(April 19): In-Bee Park Earns LPGA Top 10
Park of Eustis, Fla., tied for eighth at the LPGA Takefuji
Classic. (AJGA/Rob Coleman)
players, both present and past, fared well this past weekend
in LPGA Tour and PGA TOUR events. In-Bee Park of Eustis, Fla.,
tied for eighth at the LPGA Takefuji Classic. The 15-year-old
shot 2-under-par for the tournament with scores of 71-72-71—214.
Park has been a first-team Rolex Junior All-American for the
past two years, earning Rolex Junior Player of the Year honors
in 2002. Park was an honorable mention Rolex Junior All-American
Park tied for eigth, AJGA alumna Cristie Kerr of Miami won
the LPGA Takefuji Classic to earn her second career LPGA victory.
The three-time, first-team Rolex Junior All-American and 1995
Rolex Junior Player of the Year outlasted rookie Seol-An Jeon
in a seven-hole playoff. Read the story on LPGA.com
and at The
TOUR action, Stewart Cink shot a final-round 64 to stage the
second-biggest comeback in PGA TOUR history after overcoming
a nine-stroke deficit and then winning a five-hole playoff
with Ted Purdy at the MCI Heritage. Cink was a first-team
Rolex Junior All-American in 1990 and a member of the third
team in 1989. Read the story on PGATOUR.com.
Harman of Savannah, Ga., the current Rolex Junior Player of
the Year, received a sponsor's exemption into the MCI Heritage,
although he missed the cut.