Born:June 10, 1978 in Seoul, South Korea.
Total professional wins (8), including LPGA Tour wins (6) and LPGA of Japan (2). US LPGA Rookie of the Year (2001).
Former LPGA Tour player, who retired from the Tour in 2014.
Played as the inaugural Honda LPGA Thailand (Oct 20-22; LPGA Tr event). Second-placed Diana D'Alessio (USA) finished 5 shots behind Han (S Kor), who posted her sixth LPGA Tour win. [Amata Spring CC, Bangkok, Thailand].
Played as the LPGA Corning Classic (May 25-28). Hee-Won Han (S Kor) beat Meena Lee (S Kor) with a par at the fourth playoff hole, to record her fifth LPGA Tour win. [Corning CC, Corning, nr Elmira, New York].
Played as the Office Depot Championship (Sept 30-Oct 2). Second-placed Soo-Yun Kang (S Kor) finished 2 shots behind Han (S Kor). Monday finish required following bad weather on earlier days. [Trump Natl GC, Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles, CA].
Played as the Safeway Classic presented by Pepsi (Sept 17-19). Han (S Kor) beat Lorie Kane (Can) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Columbia Edgewater CC, Portland, Oregon].
Played as the Sybase Big Apple Classic presented by Lincoln Mercury (July 17-20). Second-placed Meg Mallon (USA) finished 2 shots behind Han (S Kor). [Wykagyl CC, New Rochelle, New York].
Played as Wendy's Championship for Children (Aug 8-10). Han (S Kor) beat Wendy Ward (USA) with a birdie at the third playoff hole. [Tartan Fields GC, Dublin, nr Columbus, Ohio].
Han (S Kor) won the LPGA Tour 2001 Louise Suggs Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player. Award based on a points accumulation for finishes in Tour events. Han finished 70th on the LPGA money list, with earnings of $131,669.
LPGA Tour Championship: the CME Group Tour Championship brings the curtain down on the LPGA Tour’s 2020 season at Tiburón Golf Club in Florida (Dec 17-20).
Race to Dubai: the European Tour’s season-long Order of Merit comes to its conclusion in the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai (Dec 10-13).
Peter Alliss: accomplished player, Ryder Cup star, course designer, writer, humourist and commentator, this legend of the game will be greatly missed by his legions of followers … golfers and armchair golf enthusiasts alike.
Angela Stanford: major championship winner and Solheim Cup star, records an impressive win in her home state of Texas in the Volunteers of America Classic.
Traigh Golf Course (pronounced "try", and meaning "beach" in Gaelic): You'll find this nine-hole seaside gem on the scenic coast road (as opposed to the more inland and quicker A830) between Arisaig and Morar. Although not on the well-beaten path of Scotland's "trophy" courses, if you are passing through this area, it's a must play.
Cullen Links Golf Club: "immensely scenic", "quirky as golf can get", "short!", "hugely enjoyable" ... Cullen Links attracts as wide a variety of comments as it lays down golfing challenges. Shoehorned into this 4,600 yard treasure trove are ten par-3s, seven par-4s and a good-length par-5. Here you'll find all the seaside scenery a golfer could ask for, and a lot more besides. Read More...
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