Rose Chang (USA), the world’s No. 1 in women’s amateur golf, won the prestigious Augusta National Women’s Amateur Golf Tournament.
On the 2nd (Korean time), on the last day of the tournament held at Augusta National Golf Club (par 72) in Georgia, USA, Rose Chang tied 2 birdies, 4 bogeys and 1 double bogey in the 3rd round and hit a 4 over par 76.
Rose Jang, who recorded a total of 9 under par 207 strokes in three days, played an overtime match with Jenny Bae (USA), who reduced two strokes by tying four birdies and a double bogey that day. In the first extension, hole 18 (par 4), both recorded par, but in the second extension, hole 10 (par 4), Jenny Bae recorded a bogey, while Rose Jang kept par and won the final victory. As for the winner, Rose Chang is a Chinese American and Jenny Bae is a Korean American. 스포츠토토
Rose Chang, who accompanied her father as a catcher, set a record for the lowest score in 36 holes (13 under par 131) in the first and second rounds of the Champions Retreat in Evans, Georgia, but went to Augusta National, where the Masters was held. In the last 3 rounds, which were played at a different venue, it was sluggish.
She was born in 2003 and was ranked No. 1 in the women’s amateur world in September 2020. She won the Mark H. McCormack Medal, which R & A gives to the best amateur of that year, for three consecutive years from 2020 to last year. Rose Zhang won two gold medals in the individual and team events of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) last year, and she also won the Annika Award for the best female collegiate athlete. She also raised expectations as her up-and-comer, signing a sponsorship contract with global sports brand Adidas.
With three Korean players participating in this tournament, national team member Lim Ji-yu tied for 5th place with a final 2 under par 214 strokes, achieving the best performance by a Korean player in this tournament established in 2019. The previous record was tied for 8th place last year by Bang Shin-sil. Park Bo-hyun, who recorded the first hole-in-one in the history of the tournament with the University of Texas Austin Campus golf team, finished 31st with a 9 over par of 225. National team member Kim Min-sol was cut off.