PGA PlayersAt Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club, we are privileged to have several professional golfers practice on our award-winning Jack Nicklaus designed courses throughout the year.
Click the names below and read more about these amazing players and all they have accomplished on the course.
Chan Kim was born in Suwon, South Korea. He moved to Hawaii when he was 2 years old and his golfing journey started at the age of 12. He instantly fell in love with the game and would play and practice any chance he could get. By age 14 he was awarded Player of the Year on the junior golf tour in Hawaii. He won his one and only High School State Championships as a sophomore in Hawaii. To further his golfing career and open up opportunities, he moved to Arizona where he played one year of high school golf at Hamilton High School. After graduating high school, he was recruited to play for Arizona State University. During that time, Chan won 2 Arizona Amateur Stroke Play Championships (2008, 2010) and the Pacific Coast Amateur Championship in 2009. In 2010, he decided to turn pro and explore his opportunities. He started out on the Canadian Tour by winning the Q School in 2010 and played two seasons. Afterwards, he moved on to play the Asian Tour and European Challenge Tour for 3 season.
Chan is currently a member of the Japan Golf Tour Organization and has been playing on this tour since 2015. Up to date he has 5 wins with 3 coming in 2017, a major in 2019, and a Tour Championship in 2020.
2017- Winner of the Gateway to the Open Mizuno Open
Winner of the Sega Sammy Invitational
Winner of the Heiwa PGM Championship
T11 Finish at The Open Championship
3rd on Order of Merit in Japan
2018- Out the whole year due to a back injury.
2019- Winner of the Japan Open Golf Championship
8 Top 10 finishes including two 2nds and three 3rds
4th on Order of Merit in Japan
2020-2021- Winner of the season ending JT Cup
Currently 2nd on Order of Merit
Kyle Jones, 27, began his career on Tour in 2015 after graduating from Baylor University as a two-time All-American. He earned his first win on Tour at the 2020 Utah Championship. He has had ties with Arizona throughout his life, particularly Snowflake, AZ. When he’s not practicing, Kyle loves baseball and tries to catch as many Diamondbacks games as possible. He’s recently discovered his love of fishing as well!