Megan Kim
Megan  Kim

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Redondo Beach, Calif.

High School:
Mira Costa

Swing:
Right


07/05/2016

Choi, Kim Repeat as WGCA All-American Scholars

Choi, Kim Repeat as Women's Golf All-American Scholars

09/02/2015

Choi, Kim, Van Dievoet on Big Ten's Women's Golfers to Watch List

Choi, Kim, Van Dievoet on Big Ten's Women's Golfers to Watch List

07/07/2015

Choi, Kim Named to WGCA All-American Scholar Team

Choi, Kim Named Women's Golf All-American Scholars

03/15/2015

In the Spotlight: Megan Kim

Women's Golf Spotlight: Megan Kim

10/28/2014

U-M Finishes Strong in Las Vegas, Ties for 12th to Finish Fall

Women's Golf Finishes Strong in Las Vegas, Ties for 12th to Finish Fall

Michigan Career
• 2x Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholar (2015, '16)
• Academic All-Big Ten (2016)
• Big Ten's Golfers to Watch (2016)
• 2x U-M Academic Achievement Award (2015, '16)

Michigan Records
• U-M sophomore (74.94) season scoring records

Junior (2016-17)
• One of four Wolverines to start in all four fall events, along with Elodie Van Dievoet, Grace Choi, and Emily White
• 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 in one event and posted two top-20 finishes, including a round under par
• Boasts a career-best average (73.89) after the completion of fall events

Sophomore (2015-16)
• One of three Wolverines to start all 11 tournaments, along with Catherine Peters (Sr.) and Grace Choi (Jr.)
• Helped U-M earn an NCAA regional bid for the first time in four years -- NCAA Alabama Regional (May 5-7) -- tying for 29th (231) and guiding U-M to a sixth-place finish to advance to its first NCAA Finals (May 20-25) in 14 years
• Guided U-M to a tie for 18th at NCAA Finals, tying for 45th at 220 (72-74-74), missing the first team cut by just four shots
• Competed in second Big Ten Championships (April 22-24), tying for 17th at career-best 54-hole total of 216 (69-70-77, E) which was second best among the Wolverines and helping U-M set the 54-hole team record with an 865 (+1) total
• 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
• Averaged 74.94 strokes per round -- a U-M sophomore season record
• Posted three sub-par rounds, including a career-best 66 (-6) in the first round of the East & West Match Play (Sept. 20-22), which led to a career-best 36-hole record total of 142 (66-76, -2)
• Led U-M with a 2-0 match play record at the East & West Match Play, one of three Wolverines to record a win

Freshman (2014-15)
• Played in nine tournaments, starting the final eight events
• Finished as the top Wolverine in three of her nine events, including a season-best tie for ninth in the stroke play qualifier at the East & West Match Play Championships (Sept. 20-22)
• Played in first Big Ten Championships (April 24-26), leading U-M and tying for 13th with a season-best 54-hole total of 220 (69-76-75) 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 76.04 strokes per round with two sub-par rounds, including a season-best 67 (-4) in the second round of the Hurricane Invitational
• Posted a 3-3 match play record after competing at the East & West Match Play (1-1; Sept. 20-22) and SDSU Farms Invitational (2-2; March 23-25)

Prep Career
• Played Mira Costa High School under coach Bob Timberlake (2010-12) and Tim Kelly (2013)
• Bay League Player of the Year (2011)
• 2x All-Bay League, first team (2011, '13)
• 4x Daily Breeze All-Area selection (2010, '11, '12, '13)
• Helped Mira Costa to four straight Bay League titles (2010, '11, '12, '13)
• Led Mira Costa to the 2013 CIF Central Division title, which is the first golf title, girls or boys, in school history, a third-place CIF finish and a fourth-place CIF/WSCGA Regional, tying for 16th (74) and the 2013 Knabe Cup title, finishing as the medalist runner-up (74)
• Became the first girl or boy from Mira Costa to make CIF State Final after finishing as the medalist runner-up (72) at the 2011 CIF/WSCGA Regional
• Tied for 22nd (78) at the 2011 CIF Final and tied for 51st (79) at the 2012 CIF/WSCGA Regional

Personal
• Given name is Megan Kim
• Born on May 30, 1996 in Torrance, Calif.
• Daughter of Helen and Peter Kim
• Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts
• Undecided major

What's in Megan's Bag?
Driver: TaylorMade R1
Woods: TaylorMade Rocketballz Stage 2
Irons: TaylorMade Rocketballz Stage 2
Wedges: Callaway Mack Daddy 2
Putter: Odyssey Black Widow
Ball: Bridgestone B330RX
Glove: None
Favorite Club: Putter
Favorite Course: Los Angeles Country Club (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Best Career Round (Course, City): 66, -6 (University Ridge, Madison, Wis.)
Superstitions: None

Year Events Starts Rds Total Avg. 18 36 54 72 T-5 T-10 T-20 Sub-Par MP
2014-15 9 8 23 1749 76.04 67 148 220 - 0 1 2 3 3-3-0
2015-16 11 11 32 2398 74.94 66 142 216 - 1 2 3 3 2-0-0
2016-17 3 3 8 588 73.50 71 147 218 - 0 0 1 1 1-1-0
Career 23 22 63 4735 75.16 66 142 216 - 1 3 6 7 6-4-0

 



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