Michael Kim wins his first PGA Tour event

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16Jul2018

By : BGA Proshop

Michael Kim didn't just win his first PGA Tour event at the John Deere Classic but he put on a dominate performance.

Not only does he walk away with a winners check of over $1 million dollars but he is now exempt on the tour for two years and to cap it all off he gets a start at the British Open. Pretty good for a first win at the age of 25, Kim looks to have a bright future ahead.

In the end Kim ran away with the tournment shooting rounds of 63, 64, 64 and a closing 66 to win by 8 shots.

"To be able to finish out in style like this, it means a lot," said Kim, who nearly quadrupled his season earnings with a winner's share of $1.044 million.

Kim, who had only finished in the top 10 once in his 84 career starts, entered the final round with a five shot lead but birdied the first hole to settle his nerves. Then made two more quick birdies to give himself a 7 shot lead and he was in cruise mood.

"Even the last couple of weeks, I felt like my game was getting there," Kim said. "I just felt like I needed just a couple of good starts to the rounds."
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