HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA – February 1, 2016 –Srixon® congratulates staffer Hyo Joo Kim for her victory at the 2016 Pure Silk – Bahamas LPGA Classic held at the Ocean Club Golf Course in Paradise Island, Bahamas. Kim had eight birdies in Sunday’s final round to card a 7-under-par 66 and clinch the win with an overall score of 18-under 274. The 20-year-old South Korean’s victory on Sunday was the third LPGA Tour victory of her young career, along with wins at the 2014 Evian Championship and the 2015 Founders Cup. Kim also has nine victories on the Korean LPGA Tour.
“My goals coming into today were top 10, but obviously it turned out I won, so I’m really happy about that,” said Hyo Joo Kim with the aid of an interpreter. ”Really happy that I won here because it’s just like a really good start to the season.”
With her victory, Hyo Joo Kim, who plays with Srixon’s new 4th generation Z STAR® ball with SpinSkin® Technology, is projected to jump from No. 10 in the World Golf Rankings to No. 7.