Lauren Kim played golf at Stanford, from which
she graduated in 2016. She gained limited status on the LPGA
at the end of 2016 for the 2017 season. In that year, she
played two LPGA events, missing the cut in both.
She mainly focused on the Symetra Tour that
year, where she made $21,000 and finished 38th on the money
list. She regained her LPGA status by finishing 45th at Q-School