Fresh off regional win, USC looking for strong finish.
THIS SEASON Inah Park is a 2011 senior who has proved a valuable member of the Trojan squad throughout her career, appearing in the NCAA Championships for three years in a row.
2010-2011 Park, as a 2011 junior, had four top 27 finishes, highlighted by a tie for 11th at the Edean Ihlanfeldt at 3-over 219 (74-71-74) and a tie for 17th at the NCAA West Regional at 7-over 223 (73-74-76). She tied for 23rd at 1-under 215 (71-75-69) at the Mason Rudolph Championship and opened the spring season with a tie for 27th at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge. She tied for 45th at the NCAA Championships at 13-over 301 (76-78-71-76), her first and third rounds counting to USC's daily totals.
2009-2010 Park, as a 2010 sophomore, played in nine events last year, including all three post-season events ...She posted a career-best tie for 16th at the NCAA Central Region that included an opening round 73 ... She tied for 30th at the Mason Rudolph (which included a season-best first-round 70) and tied for 33rd at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge ... She posted counting rounds at both the NCAA Central Regional and the NCAA Championships.
2008-2009 As a 2009 freshman, Park made immediate contributions, playing in eight events, seven as a starter. She finished in the top 30 twice, tying for 24th at the 2009 Pac-10 Championships with a 12-over 225 (78-75-72) and tying for 27th at the Ping/ASU Invitational with an 11-over 227 (75-76-76). She also played in the NCAA West Regional and the NCAA Championships, contributing counting rounds in both.
HIGH SCHOOL Park graduated from Sunny Hills High in Fullerton, Calif., where she helped lead her school to the 2008 CIF title as a senior ... She competed and qualified for match play at the 2008 USGA Women's Public Links Championships this past summer ... She attended Bishop Gorman prior to Sunny Hills, and led her school to NIAA titles from 2005-2007 ... Her amateur golf resume includes a 2007 win at the Asiana Championship and a victory at the 2006 Las Vegas Championship Match Play Tournament ... She also tied for third at both the 2007 AJGA at Industry Hills and the 2006 AJGA at Crestview C.C.
PERSONAL: Park was born on Dec. 11, 1990 ... She is the daughter of Gun Gyu Park and SungJa Kim-Park.
PERSONAL NOTES * Most thrilling moment in sports: After making a hole-in-one. * Favorite pastime: Movies, music, going out with friends, shopping, karaoke, sleeping. * Biggest sports hero: Lorena Ochoa. * Favorite music: Rock, R&B, country. * Favorite food: Korean and Italian. * Dream Foursome: Me, Adam Scott, my sister, Lorena Ochoa. * Post-college ambition: LPGA. * Biggest lesson golf has taught me: Patience and having a positive attitude.