Sign up today and save up to 83% on a Hartford Courant digital subscription
Topics

Russ Cochran

Kim Makes Surge at Women's PGA Championship

Sei Young Kim of South Korea has already won twice in her rookie season on the LPGA Tour. Now the 22-year-old is taking aim at a major title, making an eagle on the 15th hole for a 5-under 68 Friday and a one-shot lead after the second round of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship at Westchester Country Club in Harrison, N.Y. Kim overtook Hall-of-Famer Karrie Webb, who birdied the 18th for a 71. Kim, who turned pro in 2010 and played on the LPGA of Korea Tour, shot bogey-free golf to finish at 8-under 138 at the Westchester Country Club. "My goal for this year is to become top five," Kim said through an interpreter, "and if I win a major, I could be one step closer."...

Loading
71°