Inbee Park WDs from Pure Silk, will take month off to help back problems

Inbee Park WDs from Pure Silk, will take month off to help back problems

Inbee Park's back problems manifested themselves in Thursday's LPGA curtain dropper at the Pure Silk Bahamas Classic, and an opening-round 80 convinced the seven-time major winner to take off the next month.

“I’ve always had a little lower-back problem and some weeks it just gets a bit worse and today happened to be one of those days,” Park said, according to the LPGA, after withdrawing following Round 1.

Park also withdrew from next week's Coates Golf Championship in Ocala, Fla. The 27-year-old is hoping to return to the tour at the Honda LPGA Thailand, to be played Feb. 25-28.

She said, “Hopefully, in Thailand, I’ll be in really good shape."

About the author


Golf News Net

We use the Golf News Net byline sometimes just to change things up. But, it's one of us humans writing the story, we promise.

Sometimes we post sponsored content from this account, and it is labeled as such.

We also occasionally include links to products and services from merchants of our choice. GNN may earn a commission from sales generated by those links. See more in GNN's affiliate disclosure.

What Viktor Hovland’s lost golf clubs can teach us about traveling with sticks Vokey SM9 wedges revealed this week on the PGA Tour Trump, PGA of America settle over cancelled PGA Championship The one thing Tiger Woods will never do in a golf tournament The new TaylorMade Stealth driver hits the USGA conforming list