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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
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.
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).