18th hole 7m birdie shot, co-leader
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Ko Jin-young wins LPGA tour Cogni He won 2 wins in the season and 15 wins in his career with a 4-stroke come-from-behind victory at the Giant Founders Cup (total prize money of 3 million dollars).
In the final round of the tournament held at Upper Montclair CC (par 72, 6536 yards) in Clifton, New Jersey, USA on the 15th, world No. 3 Jinyoung Ko caught 5 birdies without bogey and hit 5 under par 67, recording a total of 13 under par 275 strokes. , and Lee Min-ji (Australia) tied for the lead and won in the first overtime.
Koh Jin-young, who won the LPGA Tour HSBC Women’s World Championship held in Singapore in March after a year, won the championship cup in two months and won 450,000 dollars (about 600 million won) in prize money. Founded in 2011 to commemorate the 13 founders of the LPGA Tour, Ko Jin-young became the first player to win three times following 2019 and 2021.
Ko Jin-young, who became the second most-winner after Lilia Bu (USA), who was the first to win two wins in the season, raised the trend by ranking second in the Player of the Year and season prize money categories, respectively.
It was a thrilling reversal drama. Ko Jin-young, who started in 4th place, 4 strokes behind the leader Min-ji Lee in the 3rd round, reduced 3 strokes in the first half and succeeded in reversing by taking advantage of Min-ji Lee’s double bogey in the 6th hole (par 3). However, Lee Min-ji reversed herself and ran away by two strokes to the 15th hole, and the victory seemed to be far away.
But since then, dramatic changes have taken place. In a situation where Lee Min-ji committed the first bogey of the day on the 16th hole (par 4) and narrowed the gap to 1 stroke, Ko Jin-young put a downhill birdie putt about 7m away on the last hole 18 (par 4) and finished as a joint leader.먹튀검증
In the first overtime on the 18th hole, Ko Jin-young made a long birdie putt close to the hole and recorded a par, while Lee Min-ji hit the first putt too big from a shorter distance, which mixed joy and sorrow.
Immediately after winning the championship, Ko Jin-young cheered, saying, “Yesterday, Seong-jae Lim won the Korean tour by 5 strokes, and I focused on thinking that if I hit really well, I could turn around, and it became a reality.”
In the official interview that followed, Ko Jin-young said, “I played without looking at the scoreboard to focus only on me.” I looked back. Hae-Ran Yoo, a rookie who challenged for his first win, lost one stroke that day and went down from a tie for 2nd place the previous day to 4th place (8 under par 280 strokes), but achieved his third top 10 and best result of the season.