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Mika Miyazato leads LPGA's Evian Championship

Mika Miyazato leads LPGA's Evian Championship

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Mika Miyazato piled up seven birdies in taking the first-round lead Friday at the LPGA's Evian Championship in France.

Carlota Ciganda seeks first 1st win after grabbing 2-shot Texas lead

IRVING, Texas, April 27 (UPI) -- Carlota Ciganda put herself in position for her first tour win Saturday, firing a 5-under 66 for a third-round lead at the inaugural North Texas LPGA Shootout.

Rookie leads on LPGA Tour

IRVING, Texas, April 25 (UPI) -- LPGA Tour rookie Caroline Masson turned in a bogey-free round of 7-under 64 Thursday that gave her a two-shot lead at the North Texas Shootout.

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Europe up by one match at Solheim Cup

Europe up by one match at Solheim Cup

DUNSANY, Ireland, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- A victory by Anna Nordqvist and Suzann Pettersen gave the European team a 4 1/2-3 1/2 lead over the United States at the Solheim Cup competition in Ireland.

Blumenherst leads on LPGA Tour

INDUSTRY, Calif., March 24 (UPI) -- Amanda Blumenherst, in her second year on the LPGA Tour, took a one-shot lead Thursday after one round of the Kia Classic.

Choi joins women's golf Top 10

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., July 5 (UPI) -- Choi Na-yeon, who won the latest LPGA tournament in a sudden-death playoff, moved into the Top 10 of the women's world golf rankings.

Choi wins four-way Jamie Farr playoff

SYLVANIA, Ohio, July 4 (UPI) -- Na Yeon Choi prevailed in a four-way playoff Sunday, draining a short birdie putt on the second extra hole to win the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic.

Choi one clear after 54 at Jamie Farr

SYLVANIA, Ohio, July 3 (UPI) -- Na Yeon Choi fired a 3-under 68 Saturday to retain the top spot after three rounds of the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic in Ohio.

Choi maintains Jamie Farr lead

SYLVANIA, Ohio, July 2 (UPI) -- Na Yeon Choi hung onto the lead of the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic Friday, firing a 4-under 67 for a two-shot advantage after two rounds.

LPGA: Choi putts way to LPGA lead

SYLVANIA, Ohio, July 1 (UPI) -- South Korea's Na Yeon Choi shot a 7-under 64 to take the first-round lead Thursday at the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic in Sylvania, Ohio.
Ochoa, three others lead at Singapore LPGA

Ochoa, three others lead at Singapore LPGA

SINGAPORE, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Lorena Ochoa, despite a pair of bogeys Thursday, is tied for the lead after one round of the HSBC Women's Champions LPGA tournament in Singapore.

Europe ties women's Solheim Cup at 6-6

SUGAR GROVE, Ill., Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Europe scored 2 1/2 points in Saturday's fourball matches to even up the United States-Europe women's Solheim Cup at 6-6.

Matthew leads Women's British Open golf

LANCASTER, England, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Catriona Matthew shot 1-under-par 71 Saturday and built a three-stroke lead through three rounds at the Women's British Open in Lancaster, England.

McPherson, Kim lead at Kraft Nabisco

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif., April 3 (UPI) -- Kristy McPherson and Christina Kim took advantage of favorable tee times Friday to grab the lead after 36 holes of the Kraft Nabisco Championship.
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Christina Kim hits from the sixteenth tee box in the final round of the Sybase Classic at Upper Montclair Country Club in Clifton, New Jersey on May 18, 2008. Lorena Ochoa wins her third straight Sybase Classic with a score of 10 under par. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo)
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Christina Kim (born March 15, 1984) is an American professional golfer from San Jose, California, currently playing on the LPGA Tour. She is known for her animated style of play, flamboyant dress, and outgoing personaliity.

Kim won the 2004 Longs Drugs Challenge and the 2005 Mitchell Company Tournament of Champions and was a member of the winning American Solheim Cup teams in 2005 and 2009. She was the youngest player to reach $1 million in earnings, which she achieved in 2004 at age 20. This record was broken the following year by Paula Creamer.

Kim's autobiography, Swinging from My Heels: Confessions of an LPGA Star, co-written with Alan Shipnuck was published in 2010.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Christina Kim."
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