8 Things You Didn't Know About Justin Suh

Get to know the American Justin Suh a little better with these eight facts.

8 Things You Didn't Know About Justin Suh
(Image credit: Getty Images)

8 Things You Didn't Know About Justin Suh

1. Suh began playing tournaments at the age of 6 and shot his first 72 at the age of 7. Growing up, he com- peted often with his older sister Hannah

2. He studied at the University of Southern California (USC).

3. Suh is a rare four-time qualifier for the USGA Junior Amateur who came to USC with a handful of big wins on his resume. Among the few who have qualified four times for the USGA Junior Amateur are PGA stars Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth.

4. Suh was born in San Jose, California and currently calls Las Vegas, Nevada his home.

justin suh

Justin Suh poses with the Korn Ferry Tour Player of the Year trophy 

(Image credit: Getty Images)

5. Suh turned professional after graduating with a degree in business administration in 2019. He finished his college career as a four-time All-American.

6. He was number one in the World Amateur Golf Ranking between October 2018 and April 2019, for a total of 26 weeks. He was replaced by Viktor Hovland

7. Suh has an official partnership with Cobra/Puma. As a result he uses Cobra golf clubs as well as puma apparel and golf shoes.

8. Earned his first PGA Tour card as he finished 1st on the season-long Korn Ferry Tour Eligibility Points List, with a top-10 at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship and victory at the season-ending Korn Ferry Tour Championship.

This also vaulted him to 1st on the Korn Ferry Tour Finals Eligibility Points List, joining him with Scottie Scheffler (2019) and Chesson Hadley (2017) as the only players to sweep both No. 1 rankings.

Sam Tremlett
E-commerce Editor

A golfer for most of his life, Sam is a Senior Staff Writer for Golf Monthly. 

Working with golf gear and equipment over the last six years, Sam has quickly built outstanding knowledge and expertise on golf products ranging from drivers, to balls, to shoes. 

He combines this knowledge with a passion for helping golfers get the best gear for them, and as such Sam manages a team of writers that look to deliver the most accurate and informative reviews and buying advice. This is so the reader can find exactly what they are looking for.


Sam now spends most of his time testing and looking after golf gear content for the website, whilst he is also responsible for all content related to golf apparel. 

He also oversees all Tour player content as well so if you need to know what clubs Tiger or Rory has in play, Sam is the person to ask. 

Unfortunately, Sam is not a member of any club at the moment but regularly gets out on the golf course to keep up the facade of having a handicap of five. 


Sam's What's In The Bag: 

Driver: Titleist TS3 (9 degrees) 

Fairway Wood: Callaway Paradym (15 degrees), Nike Covert Tour 2.0 (19 degrees) 

Irons (4-PW): Titleist AP2 

Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM7 54˚, 58˚ 

Putter: Scotty Cameron Phantom X 5.5 

Ball: Srixon Z-Star Diamond

Shoes: G/FORE Gallivanter/Nike Air Zoom Infinity NEXT%/Cuater The Ringer