IN THE WINNER’S CIRCLE with INBEE PARK

2013 Honda LPGA Thailand

 

Born: Seoul, South Korea
Lives:
South Korea and California
Birthdate:
July 12, 1988 – currently 24 years, 7 months, 12 days
Qualified for LPGA Tour:
3rd on the Symetra Tour season-ending money list in 2006
Turned Professional:
April 2006

VICTORIES
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LPGA: Fourth career victory. Previous wins: 2008 U.S. Women’s Open, 2012 Evian Masters, 2012 Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia
- International: Eighth career win including four victories on the JLPGA
 
MONEY
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CAREER: With the $225,000 first-place check, Inbee moves to 37th on the LPGA Career Money List with $5,492,724
- SEASON: Inbee has earned $225,000 this season and sits 1st on the 2013 LPGA Official Money List 
 
TOURNAMENT SPECIFIC
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Previous best finish at Honda LPGA Thailand was T22 in 2007
 
2013 IN A NUTSHELL
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1 event, 1 cut made, $225,000 earned, 1 win
 

2012 RECAP
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24 events, 23 cuts made, $2,287,080 earned (1), two victories, 10 additional top-10 finishes, six runner-up finishes; won her first Vare Trophy for lowest scoring average (70.21)
- Placed in the top-10 in nine additional categories including putting average (28.34), greens in regulation putting average (1.72), rounds under par (72.3%), top-10 finishes (12), birdies (347), eagles (7), rounds in the 60s (30), subpar holes (354) and finished second to Stacy Lewis in the Rolex Player of the year race 

 

OF NOTE
- Played in 72 tournaments over nearly four years between her first-career victory at the 2008 U.S. Women’s Open and her second career victory at the 2012 Evian Masters
- Recorded 10 consecutive top-10 finishes in 2012 – a streak that included two wins and four runner-ups
- Crossed the $3, $4 and $5 million marks in career earnings in 2012

Topics: In the winners circle, Park, Inbee, Honda LPGA Thailand

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