Jin began playing golf at the age of 6 and fell in love with the game right away. His father began entering him into local junior tournaments at the age of 8, and since then, he has played competitively at every level. Local junior league, AJGA, high school, college, amateur mini tour, Web.com Tour, and the PGA Tour. Jin is currently competing on the PGA Tour’s Web.com Tour and wants to share his 29 years of golfing experience with you.
As a young junior, Jin was named Player of the Year in Southern California three times, was named to the All-Southern California team with Tiger Woods and Pat Perez, and won over 100 junior and highschool tournaments. He was named MVP in high school golf, named first team All-American AJGA, and was part of the Canon Cup team. In 1996, Jin was the youngest player to have qualified for the PGA Tour’s Nissan Los Angeles Open which is now the Northern Trust Open. He played collegiate golf at Arizona State Univerity from 1997-2001 with teammates Paul Casey, Jeff Quinney, Matt Jones, and Chez Reavie. In 2008, they were all full members of the PGA Tour. Jin first earned his PGA Tour card in 2008 and again in 2013. He has played Web.com Tour events over 13 years and one year on the Asian Tour.
Jin is married to wife Judy Park and they have 3 beautiful children Ellie 10, Ella 8, and Max 3.