Reporter Kim Do-yong = Lee So-young (25‧Lotte), Park Hyun-kyung (22‧Korea Land Trust), and Hong Jeong-min (20‧CJ On) missed the opportunity to turn around due to bad weather at the opening game of the Korea Women’s Professional Golf (KLPGA) Tour 2023 season. Style) re-challenges his first win in Vietnam.
The second tournament of the KLPGA Tour 2023 season, the PLK Pacific Rings Korea Championship (total prize of 700 million won), will be held at Twin Doves Golf Club (par 72/6549 yards) in Vietnam for three days from the 16th.
In this tournament, Park Min-ji (24‧ NH Investment & Securities), who won the prize money ranking in the 2022 season, Kim Soo-ji (26, Dongbu Construction), who won the grand prize and won the average at-bats, and Park Ji-young (26, Korea, who won the Hana Financial Group Singapore Women’s Open), the opening game of the new season. land trust) is absent.
With strong contenders missing, Lee So-young, Park Hyeon-kyung, and Hong Jung-min, who unfortunately failed to get a chance to turn around in the opening game, aim for the top spot. All three players left regrets in the last tournament.
The three recorded 10 under par until the second day at the Hana Financial Group Singapore Women’s Open, which was scheduled for the third round, and were tied for second place, one stroke behind Park Ji-young, the sole leader.
However, on the day of the final 3rd round, the tournament was suspended several times from the morning due to local weather problems, and the 3rd round was completely canceled as the game could not resume until noon.
In the end, as the final ranking was decided based on the results of the second round, Lee So-young, Park Hyun-kyung, and Hong Jung-min could not even try and had to finish the tournament. Unfortunately, the three players who finished the opening game will challenge to win again in this competition.
Coincidentally, Lee So-young has a good memory at Twin Doves Golf Club, where this tournament is held, and is determined to do well. Soyoung Lee took second place at the Hyosung Championship held here in 2018, and tied for fourth place in 2019.
Lee So-young showed confidence, “When I played at Twin Doves Golf Club, the results of my iron shots were always good. Instead, it is difficult to play the greens, but if I attack the greens well, I will be able to achieve good results.” 토토
Last season, Park Hyun-kyung, who finished second in average putting and 10th in average at-bats, despite being unrelated last season, succeeded in passing the cut in all competitions, aiming for her first win at the beginning of the season through stable game operation.
In addition to these, Lim Hee-jung (22‧ Korea Land Trust), Lee Ga-young (23 ‧ NH Investment & Securities), and Jo A-yeon (22 ‧ Dongbu Construction), who won the championship in the 2022 season, will also challenge their first win this season.