Tag Archives: Grace Park

Jun
11
2012
By Stephanie Wei under LPGA

Thanks for the memories and inspiration, Grace.

Grace Park, who has battled injuries in recent years, decided to hang up her clubs and announced her retirement at the LPGA Championship, making it the last event of her professional career. The 33-year-old from South Korea was one of the pioneers from her country in the women’s golf circuit, turning pro two years after Se Ri Pak in 1999.

Park won six times on the LPGA, along with capturing the 2004 Kraft Nabisco Championship, the first major of the season for the ladies.

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Jun
11
2012

Chinese government seizes trophy from Feng immediately after trophy presentation...ha!

China didn’t have to buy a major championship, after all. As you may recall a few years ago, the government offered Yani Tseng an absurd amount of money — in the range of $25 million — if the Taiwanese golfer exchanged her passport for a Chinese one. She turned it down.

Shanshan “Jenny” Feng shot a final-round five-under 67 to become the first Chinese player to win an LPGA event and major title.

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