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(Male) Koreans dominate the U.S. Amateur Two Years Straight setting another record!

Byeong Hun An - US Amateur Champion

Byeong Hun An - US Amateur Champion

Last year, it was Korean Kiwi Danny Lee who broke Tiger Wood’s 14 year record of being the youngest golfer to win the United States Amateur Golf Championship. This year, An Byung-Hun (also spelled Byeong-Hun An) decided 18 years and one month was too old for the prestigious event which has bred professionals Phil Mickelson, Justin Leonard and recent PGA winner Ryan Moore (from my hometown of Puyallup). High Schooler An was 17 years when beating Clemson University Senior Ben Martin 7 to 5. Continue reading

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(K/Gyopo) Korean American In-Bee Park wins the U.S. Open

Gyopo In-Bee Park wins the U.S. Open

“Korean teenager Park In-bee holds the U.S. Women’s Open championship trophy after finishing at 9-under for a four shot victory. At 19, she is the youngest ever champion of the U.S. Women’s Open.”

I watched this Gyopo girl when she was in her teens dominating the Jr. circuit.  She now has achieved greatness already at 19 years of age.  Korean Americans and Koreans have been dominating the professional womens’ tour for quite some time and In-Bee Park adds to the list of winners. Continue reading

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