Lilia Bu (USA) won the last major AIG Women’s Open (total prize money of 9 million dollars) of the season on the LPGA Tour and rose to No. 1 in the world. Shin Ji-ae (35) finished in 3rd place, followed by Kim Hyo-joo (28) and Yang Hee-young (33) in a tie for 4th place.
In the final round of the tournament held at Walton Heath Golf Club (par 72, 6881 yards) in Surrey, England on the 14th (Korean time), Lilia Boo tied 6 birdies and 1 bogey to hit a 5-under-par 67, breaking away from second place Charlie Hull (England). He won by 6 strokes (14 under par 274 strokes).
Boo,스포츠토토who has been active on the tour since 2019 after going through the second part of the Epson Tour, won her first major debut win at Honda LPGA Thailand in February of this year, followed by her first major Chevron Championship in April. She won 2 out of 3 wins in the majors in a year and rose to the top of the world with the ‘Annika Major Award’.
She raised her season winnings to over $2.52 million, taking home $1.35 million in winnings. 73.2% of her career winnings of $3,442,155 were earned this season.
In the first year of her debut, she lost her tour card and went down to the 2nd tour, but after that, she worked hard and rose to the 1st tour last year, and she blossomed in the 3rd season this year. It is also known that his maternal grandfather is a descendant of the boat people who fled communist Vietnam in 1982.
Hull, whose home is 20 minutes away from the competition venue, played while receiving absolute support from fans in her home country, but failed to overcome the widening gap, such as making consecutive bogeys on the 3rd and 4th holes in the early stages, and instead lost one stroke and placed second (8 under par). finished the contest with
Ji-ae Shin, who is recording 64 victories in Korea, the U.S. and Japan, finished second at the US Women’s Open last month and tied 3 birdies and a bogey to score a 2-under-par 70 for a final total of 7-under 281
After winning 11 wins on the US LPGA Tour after winning the money prize on the Korean Women’s Professional Golf (KLPGA) Tour in Korea for 3 years, she has been active on the Japanese Tour since 2014, accumulating 28 wins. Following her win in Australia this year as well, she has been producing steady results, including winning the Earth Mondamine Cup. Dubbed the British Women’s Open, she recorded two wins at this event in 2008 and 2012.
After the game, Shin Ji-ae said, “It’s unfortunate that I couldn’t keep up with my putting, but I think I can take comfort in the fact that I played stably on this course.”
Kim Hyo-joo, ranked 7th in the world, hit 2-over par with 3 birdies and 5 bogeys. She lost momentum in her pursuit after making consecutive bogeys on the 11th and 12th holes in the second half. Yang Hee-young, on the other hand, tied 5 birdies and 3 bogeys and hit 2 under par, raising the rankings to a tie for 4th place (6 under par).
After finishing the game, Kim Hyo-joo said, “It was the most regretful round of the four days.”
Yang Hee-young, who raised the rankings, replied, “I think I was a little more nervous because it was the last day.”
On the first day, leader Eli Ewing (USA) hit 3 over par and finished tied for 6th place (4 under par) with Alison Kofuz and Angel Inn. Nellie Corda (above USA), who started as world No. 1, finished in a tie for 11th (2 under par).
Shin Ji-eun (30) and Lee Jeong-eun 6 (27) were tied for 16th place (1 under par) with Celine Boutier (France), and rookie Yoo Hae-ran (22), who is challenging the rookie of the year, was tied for 21st place (even par). Ko Jin-young (28) tied for 30th place (1 over par), and Jeon In-ji (29), who finished second in this tournament last year, tied for 40th place (3 over par) with Kim A-rim (28).
As a result, Korean players were no match in the five major tournaments this year. Since Jeon In-ji at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship in June of last year, she has not been able to win in seven tournaments. In addition, Jinyoung Ko’s two wins in the season are all.