Park Hyun-kyung (22) was named at the top of the leaderboard on the first day of the ‘PLK Pacific Rings Korea Championship with SBS GOLF’, the second tournament of the 2023 season of the Korea Women’s Professional Golf (KLPGA) Tour.
On the first day of the tournament held at the Twin Doves Golf Club (par 72) in Binh Duong Province, northern Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on the 16th, Park Hyun-kyung shot a 5-under-par 67 with 6 birdies and 1 bogey, and Lee So-young (25) caught 5 birdies in nobogie. tied for third place with She is one stroke behind Ko Ji-woo (20) and Madasom (23), who tied for the lead with a 6-under-par 66 stroke.
Park Hyun-kyung finished runner-up at the Hana Financial Group Singapore Women’s Open, the season opener held in Singapore last week. On the last day, the match was canceled due to lightning and other bad weather, so she fell behind the leader Park Ji-young (26) by one stroke.
However, Park Hyun-kyung said, “She got off to a good start on this day and is continuing her good shot feeling to aim for her 2nd consecutive win, which makes her look forward to it.” Park Hyun-kyung said, “She made three consecutive birdies on holes 7 through 9, and added birdies on holes 11 and 14 to tie for the lead. However, she was unable to reduce her strokes, trading her birdies and bogeys apiece for the rest of the hole, so she ended her first day in a tie for third place by one stroke.
Ko Ji-woo and Madasom, who debuted on the KLPGA Tour in the 2022 season, took the first chance to win the tour by rising to the joint lead. Go Ji-woo tied for the lead with 7 birdies and 1 bogey, and Madasom took 6 birdies without a bogey and tied for the lead with a 6-under-par 66.
Lee So-mi (23), who won two wins in Jeju Island alone this season, scored a 4 under par 68 with 5 birdies and 1 bogey, and was tied for 5th place with Kim Min-byeol (18) and Kim Ji-hyun (31), who took first place in the seed ranking match. . There is a good chance of winning the come-from-behind championship by two strokes from the leading group. 메이저놀이터
Ahn So-hyun (27), who returned to the KLPGA Tour through the seed match, recorded a 4-over-par 76 and started in a tie for 82nd. Jang Ha-na (30), who is having a hard time with an injury, was also sluggish with a 5-over-par 77 and tied for 86th place.
Amateur Kwak Ye-bin (23), who participated at the invitation of a sponsor, was automatically cut off by hitting a 17-over-par 89. The KLPGA Tour is automatically cut off when recording 16 over par or higher in each round. This is the so-called 88 stroke rule.