Hong Jung-min turned on the blue light on the prospect of a second straight victory at the Korea Women’s Professional Golf (KLPGA) Tour Doosan Match Play Championship (total prize money of 900 million won).
Hong Jung-min beat An Seon-ju by three holes in the quarterfinals of the tournament held at Ladena GC (par 72) in Chuncheon, Gangwon-do on the 20th. In the third year, Hong Jeong-min hit veteran Ahn Seon-joo with only 3 birdies in the first half. And in the 16th hole (par 3), he dropped a long-distance par putt and won with two holes left.
In the previous group stage, he calmed the rookie Bang Shin-sil’s blast and defeated Ji Han-sol in the round of 16. Hong Jeong-min, who won the tour for the first time last year at this tournament, is on the verge of recording his second career victory and first title defense in the tournament.
In this tournament, which is held in a match play format with many variables, no player has yet won the championship for two consecutive years while celebrating its 15th this year.
After finishing the quarterfinals, Hong Jung-min said, “I’m greedy to defend the title, but I don’t feel close (to win) because I have to face up against players who are on the rise.”
Hong Jung-min’s opponent in the quarterfinals is Seong Yu-jin. Seong Yu-jin won a complete 6-hole win over 2-year-old Yoo Seo-yeon that day. Seong Yu-jin, who finished the first half with a 3-hole lead, solidified her victory in the second half when Yoo Seo-yeon’s bogey on the 10th hole (par 4) and her own birdie on the 12th hole (par 5) crossed. Afterwards, she ran away with a 6-hole car on the 13th hole (par 3) and won an early victory.
Seong Yu-jin, who won all 3 matches in the group stage, recorded 5 consecutive victories following the round of 16. When the reporters said, “Hong Jung-min’s momentum is not easy,” Seong Yu-jin confidently said, “I think my momentum is better.”
Park Hyeon-kyung, who had three wins in her career, won a come-from-behind victory over Noh Seung-hee by two holes. Park Hyeon-gyeong, who gave up the 4th hole, made all squares on the 9th hole, then she kept the par on the 10th and 15th holes (above par 4) and ran away by two strokes. In the round of 16, she defeated Ji-Young Park, also by a two-hole lead.메이저사이트
Park Hyeon-gyeong, who finished the game, said, “Since I made a reservation for the accommodation until the weekend, she thought that I had to hit it until Sunday because the accommodation fee was too late.” . She said, “Match play requires luck and relativity, so I think I can rather put it down and play,” she said. she said.
Na Hee-won got a ticket to the semifinals after a third overtime match against Han Jin-sun. Na Hee-won and Han Jin-seon, who played 4 holes each out of 18 holes, could not decide the outcome in the first and second overtime. Na Hee-won dropped her tee shot into the water at the 18th hole (par 5), the 3rd extension, and seemed to be losing. However, Na Hee-won succeeded in par putt with great concentration and beat Han Jin-sun, who wrote a bogey.
Na Hee-won, who said, “I really don’t know golf,” said, “I won in overtime for the first time.
Regarding the time my tee shot fell into the water, I looked back, saying, “I was able to hit it comfortably.”