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Choi Kyung-Ju

Choi Kyung-Ju
Choi hits a drive during a 2005 PGA Championship practice round at Baltusrol Golf Club
Personal information
NameChoi Kyung-Ju
최경주
NicknameTank, Hawkeye
Height1.74 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight185 lb (83.9 kg)
NationalitySouth Korea
ResidenceSouthlake, Texas, U.S.
SpouseHyunjung Kim
ChildrenDavid, Amanda, and Daniel
Career
CollegeGwangju University
Turned professional1994
Current toursPGA Tour (joined 1992)
Former toursAsian Tour
Japan Golf Tour
Professional wins18
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour8
European Tour1
Japan Golf Tour2
Asian Tour4
Other Major tour wins3
Best results in Major Championships
Masters Tournament3rd: 2004; T3: 2011
U.S. OpenT15: 2005
The Open ChampionshipT15: 2005
PGA ChampionshipT6: 2004

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Choi Kyung-Ju ( , born 19 May 1970), also known as K. J. Choi. is a South Korean professional golfer who currently plays on the PGA Tour. Since turning pro in 1994, he has won a total of eighteen professional golf tournaments worldwide, including eight on the PGA Tour, making him Asia's most successful golfer. His most notable victory came at the 2011 Players Championship. He has spent 40 weeks in the top-10 of the world rankings.


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