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“A phenomenal ballstriker – like uncanny good.”
“She works harder than any touring pro I work with.”
These are just a few words on Ina Kim-Schaad, the reigning U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur champion, from her coach, PGA professional Jeff Paton.
After an 11-year hiatus from the game and a successful career in the financial world, Kim-Schaad is now putting all of her focus into golf.
The 36-year-old, who is originally from Los Angeles but now lives in New York City, will compete in Stage II of the LPGA Q-School at Plantation Golf and Country Club in Venice, Fla., starting Oct. 14. She advanced through the first stage of qualifying in August.
Ina Kim-Schaad walked away from golf for 11 years. Photo: Matt Sullivan, Copyright USGA
This is Kim-Schaad’s third trip to Q-School in as many years, but she has no plans to turn professional.
As she did this year and last, she plans to compete as an amateur on the Symetra Tour, the LPGA’s developmental ...
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