Grace Kim Wins LOTTE Championship


Tour Rookie, Grace Kim won a 3-way playoff over Yu Liu and Yu Jin Sung to capture the LOTTE Championship in Hawaii. In just her third LPGA Tour start, Kim birdied the final two holes of regulation to get into the playoff, and then birdied the first playoff hole to capture the title.

Kim shot a final round of 4-under 68, while Liu shot an 8-under 64 to get into the playoff. Kim started the final round one shot behind Yu Jin Sung, who was an sponsor invite.

And the traditional hula dance the winner does:

In the LPGA Golf Pool, Roland Chan had the best week with 25 pts.

Points for LOTTE Championship

1Grace Kim15
2Yu Liu10
2Yu Jin Sung10
4Peiyun Chien8
4Linnea Strom8
6Lauren Hartlage6
6Natthakritta Vongtaveelap6
6Georgia Hall6
9Youmin Hwang3
9Siyun Liu3

Here are the final round highlights from the LPGA’s Youtube page:

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