Sung Hyun Park Wins U.S. Women’s Open, Edging an Amateur

Sung Hyun Park Wins U.S. Women’s Open, Edging an Amateur

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She has the nickname Dak Gong, an informal phrase that can be translated as “Shut up and attack.”

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Feng Shanshan of China, who led for most of the event, had a triple-bogey 8 on the 18th and fell into a tie for fifth.

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Doug Mills/The New York Times

“Not like other Koreans, I am more aggressive in my game,” Park said through an interpreter. “I focus on my attack and being aggressive. And I like that name.”

The triumph for Park, her first major title and her first victory on the L.P.G.A. Tour, represented a significant breakthrough. With her 11-under 277, she…



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