Sydney golf sensation Grace Kim is one step closer to earning her LPGA Tour card after winning her first event as a pro.
- Kim hit a seven-under 64 to claim a five-stroke victory.
- The 21-year-old has now moved from 75th to seventh in the Race for the Card.
- Scholar Karrie Webb turned pro last year after a distinguished amateur career.
Kim closed with a seven-under 64 to claim a five-shot victory at the IOA Golf Classic in Florida.
Victory on the secondary Epson Tour propelled the 21-year-old from 75th to seventh in the 2022 Race for the Card.
The top 10 at the end of the year will earn playing rights to the 2023 LPGA Tour.
Kim is undoubtedly a rising star.
Scholar Karrie Webb turned pro last year and will play at the US Open on June 2 in North Carolina.
He has had a distinguished amateur career, winning the 2021 Australian Amateur and NSW Amateur, the 2020 NSW Amateur, the 2018 Youth Olympic Games gold medal and the 2017 Australian Junior Amateur.
He also won two events on the ALPG Tour as an amateur,