Kim makes her debut on the Junior Girls’ Squad as one of four members hailing from British Columbia. The Surrey, B.C. native finished 2nd at the 2020 B.C. Women’s Amateur Championship and T4 at the B.C. Junior Girls Championship. Kim has represented Canada at the 2018 and 2019 World Junior Girls Championships.
Q: What are some of your nicknames?
The most common nickname I have is Laur Laur, but I also get called Laur.
Q: How did you get into golf?
We had plastic baby golf clubs in our house and the first time I hit my parent’s new TV, they said “time to go to the range!” Since then, I fell in love with the game.
Q: How do you mark your golf ball?
A blue dot on each side of the Titleist logo, my initials under the number, and a blue line across the ProV1 mark
Q: Do you have any siblings? If so, how old?
I have two younger sisters who are 8 and 11.
Q: What was the last book you read?
Crazy Rich Asians
Q: Who would play you in a movie about your life?
Gemma Chan or Seo Ye Ji
Q: What is something most people don’t know about you? Any hidden talents?
I can play guitar and apparently, I can rap pretty well in Korean.
Q: What exercise do you dread the most?
Cardio is not my favorite.
Q: What was the last picture that you took on your phone?
A picture of my youngest sister looking like a penguin
Q: What is the best thing about your hometown?
It is peaceful, safe, close to the city, and it is right by the ocean
Q: Do you have any superstitions?
Never open umbrellas indoors, eat pasta and steak at least once during a tournament.
Q: What is the most surprising thing in your golf bag?
A 4-month-old, half-eaten cliff bar
Q: If you could have a walk-up song on the first tee box, what would it be?
Depends on my mood but I would choose either Levitating by Dua Lipa and DaBaby, or Kick It by NCT 127
Ball: Titleist Pro V1