The 561st Ranked Golfer In The World Had A Very Good Week

When you’re the 561st ranked golfer on the planet, a week like Chan Kim recently enjoyed wouldn’t appear to be feasible. But it shows that sometimes anything can happen when you merely show up and try. Thanks to Craig Rosengarden for the story link.

So in a span of roughly 120 hours, Kim earned berths in the summer’s next two majors. It’s a pretty impressive feat considering Kim is No. 561 on the World Ranking and has never played in any major championship.

“To play in the Open has been one of my biggest dreams, just to see all the history there,” Kim said on Sunday after earning an invite to Birkdale. “I’m extremely excited and honored.