Up and Coming Golf Stars

. July 13, 2018

There are some very talented golf players who are sure to be making a name for themselves in the coming years. They work hard to improve their skill and get better and better at their favorite sport. While they may be young, they are still great at golf and if you are a fan, keep an eye on them.

Asian Players

One of these players is 22 year old Si Woo Kim, who is now ranked 39th in the world, which is a very impressive feat for such a young person. This young man from South Korea is certainly making a name for himself. He won the Players and Wyndham Championship in 2016.

Hideki Matsuyama from Japan is another young golf star who is making a name for himself in the world of golf. This 26-year old has won two times while on the Japan tour and he also conquered the Asian Amateur Championship in both 2019 and 2011. He clearly is rising through the ranks and his play seems to be improving all the time.

European Players

John Rahm from Spain is ranked at 120th in the world. He was ranked as the number 1 world amateur golf player for 15 months and has started to earn millions of dollars. He won the first seven games on the PGA tour and was tied for second place at the RBC Canadian Open. He clearly is a force to be reckoned with and is sure to be winning more golf tournaments in the future.

Gordon Smith, a twenty-four-year-old from England, has already won 4 professional level golf competitions. He won the Ras Al Khaimah Challenge and Egyptian Challenge. He has received the Order of Merit and the 2017 European tour card.

Thomas Pieters is a youngster from Antwerp, Belgium who has had a ranking of 39th in the world. He won twice during the European tour in 2015 and has done well in the Ryder cup, and finished fourth in the Olympic Games. He is sure to be a force to be reckoned with in the future.

23-01-16 European Tour 2016, Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, Abu Dhabi GC, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. 21-24 Jan. Thomas Pieters of Belgium with caddie during the third round..

These young gold players are all likely to become more famous in the future.

Alex Noren from Sweden is 34 and has won 9 professional level golf competitions. He won the Nedbank Golf Challenge, European Masters, British Masters and Scottish Open golf tournaments. He is now ranked as number 9 in the world and has qualified for major competitions, which means he will be competing.

Australian and American Players

Bryson DeChambeau is 23 and has won NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) competition and the US Amateur Championship in 2015. This young American has actually won a PGA tour card after his impressive golf performance in 2016. Another American, Brooks Koepka has won 7 professional competitions and he is only 26 years old. He is sure to be a big name in the future.

Twenty-year-old Curtis Luck from Australia is an amateur champion. He has won the Western Australian Open, Asia Pacific Amateur and US Amateur tournaments. He has qualified to compete in the US Open competition, the Masters, and the Open Championship. He is definitely a young star to watch who is likely to perform even better in the future.

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