Name:Ju-Yun "Birdie" Kim
Born:Aug 26, 1981 in Iksan, South Korea.
MAJORS (1): US Women's Open 2005; her only LPGA Tour win.
Birdie Kim's debut win on the LPGA Tour came at the 2005 U.S. Women's Open, where she triumphed by 2 shots over amateurs Brittany Lang and Morgan Pressel.
The US Women's Open (60th) (June 23-26). Second-placed Morgan Pressel (USA) and Brittany Lang (USA) finished 2 shots behind Kim (S Kor), who recorded her first major championship title and first LPGA Tour win. 17-year-old Pressel missed out on being the youngest ever Major winner, denied by Kim holing-out from a greenside bunker for a birdie at the last hole. [Cherry Hills CC, Englewood, Denver, CO].
2021 Opens: whether by accident or design, four of the top five mens’ Open Championships played in the British Isles occupy consecutive weeks in July: the Irish Open (1-4), Scottish Open (8-11), The Open (15-18) and Wales Open (22-25). The recently relaunched English Open is scheduled for early-August.
Hoag Classic: Ernie Els defends his title in this prestigious PGA Tour Champions event, played since 1991 at the Newport Beach Country Club, CA (Mar 5-7).
New course opens for play at Barnbougle
Bill Coore designs 14-hole layout with “sporty” holes on dune ridge above Lost Farm.
New links course planned for Scottish Highlands. Landowner aims to appoint a ‘world-class architect’ to work on site next to Cromarty Firth.
New Faldo Design layout in Vietnam set for summer completion. Nine holes of the course at Thanh Lanh are routed across a the lake peninsula.
Dundonald Links Scotland: Construction work is in progress on new practice facilities and course changes at Dundonald Links in Irvine, Scotland, as part of a £25 million investment by new owners Darwin Escapes that also includes the construction of a new clubhouse with rooms, plus eighteen lodges. Read more ...
R&A submits planning application for new golf facility in Glasgow.
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