Lydia Kim
Lydia  Kim


Spokane, Washington

High School:

As a sophomore 2016-17: Competed in eight of the nine tournaments in here second season, posting a stroke average of 90.1 … Shot a career-low 75 at the Dartmouth Invitational where she tied for 19th … Kim’s best overall performance came at the Quinnipiac Classic where she carded an overall 244 to finish in the 11th spot. 

As a freshman from 2015-16: Competed in all nine tournaments as a freshman and posted a stroke average of 88.75 ... shot a career-low 82 in her first tournament as a Johnnie. 

Before St. John’s: A four-year letter winner at Mead High School and was named team captain ad a senior … named to the First Team All-Greater Spokane League for four straight seasons … recorded a seventh-place finish at the 2014 American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) Ryan Moore Junior Championship, carding a 77-74-75—226 … member of the Spokane Country Club.

Personal: Full name is Lydia Sol Kim … born in Spokane, Washington … daughter of Lung and Jungmee Kim … has a sister named Sarah and a brother named David … majoring in Communications.

St. John's Career Low: 75 (Rd. 2 Dartmouth Invitational)

Kim Up Close…

Age When Started Playing Golf: "12 years old"

Favorite Golfer: "Jordan Speith"

Favorite Golf Course: "The National in Kansas City"

Most thrilling moment in athletic career: “Winning the BIG EAST tournament following a playoff.”

Best Piece Of Golf Advice You Ever Received: “Golf is not a game of perfect.”


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