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Hyun Kyung Park Wins In a Time of Pandemic

Hyun Kyung Park is not only a first-time winner on the Korean LPGA Tour (KLPGA), but she made that first victory a (Korean) major championship. Park, 22 years old, won the 2020 Korean LPGA Championship, which concluded May 17 and is counted as one of the KLPGA's own majors. It was a return to golf for the KLPGA, which had not played in months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The tournament was played without any fans in attendance. Players followed social distancing guidelines and used hand sanitizer frequently; caddies wore face masks. It was an unusual setting in which to win a major championship, but Park surely didn't have any complaints. What she does have is a terrific golf swing, as this slow-motion video shows: Wow. Slow-mo swing of Hyun Kyung Park, winner of last week's KLPGA Championship — Golf Babes (@golfbabes) May 19, 2020 Park finished the tournament at 17-under 271, beating runners-up Seon Woo Bae an