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Jihoon Kim, Ph.D

Head Golf Professional


PGA Crest

Austin, TX
Dr. Golf Studio, Austin, TX

About Jihoon

Jihoon Kim is a highly accomplished professional in the field of sports science and golf education. He holds both a Bachelor's and a Master's degree in Sports Science from Seoul National University in South Korea, and he furthered his academic journey by obtaining a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. Over the course of his impressive 17-year teaching career, he has shared his expertise in golf and diverse coursework at renowned institutions such as UT Austin, Seoul National University, and the Korea Military Academy.

Notably, Jihoon Kim is recognized as an associate of the PGA of America, showcasing his dedication to the sport of golf. He also holds the esteemed title of USGTF Master Golf Professional and serves as a course examiner. In addition to his educational and golf-related achievements, he has held significant positions in the realm of sports science and golf education. These roles include serving as a Professor in the Department of Fitness Management at the Korea Military Academy, instructing in the Department of Kinesiology & Health Education at The University of Texas at Austin, teaching in the Department of Physical Education at Seoul National University, and contributing as a full-time researcher at the National Defense and Fitness Research Institute in South Korea. Jihoon Kim's multifaceted career exemplifies his commitment to advancing the fields of sports science and golf education.

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Jihoon's Experience

Helping players achieve their goals.

Getting Started

Learn the basics

Get comfortable for business golf

Avoid embarrassment on the first tee

Improving Your Game

Break 100

Break 80

Improve your Short Game

Make the high school golf team

Break 90

Add 10 yards

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Earn a college golf scholarship

Get swing diagnostic testing

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Jihoon's Facilities

Dr. Golf Studio

Austin TX


Premium indoor golf studio in Austin TX

*Coaching available to public

13776 N Hwy 183 #107A, Austin, TX 78750

Round Rock TX


The Golf Driving Range Round Rock is located just north of downtown Austin, and minutes away from Dell Computer’s World Headquarters and The Domain. Equipped with a full-length driving range, a short range, chipping green and putting green all under lights, perfect for some night practice. We take pride in our facility and always keep the range in pristine condition. Additionally, we offer the finest golf instruction, training, learning and practice facilities to help students improve their golf game.

*Coaching available to public

3631 Greenlawn Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78664-7493

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