The momentum of the super rookies is fierce.
Kim Min-byeol met Jo A-yeon in the first round of the group stage match of the Doosan Match Play Championship (total prize money of 900 million won) of the Korea Ladies Professional Golf (KLPGA) Tour held at Ladena Golf Club (par 72) in Chuncheon, Gangwon-do on the 17th and won by one hole.
In the early stages of the game, a tight battle ensued. Kim Min-byeol made a bogey in hole 1 (par 4), and Jo Ah-yeon succeeded in overpowering the game with a 1-up. Then, Kim Min-byeol added a birdie on the 3rd hole (par 3) to balance the game, and Jo A-yeon made a bogey on the 4th hole (par 4) and Kim Min-byeol became 1UP.
The game was decided on the 11th hole (par 4). Jo Ah-yeon committed a bogey and Kim Min-byeol became 1UP. Cho Ah-yeon, who was deprived of the flow, was unable to turn the game around, and Kim Min-byeol took the victory by blocking well until the 18th hole.
Bang Shin-sil, who has recently been in good spirits, beat ‘defending champion’ Hong Jung-min by one hole. Bang Shin-sil, who started to lead with a 1-up by making a birdie in the 2nd hole (par 5), won both the 5th and 6th holes and ran away with a 2-up.
Jung-Min Hong, who was behind at the beginning of the game, succeeded in turning the game around with 2UP by making an eagle on the 12th hole (par 5) and a par save on the 13th hole (par 3). Then Bang Shin-sil brought the 14th hole (par 4) and 16th hole (par 3) to form a tie, and caught a birdie in the 18th hole (par 5) to take the first game.메이저놀이터
In the group stage, only the first place in each group advances to the round of 16. Bang Sin-sil took 1 point with 1 win and climbed to the top of Group 8. Lee Chae-eun and Seo Yeon-jung in the same group shared 0.5 points each with a draw. Bang Shin-sil confronts Lee Chae-eun at 12:16 am on the 18th.
Kim Min-byeol is tied for the lead in Group 13 with Seong Yu-jin. Seong Yu-jin beat Cho Eun-hye 5&3 (3 holes left, 5 holes left). On the 18th, Kim Min-byeol and Seong Yu-jin face each other. The winner of the second leg is likely to advance to the round of 16.
In the 6th group of the ‘Group of Death’, Park Ji-young took the lead with Lee Da-yeon’s withdrawal, taking two wins. Park Hyun-kyung beat veteran Kim Hae-rim and took 1 point.