Song-Hee Kim

Korea, Republic of

5'9"

2007

$3,673,188.00

Yonsei University

Race to CME Globe

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Rolex Ranking™

541

Song-Hee Kim Bio

If Song-Hee weren't a golfer, she would have liked to play professional soccer. Find out more >>

5’9”…Started playing golf at the age of 11…Credits her father as the individual most influencing her career…Qualified for the Tour by finishing first on the 2006 Duramed Futures Tour season-ending money list.

2012 in a Nutshell
- 11 events, 3 cuts made, $10,872 (145)
- Recorded season-best T33 finish at the Sybase Match Play Championship
- Missed the second half of the season due to a neck injury

Career

  • In 2011, finished runner-up at the Avnet LPGA Classic; tied for 10th at the CN Canadian Women's Open; tied 11th at the HSBC Women's Champions; tied for 14th at the RICOH Women's British Open; tied for 32nd at the Kia Classic; tied for 33rd at the Kraft Nabisco Championship; tied for 43rd at the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup and tied for 46th at the Honda LPGA Thailand.
  • In 2010, recorded a runner-up finish at the LPGA Championship Presented by Wegmans-- her career-best finish at a major --and tied for third at the Kraft Nabisco Championship; finished third at the LPGA Hana Bank Championship Presented by SK telecom; tied for third at the HSBC Women's Championship; finished in the top-10 nine additional times.
  • In 2009, best finish was a tie for third at both the Michelob ULTRA Open at Kingsmill and the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic Presented by Kroger; carded a career-low and tournament-record 62 in the second round of the CN Canadian Women's Open, where she tied for 10th; finished in the top-10 nine additional times; finished the season tied for first on Tour in greens in regulation (GIR) putting average (1.75); carded her first LPGA career hole-in-one during the second round of the Safeway Classic Presented by Coca-Cola.
  • In 2008, recorded career-best runner-up finishes at the Corona Championship and the Samsung World Championship, where she crossed the $1 million mark in career earnings.
  • In 2007, best finish was a tie for 22nd at the Safeway Classic Presented by Pepsi.
  • In 2006, turned professional in March and joined the Duramed Futures Tour, where she won five events and recorded six additional top-10 finishes; named Duramed Futures Tour Rookie of the Year; placed first on the Duramed Futures Tour season-ending money list to earn exempt status for the 2007 LPGA season.

    Amateur
    Kim had a successful amateur career. She won the 2004 Song am Bae Amateur and was a member of the 2004-05 Korean National Golf Teams. In 2005, she recorded victories at the Hoshim Amateur, the Green National Junior Championship, and the FUTURES Tour 2006 Qualifying Tournament. Kim earned low-amateur honors with an eighth-place finish at the 2005 Suntory Ladies Open on the LPGA of Japan (JLPGA).

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