‘Defending champion’ Hong Jeong-min and ‘new long hitter’ Bang Shin-sil will face off in the group stage of the Korea Women’s Professional Golf (KLPGA) Tour Doosan Match Play Championship (total prize money of 900 million won).
As a result of the group lottery held at Ladena Country Club in Chuncheon, Gangwon-do on the 16th, Hong Jung-min and Bang Shin-sil were organized in Group 8 and competed with Lee Chae-eun and Seo Yeon-jeong to advance to the round of 16.
Based on the results of the group stage, the first place in each group advances to the round of 16 to determine the winner through a tournament.
Hong Jung-min won this tournament last year, and Bang Shin-sil, a rookie on the KLPGA tour this year, is a promising player who finished fourth in the KLPGA Championship, a major tournament.메이저사이트
Last year’s Rookie of the Year Lee Ye-won, who lost to Hong Jeong-min in the final last year, competes in Group 3 with Lee Seung-yeon, Kwak Bo-mi and Kim Ji-soo.
Park Min-ji, the prize money champion for the last two years in a row and the 2021 champion, was placed in Group 2 along with Jeon Ye-seong, Kim Ji-young and Lee Joo-mi.
Park Ji-young, who is ranked first in prize money and grand prize points this year, will play in the group stage with Choi Eun-woo, Lee Da-yeon, and Bae Su-yeon in Group 6.
Group 13 is expected to attract fans’ attention as it is composed of Jo A-yeon, Seong Yu-jin, Jo Eun-hye, and Kim Min-byeol.
Jo Ah-yeon has won four tour titles, and Seong Yu-jin finished runner-up at the Lotte Championship of the LPGA Tour in April of this year. In addition, Kim Min-byeol is running first in the Rookie of the Year category this year.
This year’s competition will be held at Ladena Country Club in Chuncheon, Gangwon-do for five days from the 17th.
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