Who's who: Birdie Kim

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Who's who: Birdie Kim

  • Name:

    Ju-Yun "Birdie" Kim
  • Country:

    South Korea
  • Born:

    Aug 26, 1981 in Iksan, South Korea.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:


Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1): US Women's Open 2005; her only LPGA Tour win.

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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.

Top tournaments won by Birdie Kim

287 (+3)



Winner (holder)

Kim, Birdie


287 (+3)

Prize money


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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].

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