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Kim Kaufman
Rookie Year
Race for the Card

From Clark, South Dakota... Played collegiate golf at Texas Tech University... Hobbies include yoga and reading... Favorite books are Educated by Tara Westover, The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman, The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah, The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides and The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict... If she weren’t a professional golfer, Kaufman would have gone to law school.

Epson Tour Victories (3 wins)

  • 2013 Island Resort Championship
  • 2014 Volvik Championship
  • 2020 Four Winds Invitational

2023 in a Nutshell

  • 20 events, nine cuts made, $22,213 (68)
  • Recorded a season-best T4 finish at the Wildhorse Ladies Golf Classic

Career Highlights


  • 21 events, 13 cuts made, $14,788 (56)
  • Recorded a season-best T8 finish at the Four Winds Invitational


  • 17 events, 12 cuts made, $14,788 (69)


  • 10 events, eight cuts made, $44,459 (3) 
  • Recorded three top-10 finishes with a season-best win at the Four Winds Invitational
  • Finished third in the Race for the Card standings to earn LPGA Tour membership for the 2021 season


  • Made eight cuts in 20 starts on the LPGA Tour.  
  • Recorded two top-10 finishes with a season-best T8 result at the ISPS Handa Vic Open


  • 10 events played, 10 cuts made with four top-10 finishes with best finish first place at the Island Resort Championship. $32,152 (12).

Amateur Highlights

  • Participant in four USGA PubLinks.
  • Participant in three USGA Women's Amateurs.
  • Three-time South Dakota State Women's Amateur Champion.
  • Winner of the 2012 Landfall Invitational while playing collegiately at Texas Tech University
  • Two-time All-American
  • NCAA Elite 89 award (2012)
  • Capital one all district selection
  • NCAA All-Regional team (2012)
  • 2013 Texas Tech Female Athlete of the Year.
  • 2013 Women's Golf Big 12 Scholar Athlete of the Year.
  • Current member of the LPGA Tour