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Cherokee Kim
Player Profile:
Cherokee Kim 1741706
Height: 5'8"
Year: Junior
Hometown: DuPont, Wash.
High School: Steilacoom HS
Experience: 2 Letters


Junior (2015-16)  Participated in six events, highlighted by first career victory at the WSU Cougar Cup, shooting 5-under par through three rounds…tied for 5th at the Ron Moore Invitational…maintained a 73.78 scoring average.

Sophomore (2014-15) – Competed in six tournaments for Washington State…notched first two top-25 finishes of career…best finish came at Cowgirl Classic, tying for 22nd place…shot a career-best 71 in the second round of the Wildcat Invitational…scoring average of 76.24 across 17 rounds, besting freshman-year scoring average…received Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.

Freshman (2013-14) – Competed in four events for the Cougars and four events individually…top finish came at WSU Cougar Cup, tying for 31st with a three-round 237 (+21)…carded a season-low 73 at the Westbrook Invitational, Feb. 23-24…averaged 79.32 strokes per round.


Four year letterwinner in golf under head coach John Ford at Steilacoom High School…as a freshman finished first at Nisqually League High School Championships and second at 2A Girls Golf State Championships…qualified to USGA Girls Championships and USGA’s women’s Amateur…sophomore year placed first in South Puget Sound League Championships and second at 2A Girls Golf State Championships…awarded High School South Puget Sound League “Player of the Year”…captured first place at 2A Girls Golf State Championships…awarded South Puget Sound League “Player of the Year” and Tacoma Athletic Commission Girls Golf “Athlete of the Year”…qualified to USGA Women’s Amateur and Amateur Public Links…captained women’s golf team as a senior and named Steilacoom High School “MVP” for Girls Golf.


Cherokee Yeon Kim…born in Los Angeles…parents Eric and Jane…younger brother Hunter and younger sister Cheyenne…cousin Erynne Lee plays golf at UCLA…member of the South Sound League All-Star Academic Team as a junior.

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