Kim's 41 pars were tied for the second-most at the tournament.
May 18, 2013
PULLMAN, Wash. - Boise State senior men's golfer T.K. Kim fired a third-consecutive round of 71 (-1) at the NCAA Regional Championships Saturday, finishing his final collegiate event tied for 20th with a 54-hole total of 213 (-3).
He was one of only three individuals in the 75-man field to finish under-par in each round of the tournament, held at the par-72, 7,308-yard Palouse Ridge Golf Club.
Kim opened his final round with a bogey on No. 10, but got back to even with a birdie on the 15th. A bogey on No. 1, just his fifth of the tournament, dropped him back to 1-over, but he birdied two of his final five holes to cap his Bronco career.
At each regional site, only the top individual not on one of the five advancing schools earns a bid to the NCAA Championships. Kim finished tied for seventh amongst those not advancing with their respective teams, four strokes back of Rodolfo Cazaubon of North Texas (68-73-68--209, -7), who earned the individual bid from the Pullman Regional.
Kim finished in the top 25 in each of his 12 tournaments this season, tied with Troy Merritt (2007-08) for the most in a single season in school history. His 20-career such efforts are the fourth-most all-time at Boise State.
He closed his career by finishing at par-or-better in nine of his final 10 rounds as a Bronco, dropping his scoring average to 72.18 - the fifth-best in school history.
Kim was just the fifth individual in Boise State history to earn an invitation to the NCAA Regional Championships.