Seri Pak to enter the ‘Hall of Fame’


Seri Pak, the ‘queen of golf’ (30ㆍCJ) has finally entered the Hall of Fame, which had been the greatest goal in her professional life as a golfer.

On the night of the 7th (Korean time, the same below), Seri Pak became qualified to enter the Hall of Fame as she completed the first round in McDonald’s LPGA Championship held at Bulle Rock in Havre de Grace in Maryland, US. With her completion of the 1st round in this match, Pak satisfied the requirement of 10-season tour career to be qualified for entrance into the Hall of Fame.

At 10:16 p.m, Pak teed off the historical 1st round with Pat Hurst (US) and Julieta Granada (Paraguay). Despite the surging tension, Pak showed stable par play in the earlier part of the game. Having satisfactorily completed the 1st round, Pak sat in an official press conference at 2:30 a.m on the 8th and expressed her impression of becoming the 23rd and the first Asian to enter the Hall of Fame in the history of LPGA.

The celebratory ceremony for Pak’s entrance into the Hall of Fame was attended by Carolyn Bivens, the LPGA Tour Commissioner, etc. and consisted with events of cake cutting and flower presentation. Other Korean players who had finished the match before Pak attended the ceremony to share the excitement and joy.

The official party to commemorate Seri Pak’s entrance into the Hall of Fame will take place on the 23 of September in Daytona Beach, Florida. Approximately 200 guests will be invited to this party. According to custom, Seri Pak, who entered the LPGA Tour Hall of Fame, has also had her name listed as a member of the World’s Hall of Fame.