5’6”…Started playing golf at age 12…Credits her parents as the people who most influenced her golf career…Hobbies include basketball, swimming and racing cars…Qualified for the LPGA Tour on her fourth attempt.
2017 in a Nutshell
- 19 events, six cuts made, $23,620 (151)
- 20 events, 8 cuts made, $117,459 (92)
- Recorded two top-10 finishes including a season-best T4 at the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open
- 21 events, 9 cuts made, $165,982 (76)
- Tallied a career-best finish of fourth at the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic
- Recorded a career-low 65 in the final round of the Meijer LPGA Classic Presented by Kraft
- Finished 2nd on the Volvik Race for the Card money list to earn LPGA Tour membership for 2015
- Won the Chico’s Patty Berg Memorial and the FireKeepers Casino Hotel Championship
- Posted five additional top 10 finishes and made the cut in each of her 17 starts
- 2014 Heather Wilbur Spirit Award recipient
- Finished fourth on Tour in scoring average (71.44)
- Played on the LPGA Tour in 2012 and 2013
- Played in seven events on both the LPGA and Symetra Tours with her best finish a T37 at the Manulife Financial LPGA Classic.
- Turned professional, finished tied for 20th at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn Priority List Category 16 for the 2012 LPGA season. Played on the Symetra Tour from 2009-2011 where she notched three top-10 finishes including a career best tie for 3rd at the 2011 Eagle Classic.
- Kwak won the 2006 Seoul City Tournament and 2007 Junior Kyoung in Daily News Tournament.