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Old 02-17-2011, 07:50 AM   #1
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In-Kyung Kim

Full name: In-Kyung Kim
Nickname: I.K.
Born: 13 June 1988 (1988-06-13) (age 22)
Height: 5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)
Nationality: South Korea

Amateur career
Kim was a member of the Korean National Team in 2003 and 2004 and won three tournaments on the International Junior Golf tour. In 2005, playing on the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA), she won the 2005 Hargray Junior Classic. Also in 2005, she won the U.S. Girl's Junior and was the medalist in the stroke play portion of the U.S. Women's Amateur.

Professional career
Kim earned co-medalist honors at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament in 2006 as an amateur to earn full exempt status for the 2007 season. She turned professional immediately following the tournament.

In her rookie year of 2007 she had four top-10 finishes on the LPGA Tour, including five top-5 finishes. In 2008, she had seven top-10 finishes and claimed her first win at the Longs Drugs Challenge.

In June 2009, she claimed her second career title with a one-shot win over compatriot Se Ri Pak to take the LPGA State Farm Classic in Illinois. In December 2009 Kim won her third professional title, winning the Dubai Ladies Masters on the Ladies European Tour.

Kim won her fourth professional title and third LPGA title at the 2010 Lorena Ochoa Invitational. The day after she won, she announced that she had donated her entire $220,000 winnings to charity: half to the Lorena Ochoa Foundation which funds educational programs for children in Mexico and the other half to an American charity. The donation amounted to nearly 20 percent of her total winnings to date for the 2010 season.

In 2010 Kim also won Rookie of the Year honors on the Ladies European Tour. She joined the LET in 2010 after winning the Dubai Ladies Masters in December 2009. In 2010 she had won €193,154.69 in four LET events, including three top-10 finishes.

Professional wins (4)
LPGA Tour (3)

No.DateTournamentWinning scoreMargin of victoryRunner(s)-up
112 Oct 2008Longs Drugs Challenge-10 (67-69-69-73=278)3 strokesAngela Stanford
27 Jun 2009LPGA State Farm Classic-17 (69-68-69-65=271)1 strokeSe Ri Pak
314 Nov 2010Lorena Ochoa Invitational-19 (69-68-68-64=269)3 strokesSuzann Pettersen

Ladies European Tour (1)

No.DateTournamentWinning scoreMargin of victoryRunner(s)-up
112 Dec 2009Dubai Ladies Masters-18 (70-65-67-68=270)3 strokesMichelle Wie

LPGA Tour career summary

YearEvents playedCuts madeWins2nds3rdsTop 10sBest finishEarnings ($)RankScoring averageScoring rank
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Old 02-17-2011, 05:34 PM   #2
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Great golfer with one of the most pleasant personalities on tour. Seems like a fun lady, and just as cute as she can be.
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