Pioneer Pak blazed trail for Korean golfers to follow

Updated: June 29, 2007, 7:23 PM ET
By Bob Harig | Special to ESPN.com

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. -- She must sometimes wonder what she started. If Se Ri Pak chose to study the scoreboard Friday at the U.S. Women's Open, she would have been awash with pride, seeing her country's flag beside so many names.

Then again, all of the South Koreans who have come over to the United States -- many because of Pak's success -- are making the task of winning tournaments all the more difficult, even for Pak, already eligible for the LPGA Hall of Fame at age 29.


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