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In-Kyung (I.K.) Kim, Special Olympics Ambassador for Golf


About In-Kyung (I.K.) Kim

In-Kyung (I.K.) Kim, is a South Korean female professional golfer currently playing on the LPGA Tour. In her rookie year of 2007 she had four top-10 finishes, including 5 top-five finishes. In 2008, she had seven top-10 finishes and claimed her first win at the Longs Drugs Challenge. In June 2009, she claimed her second career title with a one-shot win over compatriot Se-Ri Pak to take the LPGA State Farm Classic in Illinois, US. In December 2009, Kim won her third professional title, winning the Dubai Ladies Masters on the Ladies European Tour. Kim won her fourth professional title and third LPGA title at the 2010 Lorena Ochoa Invitational. The day after she won, she announced that she had donated her entire winnings to charity. In 2010, Kim also won Rookie of the Year honors on the Ladies European Tour. In 2012, Special Olympics recognized her as a Special Olympics Ambassador for Golf.

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