Found August 01, 2013 on
PLAYERS: In Bee Park
Inbee Park began her pursuit of an unprecedented fourth straight major with a 3-under 69 on Thursday in the Women's British Open.

Inbee Park begins her quest for history

On a gray morning at the home of golf, Inbee Park set off on her bid to make history Thursday in the Women's British Open. The 25-year-old from South Korea already has won three majors this year. She is trying to become the first golfer, male or female, to win four in one season. Park hit her opening tee shot in front of the Royal & Ancient clubhouse at St. Andrews. With...

Park's dominance virtually unnoticed

There's under the radar and then there's Inbee Park. The 25-year-old South Korean is trying to become the first golfer - male or female - to win four professional majors in one calendar year, and she's attempting to make history at the home of golf, St Andrews, in this week's Ricoh Women's British Open. It's as compelling a storyline as golf has had since...

Inbee Park on brink of history at the home of golf

The cheering jarred Inbee Park from her sleep. The 10-year-old went downstairs to find her father in front of the television in the middle of the night in Seoul as he watched Se Ri Pak become the first South Korean to win the U.S. Women's Open. Within a week, Park wrapped her hands around a golf club for the first time, not knowing that it one day would lead her to the brink...

Park has catching up to do

Inbee Park has some catching up to do if she wants to become the first golfer to win four professional majors in one year. Miki Saiki of Japan twice holed out for eagle on the front nine Friday and took advantage of decent scoring conditions at St. Andrews for a 6-under 66 in the Women's British Open. Saiki was at 9-under 135. She had a one-shot lead over Morgan Pressel, who...

With history in sight, Park keeps her cool

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer Inbee Park once felt she could walk down the streets of Seoul as the No. 1 player in women's golf without being recognized. That was two months ago. Now she can't even make it through a toll booth. The week before she set out to make history at St. Andrews, the 25-year-old Park went home to South Korea to visit family...

Wright can relate to pursuit, but not attention

Mickey Wright can appreciate Inbee Park's pursuit of a fourth straight major this year at the Women's British Open. She just can't relate to all the attention over a potential Grand Slam. ''One big difference in golf now and then - and this was well before Title IX - is women's golf did not get a lot of hoopla,'' Wright told The Associated Press...
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