Inbee Park carried an empty water bottle into Poppie's Pond to fill for her father. She plans to dump it on his head when they both get to Hawaii in two weeks.
Gun Gyu Park bought a plane ticket and was on his way to the airport for a trip to California to watch his daughter play the Kraft Nabisco Championship when she kindly asked him to stay home.
"I really stopped him because if he came, I would want to win so bad," Park said. "That might be on my mind playing today."
Gun Gyu was understandably upset, but Park said she was relieved her father listened. That leap into Poppie's Pond marked the 25th anniversary of one of the LPGA's most cherished traditions. It was also her parents' 25th wedding anniversary.
Can't think of a nicer gift.
The first time Inbee won a major -- the 2008 US Women's Open -- she was 19. Four years and 72 tournaments elapsed until she won again last July at the Evian Masters in France. Now, she's one of the most consistent players in the world. And her p...