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GOLF4-C-05OCT00-SF-DPM-LPGA's rookie of the year, Dorothy de la sing, while practicing at Lincoln Park golf course, has her eyes fixed on the ball.Photo of the Chronicle of David Paul moregler 4C-05OCT00-SF-DPM-LPGA's rookie of the year, Dorothy de la sing, while practicing at Lincoln Park golf course, has her eyes fixed on the ball.David Paul Morris took photos of the Chronicle after she won thousands of dollars in her first year as a professional golfer, and Dorothy Duras went shopping.Then she went shopping again.But the 20-year-The list of old prodigy is very strange.No clothes, no luxury holidays, no luxury cars.Instead, she bought a sparkling house in a six-bedroom luxury community south of San Francisco ---One for mom and dad, one for her and her three brothers and sisters, and one for grandma visiting on weekends.She bought a black leather sofa and a big one.Screen TV in the family room, brown suede sofa and coffee table in the living room, and five double beds each with plush floral bed cover and pillows.For her little brother?A Sega Dreamcast system.Of course, she does plan on buying herself a little thing: a karaoke machine can be placed well outside the kitchen.The first song she could sing?Anything from the superiorOr everything about her.It can be said that time favorites, Kool and the gang's "celebrations" describe Dorothy's winning years at the golf course.This is Delasin for you: calm, mature and levelBut with a little fun and innocence.The champion will be at Vallejo's Samsung World Championships at the end of this week, and of course she is proud of herself."I think, there's no way!Not only did I win this game!She said her reaction after winning first place in the July Giant Eagle Classic made her the youngest woman to win the LPGA Championship in 25 years.But she was also very blunt and never boasted.5-year-old young girlfoot-Recently, she cut her long hair into a sophisticated bob, but she still giggledso-She gave a wonderful victory speech after winning."I cried, so no one knew what I said," she said with a smile ."."My nose is bleeding for 20 minutes!"Her mother Salfe had to come in and play the nurse."Oh my God, they have to stop the ceremony!" Salfe said."I had to squeeze through the crowd and run there to help her because it was bleeding like crazy.Even if she was in the media room, she was holding her nose."But it's just the beginning of the hustle and bustle.Dorothy didn't talk much about it, but her family spoke about the huge amount of answering machine messages they received after returning from the tournament.Several high-Top officials from the Philippines-The Motherland of her parents-Call to congratulate her.Reporters to interview.Jesse Jackson called her and plans to award her contributions to the achievements of the sports minority.But Dorothy didn't give us a score.1 million, including longLost acquaintances, go to her head."Buddy, I haven't heard from you for two years. you call to congratulate me and want to go out to play?"No," said Dorothy, shaking her head.She said her life has not changed much.No, she hasn't received any sponsorship yet despite her efforts.No, she was never recognized by fans on the street.No, she never spoke to Tiger Woods.All of this will come in time.Now, she is enjoying the glory of being recently named the 2000 Rolex Rookie of the year and earning enough money ---Earning $316,862 this season, ranking her 24 in the LPGA Tour ---Transfer her family from two.She grew up in a bedroom for rent in Daley city."My mom's eyes just glow when we move," Dorothy said ."."It gives me a warm feeling.I am a family member.I want to block a bullet for any of them, but first I will make sure I have a will so I can leave everything to them."Similarly, Dorothy's golf tournament has always been a family affair.Salfe, 48, is the head of a dental clinic and she has participated in all the tournaments with her.Her siblings, Divina, 19, Dodisa, 14, and Arsenio, Jr.At the age of 11, she is her biggest fan.But the biggest part of her daughter's golf career was her father, Arsenio (or Sonny ).To become her coach and caddie, he sold the carpet cleaning business."Sometimes it's good, sometimes it's bad," said Dorothy ."."Father and daughter argue, coach and student argue, employer and employee argue.Although it is challenging, it is good.I won't trade anything with my dad."When her father knelt on the floor of the new living room at home and nailed the golf medal to the wooden board covered with velvet to show on the wall, he talked about Dorothy's victory ---It's like the whole family is on the golf course."We beat Gao-level players --"They're all veterans," he said proudly."We have a rookie this year.We won the championship.S.Amateur, U.S.Junior --you name it."Sonny moved to the United States from Manila in 1979 and soon fell in love with golf and taught himself the sport.He first shared his hobbies with Dorothy and divina, another budding golf star who hopes to be 8 and 7 next yearHe took them to work in his practice field and the two girls were quickly bored.He advised them to swing a few times."I don't think this will happen," Sonny said ."."I just don't want to pay the baby --sitter.Dorothy soon became obsessed with golf, especially with the appreciation of Nancy Lopez and the Fred.She won her first game.-San Francisco city youth--Two years later, as her father described, "just keep winning, keep winning, and keep winning.Sannie boasted that his best score was 63 points, still exceeding his daughter's best score of 65 points.(Dorothy moaned, "he told me that he would leave me alone if I won his score .".Under the guidance of her father, Dorothy won $1996.S.Teenagers and 1999 United StatesS.Before becoming a pro last year, the Women's Amateur Championship.A copy of her first salary frame-for $4,283.00 --Sit at the top of the refrigerator at home.The garage is filled with trophies and golf bags and clubs full of tables."It looks like a professional store," said Dorothy .".) Her parents' bedroom is still being decorated with a bed, a TV set and a stack of golf videos on the floor, including "winning golf skills" and "playing the best golf "."Dorothy is known for drawing smiling faces on golf, a quirky habit she developed when she was 12."This is a trademark," she said .""In this way, if someone finds a lost ball, they know it's my ball!"But it's not all golf for Dorothy.She reads philosophy books for fun, though some of the rookies on the tour try to get her into romantic novels."I will say, 'No!") She also flipped through her mother's dental books and admitted that she would check people's toothbrushes when she came home.Philosophy and dentistry-This is a strange combination!" she said.She says Disney's Mulan is her favorite movie.In her golf bag, she carries a piece of paper with a sentence engraved in the film: "The flowers that bloom in adversity are the most beautiful flowers."But any seriousness will disappear once Dorothy finds the karaoke machine.She is famous for singing it when she is Han Ming, she also likes 18-in San Francisco-and-Dance clubs including city lights."I should have this attitude when I play golf," Dorothy said with a smile ."."Then they will say, 'Oh, she looks very interesting!Sometimes my face plays poker."Without Divina's fashion consultation, Dorothy wouldn't look as good as she did on the dance floor.Dorothy doesn't care about clothes at all, usually in loose sportswear, casual tops and Hawaiian lounges --Shell necklace.("Sometimes I want to make her look good and help her," Divina said .".) At the moment, while Dorothy says she "looks", she doesn't have a boyfriend but is on the dance floor."She doesn't care much about appearance, but she does ask for extroversion."We sing karaoke if we go out for a date," she said ."."He must know how to dance.His teeth are also very good."The 1998 graduate from Washington High School in San Francisco dedicated her school year to golf teams, tournaments and homework.She said she had no friends in high school.At school, I never kissed a boy or attended a prom."I just don't have the time, I don't think it's appropriate," she said ."."I'm glad I finished it.I just go there and do my thing.-Go there, get my education and go out.Almost like this--Go to school, go to class, go home.She likes her senior.The economics course of the year is the best and does not like English as she will never write more than one page of articles."I said that directly," she said ."."I'm not going to play with those or in the corner or anything."She has the same requirements for friends and family."When people ask me a favor and get into this long story, I say, 'Just ask me. '".There are only two answers ---yes or no.I will not say "maybe" or "I will try ".Dorothy called Lance Wong the chief golfer at Lincoln Park Golf Course in San Francisco, and she and his wife Sandra were two of her friends."There is a difference between friends and meeting someone," she said .".So I only have two friends.I really picked it carefully."The same simple, no.Nonsense helped her become the champion of the golf course."I am an aggressive player," she said .""I have been pursuing it all the time.My dad said, 'Are you sure you can do it?I said, "Yeah," and then I hit it."As for her goals in life, Dorothy hopes to follow Woods in his winning streak and charity."It would be really cool if I could finish what he did and even get close to him," she said ."."I want to be a very good example to get a lot of young girls involved in the sport.I want to get more publicity for the LPGA.I think I can do it.I will work harder outside of here.season."She may go to college at some point, but there is no time right now.She wants to live in their new home with her family for the foreseeable future."For emotional purposes, I may move out in a few years ---With the guy with beautiful teeth, "she said.She also wants to sleep better.Some nights she lay in bed for hours before drifting."I don't know how to shut down my brain," she said ."."I don't want.Maybe I'm just too excited."With her coming this year, it's hard to believe that she will miss a moment.