Ko Jin-young

by MKhanal 05 Jul,2021
Ko Jin-young
Body Stats
Height 5 Feet 6 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Ko Jin-Young
  • Birth Place Seoul
  • Father Ko Sung-Tae
  • Mother Kim Mi-Younh
  • Net Worth $5 Million
  • Nationality South Korean
  • Ethnicity Mixed
  • Profession Golf Player
  • Currently Working For LPGA
  • Rank No.2 ( July 2021)

Ko Jin-young is a rising South Korean Professional golf player. She is currently playing in the LPGA of Korea Tour and LPGA Tour. Ko made her professional debut in 2013. Jin has already won nineteen professional events in her short career, including eight LPGA Tour, eleven LPGA of Korea Tour, one Ladies European Tour, and a few more. 

Ko Jin-Young was born on July 7, 1995, in Seoul, South Korea. She is the daughter of Ko Sung-Tae and his wife, Kim Mi-Young. Jin-Young has not shared about her education and academic qualification. Ko stands five feet and six inches tall and weighs 60 kg. 

Ko Jin-Young's Net Worth, Career Earnings, and Prize Money

Ko Jin-Young has an estimated net worth of more than $5 Million. She has accumulated most of her net worth through her short career in Korea's LPGA Tour and LPGA Tour. Also, Ko must be making a handsome amount through her sponsorship deal with LG, Bloomberry Resort, and a few more. 

KoKo shares a photo with LPGA Title SOURCE: Golf Week

Ko made her LPGA debut in 2017 and earned $650,000 in her rookie year while winning the 2017 LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship. The following season, She made $1,159,005 while she became a Rolex First-Time Winner at the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open. In the 2019 season, Jin-Young took home $2,773,894, which remains her highest-earning in a single season. 

Last season, Ko earned $1,667,925 from the LPGA events. Totaling her prize money from LPGA Tour, it sums to $6,392,160

Career

Ko started playing golf at the age of seven. Jin-Young turned professional in 2013 at the age of eighteen with the LPGA Korean Tour. She won her first LPGA of Korea Tour in August 2014 at the Nefs Masterpiece. The following season, Jin-Young won three more Titles. In 2016, The Korean player added three more titles, including a BMW Ladies Championship. 

Jin-Young earned her first LPGA Tour title in 2017 at the LPGA KEB-Hana Bank Championship against Park Sung-Hyun. In 2019, She added four more LPGA titles to her trophy cabinet. She was named the LPGA Rookie of the year in 2018.  Ko won ANA Inspiration and The Evian Championship in 2019. Jin-Young reached No.1 in World Golf Ranking at the end of the 2019 season. 

Jin-Young held the position until early 2021. In 2019, 2020, Ko finished the season as the LPGA Tour Leading Money Winner. Last season, She won the season-ending CME Group Tour Championship.  In July 2021, The South Korean Player won the Volunteers of American Classic

Relationship Status: Unknown

Unlike other golf players, Ko does not show much presence on social media. Jin-Young is believed to be single as of 2021. She is at the peak of her career and must be focusing on her career rather than spending time with people. 

Ko could secretly be dating and waiting for the right time to open about her relationship status in public. 

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