Denver's Kimberly Kim finishes 27th at NCAA Championship
Freshman golfer shoots a 5-over 293 to finish tied for 27th in Wilmington, N.C.
By AsiaXpress.com staff reports
May 24, 2010
University of Denver golfer Kimberly Kim finished with a 5-over 293 to finish tied for 27th place at the NCAA Championship on May 21 at the Landfall Country Club in Wilmington, N.C.
The freshman, from Pahoa, Hawaii, shot a 3-over 75 on the final day of the four-day tournament to fall eight spots in the standings. Kim finished 17 strokes behind the leader, Oklahoma State golfer Caroline Hedwall.
Kim won the Sun Belt Conference title on April and was named the Sun Belt Conference Freshman of the Year. She will make her second appearance on the U.S. Curtis Cup Team this June. At the age of 14, she won the 2006 U.S. Women's Amateur Championship, becoming the youngest winner in the history of the tournament.