Joy Kim
Joy Kim
Year: So.
Hometown: Pinole, Calif.
High School: Albany High School

2010-11: Appeared eight tournaments including all five spring competitions for the Bulldogs...highlight came with a hole-in-one on the par-three 12th hole at Ford's Colony C.C. at the C&F Bank Invitational where she finished tied for 8th (79-76)...finished 7th against Longwood (76)...tied for 10th at the Brown Bear Invitational (75-74)...tied for 18th at the Ivy League Championships (80-79-78).

2009-10: Appeared in four tournaments as a freshman…Best finish was a tie for 10th at the Yale Intercollegiate with rounds of 80 and 74…Best round of the year was 74 at the Yale Intercollegiate…Averaged 81.81 strokes per round.

Before Yale: Four-time varsity golf MVP…2005 Northern California High School Champion…Two-time Contra Costa Times Golfer of the Year…2009 Albany High Female Athlete of the Year…One AJGA victory and several top 5s.


Nickname: Joytoy
Residential College: Pierson
Major: Undecided
Why She Chose Yale: I loved everything about Yale
Other schools officially visited: Princeton


Favorite place at Yale: Golden Center, the food carts at the bottom of Science Hill
Food:  Sushi, wenzels, and cupcakes
Book: The Catcher in the Rye
Golf Course: The Links at Spanish Bay (Monterey, CA)