Although the championship was not as expected, the tournament ended happily with three Korean players entering the top 10.
Anna Lin’s first ‘top 10’ of the season came in 4th at the LPGA Tour Drive-On Championship ($1.75 million total prize money). In the final round of the tournament held at the Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club (par 72, 6526 yards) in Gold Canyon, Arizona, USA on the 27th (Korean time), Anna Lin hit 5 under par 67 with 5 birdies without bogey.
Anna Lin, who shot her final total of 18 under par 270, finished the event in sole fourth place. She was only two strokes behind the winner Celine Boutier (France, 20 under par 268 strokes). Annalin, who debuted on the LPGA tour last season with the first place in the qualifying series and finished in the top 10 five times, finished in the top 10 for the first time this year. He tied for 60th at Honda Thailand last month, his first start this season, and tied for 20th at the HSBC Women’s World Championship earlier this month.
World No. 3 Jinyoung Ko, who successfully defended her title at the previous tournament, the HSBC World Championship, and won her 14th LPGA Tour career, tied for 5th place with Ally Ewing (17 under par, 271 strokes) with a final total of 17 under par 271. Ko Jin-young, who won the previous tournament, the HSBC World Championship, unfortunately failed to win two consecutive tournaments, but continued his top 10 march in three consecutive tournaments.
Hae-Ran Yu, who took first place in the LPGA Qualifying Series in December last year and competed in her first tournament as a rookie on the LPGA Tour토토사이트, tied for 7th place with Stacey Lewis (USA) and Shibuno Hinako (Japan) with a final total of 16 under par 272 strokes.
Yoo Hae-ran, who was a rookie of the 2020 Korean Women’s Professional Golf (KLPGA) Tour and won 5 wins in Korea, took the lead in the 3rd round and came in 2nd place by one stroke, opening up the possibility of winning the first LPGA Tour, but only reduced one stroke, leading before his debut I had to be satisfied with the 10 entry.
Boutier tied with Georgia Hall (England) and won the championship after overtime.
Following the ISPS Handa Vic Open in February 2019 and the Shoprite Classic in October 2021, it is her third LPGA tour victory.
On the other hand, other Korean players were generally disappointing. In particular, Shin Ji-eun, who was leading until the 2nd R, was like that. Yang Hee-young tied for 16th (14 under par, 274 strokes), Kim Se-young, Choi Woon-jung, and Shin Ji-eun tied for 23rd (13 under par, 275 strokes), Jeon In-ji tied for 48th (10 under par, 278 strokes), and Choi Hye-jin tied for 68th (5 under par, 283 strokes). ) to complete the competition.