05 Jun '13, 10pm

Koreans' challenge on LPGA: Turn success into recognition

Koreans' challenge on LPGA: Turn success into recognition

PITTSFORD, N.Y. – The chances of an Asian-born player winning the Wegmans LPGA Championship are about as good as Thursday’s forecast for rain. Well, maybe not 90 percent strong, but showing up without an umbrella would be downright foolish. Same for betting against the Asians. Asian-born players have won the past eight LPGA majors. The tour brought in three of its top-ranked Korean players – World No. 1 Inbee Park, No. 3 Na Yeon Choi and No. 9 Jiyai Shin – for a pre-tournament press conference at Locust Hill Country Club. They have combined for $20 million in earnings and 24 victories, including five majors. Why the collective success? “I don’t know,” said Park, smiling. “It’s in our blood. I think maybe we have dominant blood.” Seven of the top-10 players in the world are Asian. Four of those seven are South Korean. Their straight, consistent games and even-tempered demea...

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