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Kevin Na

Kevin Na is known as a Korean American professional golfer currently playing on the PGA Tour. He is most famous for winning a classic car and giving it to his caddy instead of keeping it himself.

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Background

Kevin Sangwook Na was born on September 15, 1983, in Seoul, South Korea. At age 8, his family moved from South Korea to the United States. He took up the game of golf a year later. When he left the amateur golf program, he had turned into the top junior player in the U.S. He skipped his senior year of high school to turn pro at the young age of 17

Career (Golf & Injury)

A year after accomplishing a 12-over 16 on the par-4 ninth hole in the first round of the 2011 Valero Texas Open, Na came back to San Antonio, accepting the incident with no excuses. He taped a segment clip for "Inside the PGA TOUR," utilizing a chainsaw to expel various branches which led to his high score a year earlier. He was featured on ESPN's "SportsCenter" and different, nearby radio stations as he re-experienced the embarrassment. In the second round in 2012, he hung the shirt he wore that critical day on a tree limb as a penance close to the territory from where he attempted to play on the way to the 16th hole.

It's not astounding then that when Na fell off the 18th green at Colonial Country Club on May 27, 2019, a four-shot victor of the Charles Schwab Challenge in the wake of shooting a final 66, he immediately recognized his caddie, Harms' involvement in his third career PGA Tour title. With the $1.314 million winner's check, the champ at Colonial additionally got a restored 1973 Dodge Challenger. When interviewed by CBS' Peter Kostis, Na said that he would have been giving the vehicle to Harms.

Relationships (Wife)

Kevin and his wife Jullianne are both locals of South Korea. She is the mother of their young daughter, Sophia Ria, who was born on August 29, 2016. Kevin skipped the Deutsche Bank Championship that year to be with Jullianne and Sophia for the birth. This past Mother's Day in 2019, Kevin reported on Instagram that Jullianne is anticipating their second kid.

Jullianne, Sophia and Kevin live on the Southern Highlands Golf Club, a wealthy area of Las Vegas. He moved there in 2016, as indicated by an Instagram post. With his career earnings over $28 million in PGA Tour income since 2001, he had the luxury of taking Jullianne on vacation to Paris just before the 2018 WGC Bridgestone.

Net Worth

According to www.celebritynetworth.com, Kevin Na's net worth was 18 million dollars in 2018.

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Last Modified : Oct 14 2019