On the first day of the PLK Pacific Rings Korea Championship, the second tournament of the KLPGA Tour 2023 season, Madasom and Jiwoo Ko were tied for the lead.
Madasom and Ko Jiu, who debuted side by side in the 2022 season, started off strong with a tie for first place by hitting 6 under par 66 strokes side by side in the first round of the tournament held at Twin Doves Golf Club near Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
In the Rookie of the Year race in the 2022 season, Ko Ji-woo took second place after Lee Ye-won, and Madasom took third place.
Madasom finished the first round in the lead, picking up six birdies without a bogey.
Madasom, who started from hole 10 and made birdies on holes 13 and 14 in a row, gained momentum with a birdie on hole 2 in the second half, and reduced 6 strokes with three consecutive birdies on holes 6-8.
Ko Ji-woo, who started from the 1st hole, only reduced 1 stroke with 2 birdies and 1 bogey in the first half, but jumped into a tie for the lead with 5 birdies in the second half.
Lee So-young and Park Hyeon-kyung hit 5-under-par 67 side by side to tie for 3rd place, one stroke away from the leader.
Lee So-young finished runner-up at the Hyosung Championship held at Twin Doves Golf Club in 2018, tied for 4th in 2019 and showed a strong side on this course, and last week tied for 2nd at the Hana Financial Group Singapore Women’s Open, continuing the hot shot feeling. there is.
Park Hyun-kyung, who also tied for second place at the Hana Financial Group Singapore Women’s Open, continued her upward trend by starting at the top of the tournament. 스포츠토토
Lee So-mi, who won two wins last season, also recorded a 4-under-par 68, chasing the lead by two strokes.
Lee So-mi was tied for 5th place with Lee Seung-yeon, Choi Ye-rim, Kim Ji-hyeon, Kim Min-seon 7, and Kim Min-byeol.
18-year-old rookie Kim Min-byeol, who debuted on the KLPGA Tour by winning first place in the previous round, made a strong impression by hitting 4 under par on the first day of his debut match.
Ahn So-hyun, a popular player who returned to the KLPGA tour after three seasons, caught 5 birdies, but made 5 bogeys and 2 double bogeys, finishing with a 4-over-par 76 and a tie for 82nd, making it difficult to pass the cut.