Im Sung-jae

by MKhanal 06 Jan,2021
Im Sung-jae
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Im Sung-jae
  • Birth Place Jeju Island
  • Father Im Ji-taek
  • Mother Kim Mi
  • Net Worth $5 Million
  • Nationality South Korean
  • Ethnicity Mongolian
  • Profession Golf Player
  • Girlfriend No
  • Religion Buddhist

The Honda Classic 2020 Winner, Im Sung-Jae is a well-known South Korean professional golfer. He has been playing golf at the professional level since 2015. As of early 2021, Im ranks at 18 among the active professional golfers around the globe. 

Jeju Island native, South Korean golf player Im Sung-Jae was born on March 30, 1998. He seems to be the only child born to Im Ji-taek and his wife, Kim Mi. Im does not like to share his personal information with the media. After graduating from Cheonan High School, he enrolled at Korean National Sports University. Talking about his physical appearance, Im stands six feet tall and weighs 90 kgs.

Im Sung-jae Net Worth and Golf Earnings

 Im Sung-Jae has an estimated net worth of more than $5 Million. He credits most of his net worth to his successful career with golf. Also, The golf player earns a good sum through their contract and brand endorsements. Although Due to COVID Pandemic, the number of tournaments was decreased, Jae ranked 13th in the highest-paid golfer's list earning close to $1.4 Million, which is slightly less than what Stewart Cink made. 

Earnings & Results By Year

SEASON EVENTS PLAYED EARNINGS
2020-21 8 $1,384,676
2019-20 26 $4,337,811
2018-19 35 $2,851,134
2017-18 2 $33,281
Total 71 $8,606,902

Im is very much early in his career, and he shall be earning much more in the days to come. He has earned the most from the tournaments like The Honda Classic, Master Tournament. 

Relationship Status: Single

Im Sung is an active social media user. He keeps posting photos of his along with his friends regularly. Following his posts, It seems like Im is living a happy single life. He must be focusing on his career. He likes to keep his personal life away from the media.

Im after winning The Honda Classic Title SOURCE: Golf Digest

In an interview, The player mentioned that and He wanted to buy a house in the States so that his parents could move in and spend some quality time together. Jae likes to visit his friends regularly whenever he gets time. 

Golf Career: Four Wins

Im played golf since his childhood. He even played for this University team. Twenty-two years old, Jae turned professional in 2015. After turning professional, He spent some of his initial years playing national leagues. Im gained fame only after being a joint runner-up in the 2017 Mynavi ABC Championship. At the end of 2017, He got a chance to play for Web.com and won the event at nineteen. 

By the end of the season, Im was named Web.com Tour Player of the Year. In 2018, Jae qualified for Tour Championship as a Rookie player. He was named PGA Tour Rookie of the Year in consecutive seasons. In 2020, He won The Honda Classic and finished second at the Masters' Tournaments. 

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