In the Winner's Circle ... with Hee Young Park

Hee Young Park
Photo Credit: Harry How/Getty Images

Hee Young Park of South Korea reacts at the end of her round on the 18th hole during round one of the Manulife Financial LPGA Classic at the Grey Silo Golf Course in Waterloo, Canada.

2013 Manulife Financial LPGA Classic
Grey Silo Golf Course, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

 

Born: Seoul, South Korea
Lives: Orlando, Florida
Birthdate: May 24, 1987 – currently 26 years, 1 months, 20 days
Qualified for LPGA Tour: Third at 2007 LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament
Turned Professional: 2004

  • VICTORIES
    • LPGA: 2nd career victory: 2011 CME Group Titleholders; 2013 Manulife Financial LPGA Classic
    • International: 9th career win globally including six on the KLPGA
  • OF NOTE
    • Park became the 11th player in LPGA history to shoot 61 during the third round
    • 61 is Park’s career-best round – previous career-best was 63 at the 2010 LPGA State Farm Classic
  • MONEY
    • CAREER:  With the $195,000 first-place check, Hee Young will move to 71st on the LPGA Career Money List with $3,225,771
    • SEASON: Hee Young moves inside the top-10 on the LPGA Official Money List with $577,793
  • ROLEX RANKINGS
    • With her win, Hee Young is projected to move to 21st on the Rolex Women’s World Rankings, up from 37th
  • MANULIFE FINANCIAL LPGA CLASSIC RECORD
    • Angela finished tied for 31st at last year’s inaugural Manulife Financial LPGA Classic
  • 2013 IN A NUTSHELL
    • 15 events, 13 cuts made, $577,793,  4 top-10’s
  • 2012 RECAP
    • 25 events, 21 cuts made, $427,717 earned, 5 top-10’s
  • OF NOTE
    • Hee Young’s first career playoff appearance and first playoff win
    • Both of her career victories came after holding the 54-hole lead
    • Fourth South Korean to earn a win on the LPGA Tour this season joining Jiyai Shin, Inbee Park and Ilhee Lee

Topics: In the winners circle, Park, Hee Young, Manulife Financial LPGA Classic

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