Today NPR aired a story about the impact of Se Ri Pak on golf and the LPGA Tour. It's worth a listen. "Golfer Se Ri Pak's rise in the late 1990s inspired young women like Tiffany Joh," said NPR on its website, "one of many Korean LPGA golfers who trace their interest in the sport to seeing Pak play on TV." Pak recently retired. But what she helped start is in full swing.
Se Ri Pak is retiring after the season, ending a Hall of Fame career that inspired a wave of South Korean players who followed her to the L.P.G.A. Tour.
Se Ri Pak ended an awesome golf career at the LPGA KEB HanaBank Championship in Incheon, South Korea on Thursday. Pak won 39 professional events in her career, including 25 on the LPGA Tour, five of which were major championships. A...
Se Ri Pak is leaving the LPGA Tour at the end of the season. She's hopes she can continue to inspire and mentor South Korean players for generations to come.