South Dakota Golfer Wins First Professional Tournament




HARRIS, Mich. – Kim Kaufman of Clark earned her first professional victory on Sunday, winning the Island Resort Championship at Sweetgrass Golf Club in Harris, Michigan. Kaufman finished the tournament at 3-under-par, shooting 71-74-68 on the weekend. She birdied the last two holes on Sunday to force her way into a playoff with Mitsuki Katahira, then parred the first hole of the playoff to win.  The tournament was just Kaufman’s third event playing on the Symetra Tour. She finished 10th and 15th, respectively, in her first two professional tournaments.

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