Kang during 2010 Women's British Open
|Born||28 January 1980|
|Height||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
|College||Arizona State University|
|Current tour(s)||LPGA Tour (joined 2003)|
|Former tour(s)||Futures Tour (200204)|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in LPGA major championships|
|ANA Inspiration||T8: 2009|
|Women's PGA C'ship||T7: 2010|
|U.S. Women's Open||T16: 2007|
|Women's British Open||T27: 2010|
|Achievements and awards|
In 2013, Kang was forced to take time off from golf after her immune system shut down and played the 2014 on the LPGA Tour and 2015 seasons on the Symetra Tour. She returned to Arizona State for her degree and earned her LPGA teaching certification in 2018. Kang qualified for the 2019 Women's PGA Championship via a qualifying tournament reserved for LPGA teaching and club professionals and finished T78, the only one to make the cut.
Professional wins (7)
LPGA Tour wins (2)
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of
|1||29 May 2005||LPGA Corning Classic||−15 (69-70-68-66=273)||2 strokes|| Meena Lee|
|2||24 Oct 2010||Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia||−9 (70-69-65=204)||1 stroke||Juli Inkster|
Symetra Tour wins (4)
- 2002 M&T Bank Loretto Futures Golf Classic
- 2004 Greater Tampa Duramed Futures Classic, Betty Puskar Golf Classic
- 2015 Mission Health Wellness Classic, Decatur-Forsyth Classic (unofficial, shortened to 18 holes)
Results in LPGA majors
Results not in chronological order before 2019.
|U.S. Women's Open||CUT||CUT|
|du Maurier Classic|
|U.S. Women's Open||CUT||CUT||CUT||T16||68||T17||CUT||T21|
|Women's British Open ^||CUT||T28||T59||CUT||T27||WD||CUT|
|U.S. Women's Open||WD||CUT|
|Women's PGA Championship||T62||T78|
|The Evian Championship *|
|Women's British Open ^|
^ The Women's British Open replaced the du Maurier Classic as an LPGA major in 2001.
* The Evian Championship became an LPGA major in 2013.
CUT = missed the half-way cut.
WD = withdrew
"T" = tied
|U.S. Women's Open||0||0||0||0||0||3||12||4|
|Women's PGA Championship||0||0||0||0||1||3||10||5|
|The Evian Championship||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Women's British Open||0||0||0||0||0||0||7||3|
- Most consecutive cuts made – 4 (2007 ANA - 2007 British)
- Longest streak of top-10s – 1 (twice)
- LPGA Tour profile
- 1999 U.S. Women's Amateur
- "Kang flops ace to take first career win at Corning Classic". USA Today. Associated Press. 29 May 2005. Retrieved 26 October 2010.
- "Jimin Kang Declared Unofficial Winner of Shortened 18-Hole Decatur-Forsyth Classic". Symetra Tour. 14 June 2015.