Shin Ji-ae (35) won her 62nd professional career by performing a come-from-behind drama at the Australian Tour Big Women’s Open.
On the final day of the tournament held at the 13th Beach Golf Links (par 72) in Barwon Heads, Victoria, Australia amid strong winds on the 12th (Korean time), Shin Ji-ae scored 1 under par 71 with 5 birdies and 4 bogies for a final total of 14 under par 275. She beat Grace Kim (Australia) and Fabarisa Yokhtuan (Thailand), who were tied for second place, by five strokes.
Shin Ji-ae, who reached the final round by chasing her leader Casey Porter (Australia) by two strokes, tied for the lead with a birdie on the 2nd hole. Porter, who made her bogey on her first hole, made only five bogeys in the first half, lightening Ji-ae Shin’s steps.
Shin Ji-ae, who rose to the lead by adding birdies on holes 5 (par 5) and 7 (par 3), made consecutive bogeys on holes 10 and 11, but made up for it with birdies on holes 13 and 15, taking the lead with ease. won in the end. Porter lost 7 strokes on the final day and had to be content with a tie for 4th place with a final total of 8 under par.
With this win, Ji-ae Shin succeeded in reaching the top in a year and seven months after winning the Japan Women’s Professional Golf (JLPGA) Tour, Taito Gentagu Ihe Yanet Ladies, in July 2021. Her winning prize is 75,600 Australian dollars (approximately 57 million won). 먹튀검증
Shin Ji-ae also won her 62nd career win. Shin Ji-ae won 21 wins in Korea, 28 wins in Japan, and 11 wins in the United States. Shin Ji-ae recorded her first stroke runner-up at the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open last December.
Korean-Australian Oh Soo-hyun scored a 5-under on the final day and tied for 6th place with a final total of 7-under. However, Australian women’s golf legend Carrie Webb (Australia) finished tied for 17th with a final total of 2 over par 291 strokes.