Only 5 people tied for the lead.
On the first day of the Korea Women’s Professional Golf (KLPGA) Tour NH Investment & Securities Ladies Championship (total prize money of 800 million won), Choi Ye-bon, Lim Jin-hee, Seo Eo-jin, Park Ji-young and Ko Ji-won jointly took the lead and entered a fierce competition to win.
In the first round of the tournament held at Suwon Country Club (par 72) in Yongin, Gyeonggi-do on the 12th, Choi Ye-bon picked out 6 birdies and finished the game first with a 6 under par 66, putting her name on the top of the leaderboard. Subsequently, Lim Jin-hee, Seo Hae-jin, Park Ji-young and Ko Ji-won hit 6 under par 66 strokes, and the five finished the first round with a joint lead.
It is the first time that five players tied for the lead on the first day of a KLPGA tour event held this year. Previously, at the KLPGA Championship, three 토스카지노 people finished the first round with a joint lead.
Among the five co-leaders, Choi Ye-bon, Seo Hae-jin, and Ko Ji-won have yet to win.
Ye-bon Choi, who made her debut last year, lost her seed by only 83rd in the money rankings, but then passed the seed match and received the right to participate in the tour again this year.
Choi Ye-bon, who competed in 28 competitions last year and never made it to the top 10, was far from winning this year, with a tie for 24th at the Mediheal Hankook Ilbo Championships as the best result.
Choi Ye-bon, who laid the foundation for her first victory in this tournament, said, “It would be nice if I won, but the goal is to reach the top 10 once.” expressed his determination.
Seo Eo-jin, a former national representative, lost his seed last year with a prize money of 298,457 won last year when he was a rookie, but returned to the tour to play seed matches.
In the PLK Pacific Links Korea Championship held in Vietnam in December last year, he finished third and made a good start, but in this year’s tournament, he did not perform as expected. She missed the cut – 56th place – missed the cut – missed the cut during four tournaments, starting with the Lotte Rent-A-Car Women’s Open.
Seo Jin-jin, who had a brutal April, turned her mood around last week with a tie for 12th at the Kyochon Ladies Open.
Seo Hae-jin said, “It’s been a long time since I liked the overall shot, especially the iron shot and putt. She is satisfied,” she said, “rather than thinking about winning, I will play tomorrow with the same mindset as today.”
Ko Ji-won is a rookie who debuted this year. Ko Ji-won, who missed the cut twice in 6 tournaments, got his first win in the 7th tournament.
Six players, including Choi Eun-woo, Jang Su-yeon, Son Ye-bin, Lee Da-yeon, Bae So-hyun, and Lee Je-young, were tied for 6th place by a stroke. In addition, five players, including Park Hyeon-kyung and Hong Jung-min, were placed in a tie for 12th place, two strokes behind the leader, predicting a championship competition that is difficult to predict.
Following 2021 and 2022, Park Min-ji, who is trying to win the tournament for the third time in a row, shot a 2 under par 70 on the first day and tied for 25th place. Lee Bo-mi, Park Joo-young, and Hyun Se-rin finished the first round in a tie for 25th.