Kristen Park of Buena Park, California has been selected as the Rolex Player of the Year by the AJGA. Kristen’s 2010 record consisted of winning 2 major’s, The Rolex Tournament of Champion’s and the Ping Invitational where Kristen shot 67 in the final round to overcome a 2 shot deficit and win convincingly by 5 shot’s. Kristen also won the 2010 Under Armour/Hunter Mahan Championship, placed 2nd at the 2010 ClubCorp Mission Hills Desert Junior where she shot 66 in the final round on the Dinah Shore Course. Kristen also won the U.S. Girl’s Junior Championship in 2007, becoming the 4th youngest to win the USGA tournament.
Kristen will join other prominent Rolex Player of the Year winner’s, Grace Park, Christie Kerr, Candy Kung, In-Bee Park, Paula Creamer, Morgan Pressel and Vicky Hurst.
Kristen has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at the University of Southern California where she will enter as a freshman in the fall of 2011.