Kim earns spot on LPGA

Former Redwoods golfer earns full-time spot on LPGA Tour

Sue Kim has qualified to play on the LPGA next season.

The former Redwoods Golf Club member and Walnut Grove Secondary graduate, finished in a tie for 31st spot at the Symetra Tour Championship after she shot a final round of 80.

The event was held Sept. 26 to Sept. 29 in Daytona Beach, Fla.

With the finish, she placed sixth on the Tour’s money list and secured LPGA privileges for the 2014 season.

Kim, 22,  won once this year on the Symetra Tour and also had three more top-10 finishes.

Following high school, Kim golfed at the University of Denver for one year and then  joined Golf Canada’s national amateur golf team program.

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