Reporter Kim Dong-chan = Choi Ye-rim (23) took first place alone in the second round of the Korea Women’s Professional Golf (KLPGA) Tour PLK Pacific Rings Korea Championship (total prize money of 700 million won).
Choi Ye-rim hit 5 under par 67 with 7 birdies and 2 bogies in the second round of the tournament held at the Twin Doves Golf Club (par 72, 6,549 yards) in Binh Duong, Vietnam on the 17th.
Choi Ye-rim, who recorded a total of 9 under par and 135 strokes for two days, became the sole first place, one stroke ahead of second place Lee Jung-min (30) and Go Ji-woo (20).
Choi Ye-rim is a player who has played on the KLPGA regular tour since 2018 and has yet to win.
Choi Ye-rim, who reached the top twice on the second tour, has four runner-up finishes on the regular tour.
In August of this year, she was runner-up at the Jeju Samdasoo Masters and High1 Resort Women’s Open.
At the Jeju Samdasoo Masters in early August, he took the lead for all three days, and on the final day, even on the 16th hole, he was ranked first, but eventually gave up a come-from-behind victory to Ji Han-sol (26).
She also ranked first at the High1 Resort Women’s Open at the end of August until the 11th hole on the last day, but ended up tied for second place.
In this tournament, he had a chance to win the regular tour for the first time, but he has to break away from Lee Jung-min, who won 9 victories on the regular tour, and is in second place by one stroke.
Lee Jung-min, who is challenging 10 wins in 1 year and 2 months after the Dongbu Construction/Korea Land Trust Championship in October 2021, jumped into the lead competition with an eagle on the last 18th hole (par 5).
Lee Jung-min’s tee shot went to the rough left of the fairway, but the second shot he tried with a 4-iron stuck 2m into the hole and caught the eagle.
Ko Ji-woo, who is in his second year, is also aiming for his first win in his career after being tied for second place by a stroke. 토토
Lee So-mi (23) and Kim Woo-jung (24) start the third round with a 7-under par of 137 and a tie for fourth place.
Lee So-young (25), Lee Ji-hyeon (24), and Hong Jung-min (20) are tied for 6th with a 6-under par of 138 strokes.
This tournament is being held as the second tournament of the KLPGA Tour 2023 season. The Hana Financial Group Singapore Women’s Open held in Singapore last week was the opening game of the 2023 season.
The KLPGA Tour 2023 season enters a break after this tournament, and continues the season schedule with the first tournament in the first half of 2023.