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Robin Kang
Robin Kang

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.

High School:
South Torrance HS

Height:
5-8

Experience:
HS

04/08/2014

DeHuff Keys Waves' Strong Finish at Redhawk Invitational

The men's golf team will head back to Washington next week for the West Coast Conference Championships.

04/07/2014

Waves Through Two Rounds of Redhawk Invitational

Frederick Wedel is tied for 11th place to lead the men's golf team.

03/27/2014

Men's Golf Wins Six of Seven Matchups in Dual vs. Brown

Pepperdine's final regular-season tournament is the Redhawk Invitational on April 7-8.

03/23/2014

Men's Golf Posts Strong Fourth-Place Finish at ASU Thunderbird Invitational

Kevin DeHuff and Frederick Wedel both tied for fourth place.

03/22/2014

Men's Golf Has Strong Second Round at ASU

Pepperdine's round of 6-under was its second best of the season.

03/01/2014

Men's Golf at Jones Invitational (2/24/2013)

Jeff Golden's photos of the first and second rounds at Saticoy Country Club.

JUNIOR/AMATEUR GOLF: Played in the 2012 U.S. Junior Amateur ... Had a pair of fifth-place AJGA finishes (2012 Genesis Junior at Sycuan Resort and 2011 at Centennial Golf Club) ... Won four times on the Toyota Tour Cup (2012 and 2010 at Rancho San Marcos, 2011 at Warner Springs, 2011 at Oak Valley) ... Ranked as high as #64 in the Junior Golf Scoreboard rankings.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from South Torrance (Calif.) High School in 2013 ... Played four years of varsity golf ... The Bay League Player of the Year as a senior and sophomore ... Won Bay League titles as a sophomore and junior ... Set school records for the lowest season average (35.7 in 2013) and lowest nine-hole score (-5 31 in 2013) ... School won Bay League titles in 2010, 2011 and 2013 ... Was on the honor roll all four years.

PERSONAL: Born in Los Angeles, Calif. ... Son of Sang Soo Kang and Kwang Soo Kang ... His father played baseball at Yonsei University in Korea ... Has one brother, Doo ... Chose Pepperdine because "it is a great school where I can further my education with a quality degree and compete at a high level in athletics to prepare me for my future aspirations of becoming a professional golfer."

FAVORITES: Enjoys being outdoors, going to the beach, hiking and biking ... Favorites include Tiger Woods (pro golfer), Sherwood Country Club (golf course), Outliers (book), Catch Me If You Can (movie), Rules of Engagement (TV show), Jay Z (musical artist), his mother's cooking (food) and basketball (sport other than golf) ... Favorite thing about golf is "the never-ending process of improving and seeing your hard work turn into results."

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