Inbee Park is a professional golfer from South Korea who plays on the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) tour and the LPGA of Japan Tour. She is currently ranked as one of the best female golfers in the world and she has been rated the number one player in the Women’s World Golf Rankings on four different occasions. First, in April 2013 to June 2014, then in October 2014 to February 2015, again in June 2015 to October 2015, and most recently since April 2018.
To say that Inbee Park is talented and hardworking would be an understatement. Throughout her career, the golfer has won seven major championships counting her three consecutive major wins during the 2013 season making her the fourth female golfer to win three major titles in one year. She is also the youngest player to win the U.S Women’s Open and the second player to win the title three years in a row, the first was Annika Sorenstam – a retired Swedish professional golfer.
Inbee has consistently set new records for herself throughout her career. She was the seventh player to win a career grand slam by winning four different majors in that calendar year. She also won the first Olympic gold medal since 1900 in the women’s individual tournament in 2016.
With all her success, it’s no surprise that she has landed endorsement deals with Lynx, Jeju Samdaso, Mercedes-Benz, KB Financial Group, Panasonic, and Srixon,
Clearly, this is a woman who knows exactly what she wants and will do what she needs to – through hard work and perseverance – to get it.
Bio & Age
Inbee Park was born in Seoul, South Korea on the 12th of July, 1988. She began playing golf when she was just ten and noticed that she had a natural affinity for it. She moved to the United States two years later to begin pursuing a career in golf.
While in the United States, she was a Rolex Junior All-American five times and she played in the American Junior Golf Association circuit, winning nine events. In 2002, she won the U.S. Girls’ Junior Golf Championship. In 2003, she was a semi-finalist at the U.S. Women’s Amateur Golf Championship. Inbee Park also finished as a runner-up in both 2003 and 2005 for the U.S. Girls’ Junior Golf Championship.
Inbee became one of the few amateurs to play in the Kraft Nabisco Championship from 2004 to 2006, She played as a sponsor invite. The Kraft Nabisco Championship (Now known as The ANA Inspiration) is one of the five major championships of professional women’s golf. She also recorded two top-ten finishes after playing in the LPGA Takefuji Classic three times.
Inbee later attended Kwangwoon University in Seoul, South Korea where she graduated from.
Inbee Park’s Net Worth
Inbee Park has a total net worth of $9 Million. We can’t say this is surprising considering she is one of the foremost female golfers in the world. Beyond being an exceptional player who has been in the game since she was twelve, she also has sponsorship deals from many brands which definitely augment the golfer’s income very impressively.
Safe to say, Inbee Park has done well for herself.
Is Inbee Park Married? Husband
Inbee is currently happily married and living with her husband in Las Vegas, Nevada. In 2014, Inbee Park married Gi Hyeob Nam, who is also her swing coach. The two often travel together and as expected, he can be seen at all her games.
They currently have no children together but Inbee has stated that the two wish to start a family together someday. Many assumed that the golfer would retire after marriage in order to focus on starting the family but she has stated that her husband understands her choices and supports her decisions; she would only retire when she is ready to and not when people assume she should.
Though Inbee is a private person, she has also stated that her husband, Gi Hyeob Nam, helps get her back on track when she feels off because of how well he understands her.
Height, Weight & Measurements
As a professional athlete, it’s no surprise that Inbee is in tip-top shape. The golfer’s height is presently listed at 1.68m while her weight is recorded to be 65kgs – in other words, she’s a woman of average shape and height. Her other body measurements are currently unknown.
It can be expected that she practices and trains often in order to remain one of the best in her field. For now, her exact diet plan, work out routine and exercise regimen is unknown to the public.