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Birdie Kim

 
 
Name: Birdie Kim
Height: 5'9"
Rookie Year: 2004
Career Earnings: $1,206,648.00
Education: Korea University
Symetra Tour Alumnae
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Career
 
• In 2012, competed in the U.S. Womens’ Open Championship and an additional 14 events on the Symetra
  Tour.
• In 2009, best finish was a tie for 29th at the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic Presented by Kroger.
• In 2008, best finish was a tie for 14th at the HSBC Women's Champions.
• In 2007, recorded two top-10 finishes, including second at The Mitchell Company LPGA Tournament of
  Champions, where she crossed the $1 million mark in career earnings; tied her career-low 65 in the
  opening round of the Michelob ULTRA Open at Kingsmill.
• In 2006, best finish was a tie for 19th at the Safeway International Presented by Coca-Cola.
• In 2005, won her first career event at the U.S. Women’s Open, holing a wedge shot from the greenside
  bunker on the final hole to become the 14th player in LPGA history to make the U.S. Women’s Open her
  first career win; carded a career-low 65 in the opening round of the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic
  Presented by Kroger, where she tied for 29th.
• In 2004, returned to the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament, where she tied for 12th to retain exempt status
  for the 2005 LPGA season.
• In 2003, finished fourth on the Futures Tour money list to earn exempt status for the 2004 LPGA season;
  competed on the Futures Tour and won the Bank of Ann Arbor Futures Classic; tied for seventh at the
  Korean Women’s Open Championship.
• In 2001, joined the Futures Tour and won the Chumash Casino Futures Classic and the Southwestern Bell
  Futures Classic.
• In 2000, turned professional in November.
 
Amateur
   Kim was the silver medalist at the 1998 Asian Games. She was the 1998-99 Korea Junior Championship winner and from 1998-2000 was a member of the Korean National Team. She won a total of 19 tournaments in Korea as an amateur.