Kevin Na Biography
His full name is Kevin Sangwook Na is a Korean American professional golfer currently playing on the PGA Tour.
Na was born in Seoul, South Korea. His family immigrated to the United States when he was eight years old, and settled in southern California.
Kevin went to Diamond Bar High School. After his junior year, he left to play professional golf at age 17.
Kevin was born on September 15, 1983, in Seoul, South Korea. He is 37 years old as of 2021.
Kevin Na is married to Julianne Na. Kevin and Juliane got married on April 24, 2017. Currently, the couple has one child, a daughter named Sophia who was born on August 29, 2016.
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That year Sophia was born, he skipped the Deutsche Bank Championship with Julianne and Sophia. On Mother’s Day, the year 2019, Kevin announced on Instagram that Julianne is expecting their second child (a boy).
Kevin Na PGA Tour | Career
Kevin has played on the Asian Tour with a win at the 2002 Volvo Masters of Asia. Likewise, he has also played at the European Tour and PGA Tour.
He got his PGA Tour card for the 2004 season. Where he finished third at the Southern Farm Bureau Classic and fourth at the Honda Classic.
In 2005, Kevin finished second at the FBR Open and Chrysler Classic of Tucson. However, in 2006, he missed six months with a hand injury.
During his first start back, a rehab starts on the Nationwide Tour, Kevin won the Mark Christopher Charity Classic.
In 2007, he played on the PGA Tour via a medical extension and finished fourth at the Verizon Heritage. Later in 2008, he was fourth at the FBR Open and Sony Open in Hawaii.
At the 2009 Players Championship and the FBR Open, Kevin finished third and at the Sony Open in Hawaii, Mayakoba Golf Classic, and Reno-Tahoe Open he finished fifth.
With nine top-10 finishes and 14 top-25 finishes, Kevin ranked in 19th place on the money list. Therefore securing his entry to the Master’s Tournament and the U.S. Open in 2010 for the first time.
In the 2010 season, he finished second at the Arnold Palmer Invitational and third at the BMW Championship. He placed 37th in season earnings.
PGA Tour Victories
Kevin whiffed his tee shot on the par-4 15th hole in the third round of the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas, on October 1, 2011. He missed high and to the outside of the ball.
However, tour officials ruled that he was not intending to hit the ball and did not count the swing as a stroke, and he finished with a 5-under 66 to remain tied for the tournament lead.
The following day, he earned his first PGA Tour victory at the 211th attempt, having been on tour for eight years.
He shot a final-round 65 with birdies at 15, 16, and 17 to win by two strokes from Nick Watney and earn $792,000 in prize money.
Also, he broke the tournament scoring record of 21-under par when he finished the week at 23-under par. The win earned him a two-year exemption on tour. He was ranked 30th in season earnings.
In 2018, Kevin won his second PGA Tour event, A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier. He carded a 6-under 64 en route to a -19 tournament score and this became his first PGA Tour win since 2011.
On May 26, 2019, at the Charles Schwab Challenge, he won his third PGA Tour Event, scoring a 4 shot victory. Again, he carded a second-round 62 and a final round 66 to win the tournament at -13.
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