The first person to jump into the new pond was Lilia Boo (USA).
Boo defeated Angel In (USA) after overtime at the Chevron Championship, the first major tournament of the LPGA Tour season held at The Club at Carleton Woods (par 72, 6824 yards) in Woodlands, Texas, on the 24th (Korean time). surpassed and stood at the top.
As for the results up to the third round, In and Alison Kofuz (USA) tied for the lead at 10 under par. On the other hand, Boo was tied for 11th place at 6 under par until the 3rd round.
However, Boo reduced 4 strokes in the 4th round and finished the game first with a final 10 under par. She then went into overtime tied at 10-under-par in the final as Yin finished the fourth round without reducing her number of strokes. In overtime, Boo finished the game lightly with her first hole birdie. It was Boo’s first major win. 2nd overall win.
The Chevron Championship was held at Mission Hills CC in Rancho Mirage, California until last year, including the predecessor ANA Inspiration. This is the place where the champion made the famous scene of getting into the ‘Poppy’s Pond’ around the 18th hole green. But this year, the venue was moved, and the tradition was in danger of being cut off. The tournament organizers built a new pond near the 18th hole. Safety devices such as the installation of a protective net to prevent the access of wild animals were even installed, but it was decided to leave the acquisition to the champion.
After finishing the broadcast interview, Boo got it with the caddy and became the first protagonist of the new pond. 메이저놀이터
Kim A-lim (28), who was the sole leader until the 2nd round, and Yang Hee-young (34), who was tied for 3rd place until the 3rd round, tied for 4th place in the final 8 under par. Ko Jin-young (28) finished the tournament with a tie for ninth place with a 7-under par.