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Teary Pak Retires From LPGA

Teary Pak Retires From LPGA

Se Ri Pak ended her Hall of Fame career in tears Thursday in front of her adoring home fans in the LPGA KEB HanaBank Championship in Incheon, South Korea.

Overcome at the end of the sunny afternoon at Sky 72, Pak cried nearly throughout a retirement ceremony on the 18th hole. The Little Angels children's choir sang, players wore "SE RI" hats and farewell messages were played in a video montage.

"A lot of emotion going on through my mind," Pak said.

It mattered little to the fans and players, many of them drawn to golf by Pak, that she shot an 8-over 80 and was tied for last — 15 strokes behind leader Alison Lee — before...