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Sung Hyun Park
Rookie Year
2017
Height
5'6"
Career Earnings
$2,627,648

LPGA Victories (3 wins, 1 major)

  • 2018 Volunteers of America LPGA Texas Classic 
  • 2017 U.S. Women's Open Conducted by the USGA, CP Women's Open

LPGA Awards

  • 2017 Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year, Rolex Player of the Year, Season Money Title

2017 in a Nutshell:

  • 23 events, 23 cuts made, $2,335,883 (1)
  • Became a Rolex First-Time Winner at the U.S. Women's Open, and won again one month later at the CP Women's Open
  • Tied with So Yeon Ryu for Rolex Player of the Year honors and clinched the Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year award with five events remaining on the schedule
  • Became the first player to win Rookie of the Year and Player of the Year awards in the same year since Nancy Lopez in 1978
  • Became the fastest player in LPGA history to reach $2 million in career earnings at 7 months and 13 days (19 starts) and the fastest to reach $1 million following her U.S. Women's Open victory at 4 months and 14 days (14 starts)
  • Finished second in scoring average (69.247) and the Race to the CME Globe

Career Highlights

2016:

  • Competed in seven LPGA tournaments with four top-10s: Kia Classic (T4), ANA Inspiration (T6), U.S. Women's Open (T3), The Evian Championship (T2)
  • Played 28 rounds on the LPGA, with 12 rounds in the 60s, including all four rounds at the Evian Championship (63-68-67-69)
  • Tied for third at the U.S. Women's Open, her first appearance in a USGA tournament
  • Won seven times and was the top earning player on the Korea Ladies Professional Golf Association (KLPGA)
  • Ranked 10th in the Rolex Rankings, as of December 2016, making her the only non-LPGA member in the top-10 at the time
  • Earned LPGA membership for the 2017 season via category 10 (non-member Top 40) on the LPGA Priority List
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