Professional

2001 Highlights

• Became the third of four-consecutive Rolex First-Time Winners with her victory at the Williams Championship, where she won by one stroke over Donna Andrews and posted her career-low score of 64 during the final round.

• Recorded her first career hole-in-one during the second round of the McDonald’s LPGA Championship Presented by AIG.

• Tied for ninth at the Bank of Montreal Canadian Women’s Open.

2001 Stats (rank)

Rds under par: 42/81 (15) Rds in the 60s: 16/81 (48) Birdies: 248 (36)

Eagles: 5 (32) Greens in reg: 68.3% (31) Driving accuracy: 70.6% (86)

Sand saves: 38.3% (103) Putting avg: 30.56 (127) Driving avg: 238.30 (126)

Career Highlights

• In 2000, best finish was a tie for 12th at the Kathy Ireland Greens.com LPGA Classic.

• In 1999, won the Indonesian Ladies Open; tied for 13th at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn exempt status for the 2000 season.

• In 1998, shortly after turning professional, won the Sports Seoul Ladies Open on the Korea LPGA Tour.

Amateur

Park, a native of Seoul, Korea, honed her golfing skills in Australia, where she was a three-time Australian Junior champion (1996-98) and the Australian Amateur Stroke Play champion in 1997. Park was a member of the Australian National Team.

Personal

5’7", brown hair, brown eyes…Started playing golf at the age of 13…Credits her father, Steven Park, as the individual most influencing her career…Enjoys watching movies, listening to music and playing video games…Qualified for the Tour on her second attempt.

LPGA Victories, Awards, Etc.

LPGA Victories (1): 2001 Williams Championship.

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Major Championship History

The U.S. Women’s Open became an LPGA major in 1950; the McDonald’s LPGA Championship Presented by AIG became a major in 1955; the Kraft Nabisco Championship became a major in 1983; and the Weetabix Women’s British Open became a major championship in 2001. From 1979-2000 the LPGA’s fourth major was the du Maurier Classic. The Weetabix Women’s British Open replaced the du Maurier Classic in 2001. (KNC, Kraft Nabisco Championship; LPGA, McDonald’s LPGA Championship Presented by AIG; OPEN, U.S. Women’s Open; WB, Weetabix Women’s British Open; DM, du Maurier Classic)



Courtesy LPGA, http://www.LPGA.com.

   

Born: 2/27/80 Seoul, Korea

Residence: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Rookie year: 2000

Status: Exempt

Career victories (last): 1 (2001)

Career-low round: 64

Career earnings (rank): $330,394 (213)

LPGA career holes-in-one: 1

International victories: 2



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