Ko Jin-Young To Play KLPGA for First Time In 22 Months, “Excited To Meet Fans”

SEOUL (Yonhap) (Yonhap) – South Korean women’s golf sensation Ko Jin-young will return to the Korean Ladies Professional Golf (KLPGA) Tour for the first time in about 22 months .Ko will compete 바카라사이트 as an invitee in the Jeju Samdasu Masters (total prize money of 1 billion won) at Blackstone Jeju (par-72, 6,626 yards) in Jeju City from March 3 to 4.It will be about a year and 10 months since the BMW Ladies Championship on the U.S. Women’s Professional Golf (LPGA) Tour in October 2021, where the KLPGA was the local partner. At the time, Ko won the event to become the 200th Korean player to win on the LPGA Tour. It will be interesting to see if she can recreate the memories of two years ago with plenty of support from her Korean fans .Recently, Ko has been struggling on the LPGA Tour .She won the HSBC Women’s World Championship in March and the Cognizant Founders Cup in May to bring her career total to 15 wins, but her momentum slowed over the next three majors. She finished T20 at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship in June and missed the cut at the U.S. Women’s Open in July. She also tied for 20th at the Evian Championship, her next start after the Dana Open (tied for 26th).In the aftermath, she lost the No. 1 spot to Nelly Koda (USA) in the world rankings released on March 31.”It’s a different feeling to be back on the KLPGA Tour after a long time, and I’m very excited and happy to meet my fans in person,” said Ko. “I feel at ease knowing that I can play with the support of my domestic fans and family. “”I will have to adjust to the jet lag, but it’s not something that will affect my performance,” said Ko, who competed in the Evian Championship in France last month from Aug. 28-31. “My overall shot feeling and physical condition are good. The tournament is the KLPGA Tour’s first event of the second half of the year after taking a break from the Aber collagen-Duchesne Queen’s Crown on March 16.Park, who has been ‘unusually’ prolific this season, will be looking to make it three wins in a row. Her rival, Park Min-ji (2 wins on the season), is skipping this event after competing in the Evian Championships last week. Park can use this event as a springboard to overtake her in the prize money and grand prize points race. In the prize money standings, Park Min-ji ($588.7 million) is closing in on leader Park Ji-young ($634.56 million), while Hong Jung-min (318 points) and Park Min-ji (300 points) are chasing Park Ji-young (326 points).”I won my first career season in the first half of the year, so now I’m motivated to add more wins as soon as possible,” said Park, who is determined to maintain her top spot in the prize money, grand prize points, and scoring average by the end of the season. Hwang Yoo-min, Kim Min-byul, and Bang Shin-sil, the main players of this year’s Rookie Surge, will also be competing for the Rookie of the Year title. After winning the Daewoo Women’s Open, Hwang Yoo-min is leading the Rookie of the Year standings with 1,445 points .In second place is Kim Min-byul (1,412 points), who has yet to win a tournament, but has six top-10 finishes, including two runner-up finishes and one third-place finish .Defending E1 Charity Open champion Bang Shin-sil is in third place (1,050 points) thanks to his longest drive (267.16 yards).Meanwhile, last year’s winner, Ji Han-sol, is determined to defend his title after a sluggish start to the season. “My overall performance was not good at the beginning of the season, but my shot feeling and condition improved towards the end of the first half,” Ji said, 바카라사이트 “Especially my putt feeling improved a lot, so I will try to play with confidence.”

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