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Name: - Mi Hyun Kim
Country: - Korea
Born : - Jan 13, 1977
Original Home/Club: - Inchon, Korea
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 1999
Web Address: - http://www.mihyunworld.com

Roll of Honour

Multiple winner on the US LPGA and international tours (see Tournament listing below). US LPGA Rookie of the Year (1999).


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International golfer who plays mainly on the US Tour.


Top tournaments won by Mi Hyun Kim

2007Wmn AmericaSemGroup Ch'shipCedar Ridge210 (-3)$210,000
Played as the SemGroup Championship presented by John Q Hammons (May 4-6; formerly John Q. Hammonds Classic). Kim (S Kor) beat Juli Inkster (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole, to record the last of her eight LPGA Tour wins. [Cedar Ridge CC, Broken Arrow, nr Tulsa, OK].
2006Wmn AmericaGinn OpenReunion Resort276 (-12)$375,000
Played as the inaugural Ginn Clubs & Resorts Open (April 27-30). Second-placed Lorena Ochoa (Mex) and Karrie Webb (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Kim (S Korea). [Reunion Resort, nr Orlando, Florida; front-nine of Legacy course combined with back-nine of Independence course].
2006Wmn AmericaMarathon ClassicHighland Meadows266 (-18)$180,000
Played as the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic presented by Kroger (July 13-16). Kim (S Kor) beat Natalie Gulbis (USA) with a birdie at the third playoff hole. [Highland Meadows GC, Sylvania, nr Toledo, Ohio].
2002Wmn AmericaGiant Eagle LPGA ClassicSquaw Creek CC202 (-14)$150,000
Played as the Giant Eagle LPGA Classic (July 19-21). Second-placed Kelly Robbins (USA) finished 1 shot behind Kim (S Kor). [Squaw Creek CC, Vienna, Ohio].
2002Wmn AmericaWendy's ChampionshipTartan Fields GC208 (-8)$150,000
Played as Wendy's Championship for Children (Aug 2-4). Second-placed Hee-Won Han (S Kor) finished 1 shot behind Kim (S Kor), who recorded her fifth LPGA Tour win. [Tartan Fields GC, Dublin, nr Columbus, Ohio].
2000Wmn AmericaPortland ClassicColumbia Edgewater215 (-1)$120,000
Played as the Safeway LPGA Golf Championship (Sept 22-24). Kim (S Kor) beat Jeong Jang (S Kor) with a par at the second playoff hole. [Columbia Edgewater CC, Portland, Oregon].
1999Wmn AmericaBetsy King ClassicBerkleigh CC280 (-8)$108,750
Played as the First Union Betsy King Classic (Oct 7-10). Second-placed Jenny Lidback (USA), Helen Dobson (Eng) and Beth Daniel (USA) finished 1 shot behind Kim (S Kor). [Berkleigh GC, Kutztown, Pennsylvania; at the time Berkleigh CC].
1999Wmn AwardsRookie of Yr - LPGAx$584,246
Kim (S Kor) won the LPGA Tour 1999 Louise Suggs Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player. Award based on a points accumulation for finishes in Tour events. Kim finished eighth on the LPGA money list, with earnings of $584,246.
1999Wmn AmericaState Farm ClassicRail GC204 (-12)$116,250
Played as the State Farm Rail Classic (Sept 4-6). Second-placed Janice Moodie (Scot) and defending champion Pearl Sinn (S Kor/USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time LPGA Tour winner Kim (S Kor). [Rail GC, Springfield, Illinois].

 

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