Charlie Wi

  • DOB : 3 January 1972 (1972-01-03) (age 37)Seoul, South Korea
  • Height : 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
  • Weight : 160 lb (73 kg; 11 st)
  • Nationality :  South Korea
  • Residence : North Hills, California, U.S.
  • Career : College : University of California, Berkeley
  • Turned professional : 1995
  • Current tour(s) : PGA Tour
  • Former tour(s) : European TourJapan Golf TourAsian Tour
  • Professional wins : 7


  • Number of wins by tour : European Tour : 1
  • Asian Tour : 7 (tied 4th all time)
  • Best results in Major Championships : The Masters : DNP
  • U.S. Open : DNP
  • Open Championship : DNP
  • PGA Championship : T9: 2008

Charlie Wi is (born 3 January 1972) is a South Korean professional golfer.Wi was born in Seoul, and moved to Los Angeles, California, United States at the age of 10. He attended the University of California, Berkeley, and had a successful amateur career before turning professional in 1995.Early in his career, Wi played all over the world, competing on the European, Asian and Japanese tours. He had most success on the Asian Tour where he finished second on the money list in 2001, just behind Thongchai Jaidee, having won three times during the season.Wi earned his place on the PGA Tour for 2005 when he successfully negotiated all three stages of the 2004 qualifying school. However, he did not do well enough in his rookie season to retain his card, and went back to play on the Asian Tour in 2006, finishing 4th on the money list. He also competed on the second tier Nationwide Tour, before returning to qualifying school where he regained his place on the PGA Tour for 2007.In February 2006, Wi secured the biggest win of his career, when he won the Maybank Malaysian Open, an event co-sanctioned by the European and Asian tours.