She also tied for low amateur at the 2006 United States. Women"s Open. Since joining the LPGA in 2007, she has earned more than $1 million and recorded 10 top-10 finishes. Born in Chicago, Illinois, Park began to play golf when she was 12 years old.
In August 2003, 16-year-old Park reached the finals of the United States. Women"s Amateur, where she lost to Virada Nirapathpongporn 2 and 1.
The following year, Park made it to the finals of the United States. Girls" Junior Championship, where she faced Julieta Granada. In addition to her three appearances in United States Golf Association event finals, Park played on the United States. Curtis Cup team in 2004 and 2006 and the University of California, Los Angeles Bruins college team in 2005, when she was a first-team All-American.
Following a tie for 10th at the 2006 United States. Women"s Open, which was tied for the highest finish by an amateur that year, she turned professional in August 2006. At the 2006 LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament in December, Park tied for 18th place, outside the top 15, which only secured her non-exempt (conditional) status on the LPGA Tour for 2007.
With a partial LPGA schedule, she spent time on the Futures Tour developmental circuit in 2007.
In 26 events, she recorded four top-10 finishes, including ties for second at the Business School Open at Turtle Bay and P&G Beauty Northwest Arkansas Championship. In 2009, Park had two top-10 finishes in 19 events. A sixth-place tie at the Household Bank Women"s Champions was her highest finish of the season.
Park did not have a top-20 finish in the 2010 season, earning $78,572 for the year.
In 2011, Park"s earnings fell to $42,261, and she again had no top-20 finishes during the season. Following a 2012 in which she missed the cut in more than half of her 15 events played, Park had a pair of top-10 finishes in 2013 and over $260,000 in earnings.
Her ranking of 51st on the LPGA money list was her highest in five years. Her 2014 earnings were just over half of the amount she made in 2013, though she made the cut in 11 of her 16 tournaments.
Park"s 2015 season included two top-10 finishes, and her season earnings topped $300,000.
Her highest finish was a tie for fifth at the United States. Women"s Open, a tournament in which she held a share of the lead after one round. Results not in chronological order before 2015. The Evian Championship was added as a major in 2013LA = Low amateur
DNP = did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
World Development = withdrew
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10s.
Most consecutive cuts made – 4 (2008 LPGA – 2009 Kraft Nabisco)
Longest streak of top-10s – 1 (twice)
official through the 2015 season
Curtis Cup (representing the United States): 2004 (winners), 2006 (winners)
Espirito Santo Trophy (representing the United States): 2004.