Kim ended years of frustration in major championships with a brilliant five-stroke win over Inbee Park in the 2020 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship at Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square, Pa. Kim carded a final-round 63 to post 14-under 266. In her next start a month later, Kim won the inaugural Pelican Women's Championship for her 17th worldwide victory and 12th on the LPGA Tour. Kim ended the 2019 LPGA Tour season with a one-stroke win over Charley Hull in the CME Group Tour Championship. Kim is making her 10th start in the U.S. Women’s Open, and has never missed the 36-hole cut. Her best finish a tie for eighth in 2017 at Trump National Golf Club.