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Sei Young Kim
Rookie Year
2015
Height
5'3"
Career Earnings
$6,402,923
She started the game by herself...Hobbies include reading and listening to music...She has two siblings.

Career Wins (8)

  • 2019 LPGA MEDIHEAL Championship 
  • 2018 Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic
  • 2017 Citibanamex Lorena Ochoa Match Play presented by Aeromexico and Delta 
  • 2016 JTBC Founders Cup, Meijer LPGA Classic For Simply Give
  • 2015 Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic, LOTTE Championship Presented by Hershey, Blue Bay LPGA

Awards (2)

  • 2015 Lousie Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year
  • 2015 Kia Most Compelling Performance Award 

Olympics (1)

  • 2016 Rio Olympics (T25)

UL International Crown (1)

  • 2016

2018 in a Nutshell

  • 27 events, 24 cuts made, $1,369,418 (7)
  • With her win at the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic, Kim set the LPGA's 72-hole scoring record at 31-under 257, breaking the mark of 27-under 261 held by Annika Sorenstam and Kim herself
  • Also in her win, tied the 54-hole scoring record of 24-under 192, and her 32 sub-par holes in a single event is the most in LPGA history
  • Shot a career-low 61 in the second round of the 2018 ShopRite LPGA Classic

Career Highlights

2017:

  • 25 events, 22 cuts made, $1,278,166 (10)
  • Recorded her sixth career win and notched eight additional top-10 finishes in 25 starts
  • Finished the season sixth in rounds under par (63), eighth in GIR (0.753), eighth in sand saves (0.598), ninth in the 60s (41) and 10th in birdies (357)

2016:

  • 25 events, 21 cuts made, $1,445,937 (6)
  • Captured two wins and recorded seven additional top-10 finishes, including two runner-ups
  • Ranked third in eagles (12), fourth in average driving distance (271.63), fifth iin birdies (390, sixth in round in the 60s (43) and eighth in putts per GIR (1.76) and scoring average (70.25) 
  • Represented Republic of Korea at UL International Crown, posting a 3-1-0 record

2015:

  • 27 events, 25 cuts made, $1,820,056 (4)
  • Earned Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year honors
  • Captured three victories in her rookie season
  • Became a Rolex First-Time Winner at the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic
  • Won the Kia Most Compelling Performance Award 
2013-2014
  • Tied for ninth at the 2014 LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn Priority List Category 12 status for the 2015 season
  • Finished tied for third at the 2013 LPGA KEB-HanaBank Championship as a member of the KLPGA
  • Won five times on the KLPGA in 2014 and 2013
  • Led the KLPGA in driving distance in 2014 and 2013

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