LAHS grad Kim earns LPGA membership for 2019

Courtesy of Symetra Tour
Lauren Kim of Los Altos follows her drive at the LPGA Q-Series. She tied for 23rd in the event.

Los Altos native Lauren Kim secured Ladies Professional Golf Association membership for next year by placing among the top 45 golfers in the inaugural LPGA Q-Series that concluded Nov. 3 at Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina.

Kim tied for 23rd in the series, which featured a 144-stroke play format over two four-day tournaments.

Pinewood junior takes 2nd at CCS; LA girls finish 9th

Megan Chou
Courtesy of the Chou Family
Pinewood’s Megan Chou wears the medal she won for placing second at last week’s CCS girls golf championships.

For the second time in three seasons, Pinewood School’s Megan Chou lost in a playoff at the Central Coast Section girls golf championships. But just like in 2016, Chou didn’t let it ruin her day in Monterey.

The unassuming junior – defeated by Castilleja’s Niav Layton on the first playoff hole – was pleasantly surprised to make it that far after an up-and-down round Oct. 30 at Laguna Seca Golf Ranch.

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