‘Defending champion’ Jeong-min Hong (21, CJ) dramatically advanced to the round of 16 at the Korea Women’s Professional Golf (KLPGA) Tour Doosan Match Play Championship (total prize money of 900 million won), aiming for a second consecutive victory. .
On the third day of the tournament held at Ladena Country Club (par 72, 6350 yards) in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province on the 19th, Hong Jeong-min won by two holes in a match against Lee Chae-eun 2 (24, Angang Construction) in Group 8 of the group stage.
At the same time, Bang Shin-sil (19, KB Financial Group) lost to Seo Yeon-jeong (28, Yojin Construction) by 3 holes, leaving one hole behind.
Hong Jeong-min tied at the 10th hole (par 4), the first extension, and then caught a birdie on the 11th hole (par 4), defeating Bang Sin-sil, who stopped at par, and confirmed first place in the group.
On the first day of the group stage, Hong Jung-min, who was hit by Bang Sin-sil, dramatically tied the score and succeeded in avenging himself in overtime.
Jung-Min Hong, who reached the round of 16, challenges the title of ‘Match Queen’ for two consecutive years for the first time in the history of the tournament.
After the match, Hong Jung-min said, “Losing to Bang Shin-sil in the first round was my first experience of defeat in match play.”
He added, “I won the championship last year, but I was not less nervous. Still, I will play while recalling good memories.”
Bang Sin-sil had a bright prospect for the round of 16 with two consecutive victories, including catching Hong Jung-min on the first day, but on the last day Seo Yeon-jung caught her and allowed an overtime match, and eventually lost to Hong Jung-min and failed to advance to the tournament.
‘Korea’s strongest’ Park Min-ji (25, NH Investment & Securities) suffered the loss of being eliminated in the group stage.
Park Min-ji, who had hopes on the last day with 1 win and 1 loss until the second day, lost to Ye-seong Jeon (22, Ankang Construction) by one hole, finishing 1-2 and 3rd in Group 2.
On this day, Lee Joo-mi (28, Golden Blue) drew with Kim Ji-young 2 (27, Hanwha Q Cells), resulting in 1 win and 2 draws.
In Group 2, Jeon Ye-seong, who caught Min-ji Park, advanced to the round of 16 as first place in the group.
Park Ji-young (27, Korea Land Trust), who is leading the grand prize points and prize money this season, drew with Choi Eun-woo (28, Amano) in the final round of group 6, confirming her group 1st place with 2 wins and 1 draw.
Group 11 Park Hyeon-gyeong (23, Korea Land Trust) defeated Go Ji-woo (21, Samcheon-ri) by a single hole and confirmed his advance to the round of 16 with a complete victory in all three matches in the group stage.메이저놀이터
Lim Hee-jeong (23, Doosan E&C) of Group 4 defeated Kim Hee-ji (22, Pepper Savings Bank) and advanced to the round of 16 with 2 wins and 1 draw.
Seong Yu-jin (23, Hanwha Q CELLS), who finished runner-up at the LPGA Tour Lotte Championship last month, succeeded in advancing to the tournament by winning all three matches in Group 13.
In addition, Seonju Ahn (36, National Beef) in Group 1, Seungyeon Lee (25, SK Networks) in Group 3, Seoyeon Yoo 2 (20, BHC) in Group 5, Heewon Na (29, High1 Resort) in Group 7, Hansol Ji (27) in Group 9 Dongbu Construction), Article 10 Madasom (24, Samchully), Article 12 Minju Kim (21, Yuhan), Article 14 Seunghee Noh (22, Yojin Construction), Article 15 Article 15 Han Jinseon (26, Kakao VX), Article 16 Article Minsong Ha 27) advanced to the round of 16 by finishing first in each group.
The round of 16 and quarterfinals will be held on the 20th, and the semifinals and finals will be held on the 21st.