‘Step by step from the bottom’, newcomer Joo Soo-bin’s season’s second top 10 challenge
Rookie Joo Soo-bin (19) started in a tie for 13th on the first day of the LPGA Tour ISPS Handa World Invitational (total prize money of $1.5 million).
On the 18th, on the first day of the tournament held at Galgom Castle (par 72) and Galgom Castle Rock (par 73) golf courses in Antrim, Northern Ireland, England, Joo Soo-bin hit 1 under par 71 with 4 birdies, 1 bogey and 1 double bogey, leading the group ( He finished in a tie for 13th place, 3 strokes behind (4 under par 69).
The tournament is co-sponsored by the LPGA Tour, the European Women’s Golf Tour (LET), and the European Professional Golf DP World Tour. Rounds 1 and 2 are held on two courses, and the final two days are held at Galgom Castle GC. The top 60 players advance to the third round, and the top 35 players advance to the final round. Men’s competitions are held separately.
Eleanor Sudow (Sweden), Kim Metro (Switzerland), Caris Davidson (Australia), and Gabriela Cowley (England), who tied for the lead on the first day, all played at Galgom Castle Rock Golf Course.
The AIG Women’s Open, the last major tournament of the season, was held, and most of the top players left the UK. Among Korean players, Joo Soo-bin, Lee Il-hee, Hong Ye-eun, and Park Geum-gang participated.
Joo Soo-bin, who has the best performance among Korean players, played the first round at Galgom Castle, and moved to Galgom Castle Rock for the second round.토토사이트
At the end of last year, Joo Soo-bin tied for 34th in the Q Series, where Yoo Hae-ran passed first, and won LPGA membership. Born in Los Angeles in 2004, Joo Soo-bin graduated from elementary and middle school in Pohang, North Gyeongsang Province, and attended Gimcheon Central Bang Tong High School to prepare for a career as a professional golfer in both Korea and the United States. In July of last year, he started from Stage 1, the first stage of the US Tour Q School, and achieved his dream of becoming an LPGA member, drawing attention.
Joo Soo-bin, who has participated in 9 tournaments this season and successfully passed the cut 6 times, will challenge for his second top 10 after a tie for 6th at the Shoprite Classic last June.
Lee Il-hee recorded an even par 73 at Castle Rock Golf Course and started in a tie for 32nd. Park Geum-gang was tied for 81st (3-over par 76), and Hong Ye-eun was tied for 137th (8-over par 81) and was in danger of missing the cut.