NameKo Jin - Young
Nick NameYoung - Ko
Age26 Years
Birth Year07-07-1995
ResidencySeoul, South Korea
NationalitySouth Korean
CollegeSungkyunkwan University
Weight132 lbs
Professional Wins23
Highest Rankings1