BOISE, Idaho - The Boise State men’s golf team added two more to the 2009-10 team with the signings of two high school standouts. Head Coach Kevin Burton announced the additions of Taeksoo Kim of Wailuku, Hawaii and Clayton Kosanovich of Scottsdale, Ariz.
Kim comes to Boise State as one of the best prep golfers on the islands. In 2008, Kim finished in the top-10 of two American Junior Golf Association national tournaments. He finished seventh at the AJGA New Mexico Open in Albuquerque, N.M. and eighth in the AJGA Junior at Wenatchee. Kim also took home the title in two tournaments in 2008, including the Hawaii Governors Cup Team Sony Open Qualifier. On top of his success in the past year, Kim earned back-to-back championships for the Maui Interscholastic League in 2006-07 and led his team into the state championship tournament for Hawaii.
Kosanovich becomes Bronco after an equally impressive performance in 2008. Two big tournament titles are at the top of his highlights. Kosanovich earned his first title of the year at the Arizona Junior Match Play Championship in Mesa, Ariz. He followed that up by taking home the title at 5A-2 Arizona Super Regional to earn a place in the state tournament, where he place fourth.
“Both of these guys are top quality players that come to us with a bundle of great experience and have the potential to immediately improve our program,” said Burton.
The team is coming off a school best second-place finish in the Western Athletic Conference in 2008 and has improved in the standings in each of the past three years under Burton’s tenure.