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TODAY   |  July 01, 2013

US Open winner: Golf course ‘makes me calm’

Sunday was a historic day in Long Island, where Inbee Park, 24, won the U.S. Women’s Open, making her the first woman since 1950 to sweep the year’s first three majors within a season. She talks to the TODAY anchors about her big win.

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>> hat to you. just another trophy, right?

>> no, it's not ichl.

>> it's such a big thing for me winning u.s. women's open and something nobody has done for like 60 years. so it's great to be one of -- put my name on the trophy and has been such an honor and very lucky as a golfer.

>> one of the thisou're known for other than playing great golf is you're very calm on the court. they call you the queen of serene. is that how you feel inside?

>> no, i'm a human and i feel the emotions everybody else feels. i feel the pressure and i feel everything that other people do, but when i'm on the golf course . it just makes me really calm and makes me able to concentrate.

>> you mentioned -- this is the first time since 1950 that a woman won three major titles consecutively and what is your hope for women in the sport?

>> i don't know. i mean, there's too many things happening at the moment and i mean, just to put my name next to a lady like that is such a big honor and i mean, as a woman's golfer, i