Reporter Moon Dae-hyun = Choi Ye-rim (23, SK Networks) took the lead on the second day of the PLK Pacific Rings Korea Championship (total prize money of 700 million won), the second tournament of the Korea Women’s Professional Golf (KLPGA) Tour 2023 season.
Choi Ye-rim hit 5 under par 67 with 7 birdies and 2 bogies in the 2nd round of the KLPGA Tour 2023 PLK Pacific Rings Korea Championship held at the Twin Doves Golf Club (par 72, 6549 yards) near Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on the 17th.
Choi Ye-rim, who recorded an interim total of 9 under par and 135 strokes, became the sole first place, one stroke ahead of Lee Jung-min (30, Hanwha Q Cells) and Ko Ji-woo (20, Dohui Edgar, 8 under par, 136 strokes), who were tied for second place.
Choi Ye-rim, who has been on the KLPGA regular tour since 2018, has yet to win. Her personal best was the runner-up at the 2018 Hite Jinro Championship, and last season, she finished 5th at the Nexen Saint Nine Masters in April, so there was no relationship with the championship.
If she wins this tournament, she can claim her first KLPGA regular tour victory.
Choi Ye-rim made birdies on this day with excellent shots and good putting. She bogeyed each in holes 11 (par 5) and 15 (par 4), but took the lead by recording three consecutive birdies in holes 16 to 18.
After the match, Choi Ye-rim said, “I was in a bad condition before I came to Vietnam after the Singapore tournament. So I practiced a lot with the idea of improving my condition rather than good grades.” I could do it,” he said.
“I think I’m familiar with the greens because I’ve played this course a few times,” he added. .
Meanwhile, Ko Ji-woo, who finished the first round in a tie for the lead, only reduced 2 strokes with 3 birdies and 1 bogey, losing the lead.
Lee So-mi (23, SBI Savings Bank) and Kim Woo-jung (24, BC Card) finished the second round with a tie for fourth place (7 under par, 137 strokes). 토토사이트
Madasom (23, Q Capital Partners), who was tied for the lead until the first round, lost two strokes that day and fell to a tie for 15th place (4 under par, 140 strokes).