Kathy Lim
Kathy  Lim

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Langley, British Columbia

High School:
R.E Mountain Secondary

Swing:
Right


03/03/2015

Kim's Career-Best 67 Vaults Wolverines to Sixth at Hurricane Invite

Kim's Career-Best 67 Vaults Women's Golf to Sixth at Hurricane Invite

Michigan Career
• Academic All-Big Ten (2016)
• 2x U-M Academic Achievement Award (2015, '16)

Junior (2016-17)
• Helped U-M post two top-five finishes in four fall events, including team title at the rain-shortened Trinity Forest Invitational
• Led U-M with a 2-0 match play record at the East & West Match Play Challenge
• Posted one sub-par round along with one top-20 finish

Sophomore (2015-16)
• Played in eight tournaments, with seven starts
• Helped U-M set the 54-hole event record with an 835 (-29) team total at the Las Vegas Showdown (Oct. 25-27), setting the record by 30 shots
• Helped U-M earn an NCAA regional bid for the first time in four years -- NCAA Alabama Regional (May 5-7) and eventually advance to its first NCAA Finals (May 20-25) in 14 years, however, did not compete NCAA postseason
• Playing as an individual, posted a 2-0 match play record at the East & West Match Play (Sept. 20-22) to win the individual bracket title; set a career-best 36-hole total with a 148 (72-76) in stroke play qualifying
• Competed in second Big Ten Championships (April 22-24), tying for 77th at 235 (77-81-77) and helping U-M set the 54-hole team record with an 865 (+1) total
• Averaged 75.43 strokes per round with one sub-par round -- a career-best 68 (-4) in the first round of the Las Vegas Showdown, which helped set a career-best 54-hole total with a 214 (-2) total (68-73-73)

Freshman (2014-15)
• Only Wolverine to start all 10 tournaments
• Made collegiate debut and first career start at the Mary Fossum Invitational (Sept. 13-14), tying for 32nd (237)
• Competed in first Big Ten Championships (April 24-26), tying for 25th at a season-best 54-hole total of 224 (75-76-73) and helping U-M to a fifth-place team finish -- best finish in seven years (2008) and ninth top-five in U-M history
• Averaged 76.88 strokes per round, which was the second lowest season average by a U-M freshman
• Posted nine rounds at-or-below 75, with a season-best 72 (E) in the second round of the Hurricane Invitational
• Posted a 0-5-1 match play record after competing at the East & West Match Play (0-2; Sept. 20-22) and SDSU Farms Invitational (0-3-1; March 23-25)

Prep Career
• In 2014 season: medalist runner-up at the BC Junior Girls Championship (71-71-71-75/288, -4), was the first alternate (75) for the USGA Junior Girls Amateur Championship qualifier girl's qualifier and was 12th at BC Amateur Championship (74-76-72-75/297)
• In 2013 season: medalist at Maple Leaf Junior Tour Classic (77-73/150), earned second seed (71) at PNGA Junior Girls Championship, advanced to semifinal of match play, was eighth at BC Junior Girls Championship (74-77-76-74/301), advanced to the round of 16 at Women's Western Championship, first flight and was 18th at BC Amateur Championship (76-74-79-79/308)
• In 2012 season: silver medalist at BC Summer Games (76-76/152), helped team (Zone 3) to silver medal, was fifth at BC Junior Girls Championship (75-72-76-74/297) and earned sixth seed (76) at PNGA Junior Girls Championship, advanced to quarterfinals of match play

Personal
• Given name is Kathy Hyunchae Lim
• Born on August 4, 1997 in Seoul, Korea
• Daughter of Rachel Yun and Scott Lim
• Enrolled in the School of Kinesiology
• Sport Management major, minor in Ross School of Business

What's in Kathy's Bag?
Driver: Ping G30, 9 degrees
Woods: Titleist 915, 15 degree
Hybrids: Titleist 915, 20.5 & 23.5 degrees
Irons: Mizuno JPX 850 Forged
Wedges: Titleist Vokey Spin Milled SM6: 50, 55 & 60 degrees
Putter: Odyssey Works Tank Cruiser V-Line Putter
Ball: Titleist ProV1
Glove: FootJoy
Favorite club: Driver
Favorite course: The Centennial Golf Course (Medford, Ore.)
Best career round: 68, -4 (Boulder Creek Golf Club, Boulder City, Nev.)
Superstitions: None

Year Events Starts Rds Total Avg. 18 36 54 72 T-5 T-10 T-20 Sub-Par MP
2014-15 10 10 26 1999 76.88 72 152 224 - 0 0 0 0 0-5-1
2015-16 8 7 23 1735 75.43 68 148 214 - 0 2 3 1 2-0-0
2016-17 2 2 5 377 75.40 71 156 221 - 0 0 0 1 2-0-0
Career 20 19 54 4111 76.13 68 148 214 - 0 2 3 2 4-5-1

 



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