Cathy Kim

LPGA Professionals

  • Role at LPGA

    LPGA Professionals Class A Member

  • Year Joined the LPGA 2019
  • Who introduced you to golf and when did you start playing?

    My dad introduced me to golf and I started playing at age 10.

  • Why did you decide to make golf your career?

    I wanted to explore a different side to golf and fell in love with teaching.

  • Why do you recommend golf to more women and girls?

    I recommend golf to women and girls because golf isn't just a sport. It's a gateway to confidence, self-expression, and self-improvement.

  • How can golf be more welcoming to you and other Asian Americans?

    The more faces there are in the golf industry who look like me, the more inviting the game will be.

  • What have you learned from your parent(s) and their journey?

    Hard work, gratitude, and playing to their strengths is what led to achieving their "American Dream."

  • Advice to your younger self?

    Don't second-guess yourself and just do it.

  • Who would be in your dream foursome?

    Se Ri Pak, Annika Sorenstam, Mi Hyun Kim.