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5’6”…Started playing golf at the age of 11…Credits her father as the individual most influencing her career…Hobbies include yoga, shopping and going to the spa…Qualified for the Tour on her first attempt.
2012 in a Nutshell
- 25 events, 21 cuts made, $427,717 (34), five top-10 finishes
- Recorded a season-best fifth place finish at the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup
In 2011, became a Rolex First-Time Winner at the season-ending CME Group Titleholders, where she crossed the $2 million mark in career earnings. Other top-10's included: third at the Safeway Classic Presented by Coca-Cola and seventh at the Sunrise LPGA Taiwan Championship.
In 2010, carded a career-low 63 in the final round of the LPGA State Farm Classic where she earned a season-best tie for fourth; finished tied for eighth at the Navistar LPGA Classic Presented by Monaco RV; tied for 10th at the Lorena Ochoa Invitational Presented by Banamex and Corona Light.
In 2009, best finish was second at the Honda LPGA Thailand, where she carded a season-best and course record 64 in the second round, and tied for second at the Mizuno Classic, where she crossed the $1 million mark in career earnings; also tied for fifth at the LPGA Tour Championship Presented by Rolex, tied for sixth at the Sybase Classic Presented by ShopRite, tied for ninth at the U.S. Women's Open and tied for 10th at the P&G Beauty NW Arkansas Championship Presented by John Q. Hammons; carded 64 again the first round of the LPGA Corning Classic where she tied for 14th.
In 2008, carded a tie for fourth at the Bell Micro LPGA Classic; recorded three additional top-10 finishes: a tie for sixth at the Evian Masters and tie for ninth at both the Safeway International Presented by Coca-Cola and Stanford International Pro-Am.
In 2007, competed on the Korea LPGA (KLPGA); finished third at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn exempt status for the 2008 LPGA season.
In 2006, competed on the KLPGA.
In 2005, played on the KLPGA and won three events en route to being named the 2005 KLPGA Rookie of the Year.
In 2004, turned professional in November after winning the Hite Cup on the KLPGA.
Park was a three-year member of the South Korea National Team (2002-04) and was twice a runner-up at the (South) Korea Amateur Open in 2002-03.