Ko Jin-young, who was satisfied with the first shot of the new year in ‘This year’s task’
Ko Jin-young (28) was satisfied with her play in the first round of this year’s first tournament. He expressed satisfaction with the swing he expected.
On the 23rd, Ko Jin-young tied for 17th with a 4-under par on the first day of the LPGA Tour Honda LPGA Thailand held at Siam Country Club Pattaya Old Course (par 72) in Chonburi, Thailand. Ko Jin-young, who had a 77.78% green hit rate and a good shot feel enough to miss the fairway only twice, started the first day without incident, falling 3 strokes behind the joint leader group (7 under par).
After the game, Ko Jin-young said
, “I am satisfied with the play. I played better than I thought,” and she was satisfied. He thoroughly prepared for the new season by focusing on shot inspection in Vietnam ahead of this tournament. He said, “The swing came out better on the course than I expected. There were a few holes where I didn’t like the swing pattern. But overall, the pattern is improving. I will work hard for the next season as well.”
Ko Jin-young cited the hot weather unique to Thailand as a variable for the remaining rounds. He said, “The weather is very hot, so I think I need to drink water well. It was so hot that I couldn’t even remember how many bottles of ion drink I drank in the stadium. There were halls where my concentration was disturbed, but I think I recovered well.” JTBC Golf will broadcast the second round of this tournament live from 11:45 am on the 24th.