PLAYER PROFILES
In-Kyung Kim
KOR

2012 was an eventful year for Kim. She recorded a season best finish of 2nd at the Kraft Nabisco Championship and managed to record 5 top 10 finishes. She battled with injury during May but still managed to pass the $5 million mark in career earnings in October.

 

Finished tied for third at the 2011 Evian Masters; tied for 10th at the US Women's Open; tied for third at the Honda LPGA Thailand and Kia Classic; seventh at the HSBC Women's Champions; tied for seventh at the ShopRite LPGA Classic; tied for 10th at the Kraft Nabisco Championship; tied for 12th at the Wegmans LPGA Championship; tied for 15th at the LPGA State Farm Classic and tied for 17th at the Sybase Match Play Championship.

  

 

2010 was a great year for South Koreas, In -Kyung Kim as she recorded her third-career LPGA victory at the Lorena Ochoa Invitational by Banamex and Corona Light. The day after she won, Kim announced that she would donate her entire $225,000 first-place check to charity. Kim also finished tied for third at the RICOH Women's British Open and LPGA Tour Championship. In the same year 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.

Along with her victory at the Dubai Ladies Masters, the season-ending event on the Ladies European Tour (LET), Kim won the LPGA State Farm Classic, her second LPGA victory of her career; carded a career-low in the second round of the Michelob ULTRA Open at Kingsmill, where she finished runner-up. Kim crossed the $2 million mark in career earnings at the Wegmans LPGA, where she tied for 10th.

In 2008, Kim became a Rolex First-Time Winner at the Longs Drugs Challenge, where she crossed the $1 million mark in career earnings; recorded six additional top-10 finishes, including a tie for third at the U.S. Women's Open; carded a season-low 65 in the first round of the Ginn Tribute Hosted by ANNIKA.

Kim made a strong impression in her rookie season of 2007, notching two top ten finishes including a runner-up finish at the Wegmans LPGA and a share of 4th at the LPGA Corning Classic.

Kim enjoyed a successful amateur career. She was a member of the Korean National Team in 2003 and 2004. In 2006, still as an amateur, she shared co-medalist honors at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn exempt status for the 2007 LPGA season; and turned professional immediately following the final round.

 

 
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