Who's who: Christina Kim

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Who's who: Christina Kim

  • Name:

    Christina Kim
  • Also known as:

    CK
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    March 15, 1984 in San Jose, California.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    2002

Roll of Honour

Solheim Cup player (2005, '09, '11). Multiple wins on the LPGA Tour and Ladies European Tour.

Did you know?

Known for her flamboyant dress and colourful personality, Christina Kim has been a winner both on the LPGA Tour and Ladies European Tour.

Top tournaments won by Christina Kim

2014
America
273 (-15)
$200,000
Banamex

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Kim, Christina

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

$200,000

Title sponsor

Banamex

Played as the Lorena Ochoa Invitational presented by Banamex (Nov 13-16). Kim (USA) beat Shanshan Feng (China) with a par at the second playoff hole. [Club de Golf Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico].

2011
Europe
209 (-7)
€30,000
Sicily

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Kim, Christina

Score

209 (-7)

Prize money

€30,000

Title sponsor

Sicily

Played as the Sicilian Ladies Italian Open (Oct 7-9; for the last time until 2014). Second-placed Giulia Sergas (Italy) finished 4 shots behind first-time Ladies European Tour winner Kim (USA), who claimed her first professional title since 2005. [Il Picciola GC, Castiglione di Sicilia, Sicily].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Kim, Christina

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

$138,000

Title sponsor

Mitchell Company

Played as The Mitchell Company Tournament of Champions presented by Kathy Ireland (Nov 10-13). Second-placed Rachel Hetherington (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Kim (USA). [Crossings course, RTJ Golf Trail at Magnolia Grove, Mobile, AL].

2004
America
Ridge GC, The
266 (-18)
$150,000
Longs Drugs

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Kim, Christina

Venue

Ridge GC, The

Score

266 (-18)

Prize money

$150,000

Title sponsor

Longs Drugs

Played as the Longs Drugs Challenge (Sept 23-26). Second-placed Karrie Webb (Aus) finished 1 shot behind 20-year-old Kim (USA), who recorded her first LPGA Tour win. [The Ridge GC, Auburn, CA].

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