This is the player profile of LPGA professional golfer from South Korea, Inbee Park. Know about her personal and professional details in this article.
Player Profile – Inbee Park
Basic Details about Inbee Park
Full Name: Inbee Park
Date of Birth: 12th July, 1988
Place of Birth: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Current Residence: Murrieta, California, United States
Nationality: South Korean
Professional Details about Inbee Park
Turned Pro: in 2006
Tours Played For: Futures Tour, Ladies European Tour, LPGA of Japan Tour and LPGA Tour
Best Performances in LPGA Major Championships by Inbee Park
ANA Inspiration: Winner – 2013
LPGA Championship: Winner – 2013 and 2014
US Women’s Open: Winner – 2008 and 2013
Women’s British Open: Runners Up in 2012
Evian Championship: T10 – 2014
Other Major Awards and Achievements by InbeePark
- LPGA Vare Trophy in 2012
- LPGA Tour Money Winner in 2012 and 2013
- LPGA Player of the Year in 2013
- GWAA Female Player of the Year in 2013
More about Inbee Park
Inbee Park was born in Soul, South Korea and she is playing golf since she was just 10 years old. To achieve more from golf she moved to the USA when she was just 12. Over here, as a junior, she won 9 golfing events organized by the American Junior Golf Association or AJGA. She is also a five time Rolex All American Junior Champions. At 2003 US Women’s Amateur, Inbee Park reached the semi final stage, but before that she even had won the US Girls Junior tournament as well.
Inbee Park studied at the Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas, Nevada. After being denied by LPGA when she was 17 to play the tour, Inbee Park Joined the Duramed Futures Tour where there is no age bar. While playing in the Futures Tour Inbee Park registered 11 top 10 positions and finished at the top of the money earning list. That finally helped her to get the status to play for the LPGA tour in 2007. The very next year in 2008 Inbee Park won her first Major at US Women’s Open.
2013 was in particular the best year for Inbee Park, as she won 3 Majors that year, which includes ANA Inspiration, LPGA Championship and the US Women’s Open and because of that Inbee Park reached at the No. 1 position in the Rolex LPGA Rankings.