(CNN)-Sei Young Kim achieved her first major title at the Women’s PGA Championship with a score equaling final round 63.
Beginning with 2 shots higher than the previous champions she finished her game to 5 shots defeating a 3 time Women’s PGA champion; a South Korean Inbee Park. The 27-yr old also set a record scoring 266. She first smacked her candy during the first round.
“I am so excited, I’ am actually really hiding my tear at the moment,” Kim said after the win.” It was a major that I really wanted so very excited and happy that I got it done.
“I stuck to my game plan, just focused one shot at a time. I dint want to play like this was my final round but just stick to my momentum that I played (with) all week and that worked out.”
A three time Women’s PGA Champion between 2013-2015, Park shot five less but still finished five shot ahead of Kim, later she applauded Kim saying she was “really untouchable” during her finals.
Spanning across the leader board Spain’s Carlota Cignada and Japan’s Nasa Hatoka followed Park.
Kim has won an LGPA title every year since 2015 and this year has earned $645,000.
Amidst the pandemic, the final golf season for US Women’s Open, is scheduled from December 10-14 this year.
(CNN)-Sei Young Kim captured her first major title with the outcome equal to 63rd round in the Women’s PGA Championship.
She finished her game with five shots that defeat three Women’s PGA champions; one of South Korean Inbee Park at 2 shot above the previous champions. The 27-year-old also set a 266 target. In the first round, she smacked her sweetheart.
A 3 times PGA Women’s Champion from 2013-2015, Park shot five but was also shot five in front of Kim, and later praised Kim for claiming that during her final it was “really untouchable.”
Carlota Cignada and Nasa Hatoka, Japanese, accompanied Park on the leading board.
Every year since 2015, Kim obtained an LGPA title, earning $645,000 this year.
The final US Women’s Open golf season, which is set for 10-14 December, is set in the middle of the pandemic.