Inbee Park is a professional golfer born in South Korean. She plays under LPGA Tour and for LPGA of Japan Tour. Since 2013 until 2014, she was ranking on the number one position for Women’s World Golf Rankings. She got a top spot in October in the year 2014.
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According to her biography, Inbee Park had already won seven leading championships up to now. They include the major wins of 2013, and she became a fourth player of LPGA tour who got three major wins in one calendar year. She is also the youngest player who won the U.S Women’s Open. She is a second player who won Women’s PGA Championships for three consecutive years. She is a seventh player who won four different majors in her career and got a Grand Slam. In the year 2016, she was the winner for Olympic Gold Medal for the first time from 1900 in the individual tournament of women.
Inbee Park was born in the city of Seoul and started to play golf when she was only 10 years old. She then moved to live in United States so that she can pursue a career in the golfing. She did win nine events for American Junior Golf Association and she became Rolex Junior All-American for five times. She reached at semi final for U.S Women’s Amateur in 2003 and she did win U.S Girls Junior of 2002. She finished like a runner up in 2003 and in 2005.
When she was still an amateur, she was playing in Kraft Nabisco Championship in 2004 until 2006 and in LPGA Takefuji Classic for three times and recorded the top 10 finishes. Park finished her studies at Kwangoon University in Korea. Her parents are Gun Gyu Park and Sung Kim Park.
When she was 17 years, she attempted to qualify for the LPGA but the rules require people who are 18 years and over to join in this tour. LPGA did not agree and she decided to join University of Nevada in Las Vegas but she dropped out after sometime and decided to be a professional while playing for Duramed Futures Tour since the entry had been lowered to be 17 years old. In the year 2006, she was able to achieve 11 top 10 finishes at Futures Tour. She then finished third for this season and got an exempt status to join the LPGA tour in 2007 season.
When she was in the Rookie season, she tied at the fourth position for U.S Women’s Open in Safeway Classic. Then she finished at 37th position for money list and she was at fourth in rookies. She is married and her husband is Gie Hyeob Nam who is also her golf swing’s coach. She had played in many golf clubs, in America, Canada and Korea. She suffered a thumb injury for a month. Her net worth is 9 million dollars.
Last Modified: Apr 5, 2020