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From Laos to the Southern Utah: Nuny Kham-One Khamken's Journey to the 2024 LPGA Senior Championship



Nuny on green
Nuny Kham-One Khamken on green

Hi, my name is Nuny Kham-One Khamken, and I am from West Jordan, UT. I'm originally from Laos. My family came to America when I was 2 years old. I currently live in West Jordan, UT, and have two daughters and a son. My oldest daughter is currently in the Air Force in Japan.


I previously worked for UPS in the Field Support Group for 25 years. However, I am currently semi-retired due to business reduction.


I picked up golf in 2008, when I was 35, and played competitively in 2010. I love the sport so much that it has become a passion. I then joined the Ladies League at Stonebridge GC to improve my game and to meet and make new friends. I won the Club Championship there for 7 years and have also had 3 holes-in-one.


After turning 50 in June, I won my very first Utah Senior Women's Amateur Championship tournament at Wasatch Lake GC. Along with the win, I received an exemption into the 2024 LPGA Senior Championship at Copper Rock GC.


I love golf and enjoy playing competitively. Although I may be a little quiet at times, I do love to travel to compete in different states, as well as meeting and making new friends along the way.

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