Kim A-rim (28) swung a hard hit in the second round of the Chevron Championship (total prize money of 5.1 million dollars), the first major tournament of the LPGA tour season, and leaped to the sole lead.
In the second round of the tournament held at The Club at Carleton Woods (par 72) in Woodlands, Texas, USA on the 22nd (Korean time), Kim A-rim drove 8 birdies and blocked 1 bogey, and she wrote 7 under par 65 strokes.
Kim A-rim, who recorded a total of 8 under par 136 strokes until the second round, beat Lilia Bu (USA) and Megan Kang (USA), who tied for second place, by one stroke and took the lead alone.
As a non-member of the 2020 LPGA Tour, Kim A-rim won the US Women’s Open, a major tournament, and entered the US stage. Having not won since, she had the chance to win her second LPGA Tour title as well as a major tournament.
Kim A-rim started to see the 10th hole (par 4) in the first half, but after that, he hunted the course by catching only 8 birdies. After catching only 4 birdies from holes 11 to 18, he added birdies on holes 2 (par 4) and 4 (par 5) in the second half and rose to the lead.
Kim A-rim caught a birdie with a putter outside the green on the 8th hole (par 5) and took the joint lead, and on the last 9th hole (par 4), he showed a ‘good shot’ that almost became a shot eagle and added a tap-in birdie to finish the game with a single lead. .
A-lim Kim’s 7 under par 65 strokes that day became the course record at Carlton Woods Golf Club, which hosted this tournament for the first time this year.
Lilia Buo followed A-lim Kim by one stroke with a 7-under-par 137 strokes, and past champion Patty Tawatanagit (Thailand) and world No. 2 Nellie Koda (USA) tied for 4th with a total of 6 under par 138 strokes, winning the championship with A-lim Kim. run a competition
Kim Hyo-joo (28) reduced two strokes to rank in a tie for 10th (4 under par, 140 strokes), and Choi Hye-jin (24), Ji Eun-hee (37), and Choi Woon-jeong (33) tied for 17th (3 under par, 141 strokes). . Ko Jin-young (28), who is ranked third in the world, reduced one stroke to be tied for 36th (1 under par 143 strokes).
Jeon In-ji (29),토토사이트 who is aiming for a career grand slam, was sluggish after hitting a 6-over par the previous day, but made 6 birdies that day, raising her ranking significantly from a tie for 122nd to a tie for 48th (even par 144). It seems that he will pass the cut without difficulty, so he will be able to continue his challenge for the career grand slam.
Meanwhile, the match was delayed for about two hours due to lightning and other lightning strikes, and 31 players could not complete the second round.