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LPGA Star Park Sung-hyun Gets Hero’s Welcome After Historic Rookie Season

LPGA Star Park Sung-hyun Gets Hero’s Welcome After Historic Rookie Season

INCHEON, Dec. 4 (Korea Bizwire) – LPGA rookie sensation Park Sung-hyun got a hero’s welcome Monday as she returned home following a historic season. Park became only the second LPGA rookie ever to win the money title, the Rookie of the Year and the Player of the Year honors in one season, joining Nancy Lopez from 1978. Park clinched the points race for the top rookie award in October, with five tournaments remaining in the season, thanks [...]

LPGA Commissioner Calls Fledgling International Team Event ‘Unique’

LPGA Commissioner Calls Fledgling International Team Event ‘Unique’

INCHEON, Oct. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – The UL International Crown, a fledgling women’s match play competition put together by the LPGA Tour, is here to stay as it provides a “unique” opportunity for fans and players alike, the tour’s top official said Monday. LPGA Tour Commissioner Mike Whan said the International Crown, which was first [...]

LPGA’s Rookie Sensation Most Eager to Win Scoring Title

LPGA’s Rookie Sensation Most Eager to Win Scoring Title

YANGJU, South Korea, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – In pursuit of multiple individual awards, LPGA Tour’s rookie sensation Park Sung-hyun said Thursday she’s most eager to grab the scoring title at the season’s end. Park, who turned 24 the same day she made the comment, is making her first Korea LPGA (KLPGA) Tour appearance in a year this week at the OK Savings Bank Se Ri Pak [...]