Lion Kim, the 2010 U.S. Amateur Public Links champion, notched his first collegiate victory Monday at the Windon Memorial at North Shore Country Club in Glenview, Ill.
Kim closed with a 4-under 67 to take medalist honors by two shots over Ohio State’s Bo Hoag. Kim finished the event at 6-under 207, which tied his career-best 54-hole score.
The Michigan senior fired out of the gates in Round 3, making birdie at his first three holes en route to a front-nine 32. The strong performance also helped lead Michigan to the team title, as the Wolverines held off a charging Ohio State squad by one shot.
Michigan finished at 2-over 854, while the Buckeyes, who were a collective 9 under in their final round, finished at 855.
Led by sophomore Max Homa’s 2-under showing, California finished third at 856. Cal freshman Ben An, the 2009 U.S. Amateur champ, finished T-6 in his second collegiate tournament. An finished T-66 at the Bears’ season-opener, the Olympia Fields Invitational.