Mizuno added another chapter to its rich history on tour – with a win for its MP-18 SC irons in the hands of the highly impressive A Lim Kim at the Women’s US Open at Champions Golf Club Cypress Creek Course, Houston, Texas. The win is the 2nd major for Mizuno irons in 2020 – following Sei Young Kim’s victory in October at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship.
Korean A Lim Kim who mainly plays on the KLPGA, shot the lowest round of the week (67), needing birdies on 16, 17 and 18 to win by just one shot. This was Kim’s first US Open and just 3rd LPGA start. Kim’s favoured Mizuno MP-18 SC’s are a small player’s cavity, recently replaced by the MP-20 MMC. Grain Flow Forged at Mizuno’s renowned plant in Hiroshima Japan, where Mizuno has been forging its irons for over 50 years. Sei Young Kim won her October major playing the new MP-20 MMC.
With over 50 contracted players Mizuno Korea is fast emerging as a hot bed of talent for Mizuno on the LPGA Tour. “Our team in Korea do an incredible job working with players and accumulating wins for Mizuno on the world stage. Combine that with Mizuno’s skill in producing these incredible Grain Flow Forged irons and you have a pretty effective combination.” Chris Voshall, Mizuno Golf.