Yang Hee-young (34) and Kim A-lim (28) entered the top 5 at the Chevron Championship (total prize money of 5.1 million dollars), the first major tournament of the season.
In the final round of the LPGA Tour Chevron Championship held at The Club at Carlton Woods (par 72) in Woodlands, Texas, USA on the 24th (Korean time), Yang Hee-young tied 3 birdies and 4 bogeys to 1 over par 73. hit it 메이저사이트
Yang Hee-young, who recorded a final total of 8 under par and 280 strokes, was tied for 4th place. It has been about 13 months since he recently entered the top 5 at Honda LPGA Thailand in March 2022.
Yang Hee-young, who was tied for third place by one stroke, had to reduce the number of strokes to become a major queen, but was shaken by bogeying on the 2nd hole (par 4) and 6th hole (par 4) in the first half.
He tried to build momentum by catching a birdie on the 9th hole (par 4), but failed to reverse the atmosphere by committing consecutive bogeys on the 10th and 11th holes in the second half. He was able to finish in the top 5 by eliminating birdies on the 15th hole (par 4) and 18th hole (par 5).
Alim Kim also finished in the top 5. On this day, he tied 3 birdies and 3 bogeys to keep the number of strokes, and finished the tournament with a final total of 8 under par 280 strokes. With the best performance of the season, she aims to win the LPGA Tour after the 2020 US Women’s Open.
Ko Jin-young (28) tied for 9th place with a 7 under par 281 strokes, and Kim Hyo-joo (28) lost two strokes that day and finished alone in 11th place with a final total of 6 under par 282 strokes.
The championship was won by Lilia Boo (USA). Boo reduced 4 strokes with 5 birdies and 1 bogey, and recorded a final total of 10 under par 278 strokes. Having tied with his lover, In (USA), he made a birdie in overtime to rise to the top.
Boo, who won her first victory at the Honda LPGA Thailand in February, recorded another major victory in two months. “I can’t put into words how I felt. I thought the last putt was going to be fast with line and speed, but I believed in myself,” he said. “Everything happens for a reason. I think of myself as the biggest hurdle. It wasn’t easy, but I’m happy and proud.”