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Ku Ok-hee

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Ku Ok-hee
Personal information
Born(1956-08-01)1 August 1956
Seoul, South Korea
Died10 July 2013(2013-07-10) (aged 56)
Shizuoka, Japan
Height1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Sporting nationality South Korea
Former tour(s)LPGA of Japan Tour (1984–2006)
LPGA Tour (1986–1991)
Professional wins24
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour1
LPGA of Japan Tour23
Best results in LPGA major championships
Chevron Championship10th: 1991
Women's PGA C'shipT12: 1986
U.S. Women's OpenT14: 1986
du Maurier ClassicT9: 1988
Women's British OpenDNP
Achievements and awards
LPGA of Japan Tour
Rookie of the Year

Ku Ok-hee (Korean: 구옥희; 1 August 1956 – 10 July 2013) was a South Korean professional golfer who played on the LPGA of Japan Tour and the LPGA Tour.

Ku won 23 times on the LPGA of Japan Tour between 1985 and 2005 and won once on the LPGA Tour[1] in 1988,[2] the first South Korean to do so.[3]

She was president of the LPGA of Korea Tour from 2011 to 2012.[3]

Ku died of a heart attack on 10 July 2013 at her residence on a golf course in Shizuoka, Japan, and was 56 years old.[3]

Professional wins[edit]

LPGA of Japan Tour (23)[edit]

Tournament in bold denotes major championships in LPGA of Japan Tour.

LPGA Tour (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 27 Mar 1988 Standard Register Turquoise Classic −11 (71-68-70-72=281) 1 stroke United States Dottie Mochrie
Japan Ayako Okamoto


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