Born in Yuseong, Daejeon on September 28, 1977, Se-ri Park started playing golf in 1989 at the recommendation of her father, Park Joon-cheol.
He is known to have undergone rigorous training without any days off in order to become the best on his own, such as staying alone until 2 am at the training ground at a young age in elementary school.
He turned pro in 1996 and took part on the LPGA tour in 1998.
In the first year of his tour, he won the LPGA Championship and the US Women's Open, winning the Rookie of the Year award.
She emerged as a national hero, especially as she was broadcast live to the people who were depressed in the financial era of the IMF after struggling to win a bad battle.