Rookies Bang Sin-sil (19, KB Financial Group) and Da-yeon Lee (26, Mediheal) competed in the 45th KLPGA Championship (KLPGA), the first major tournament of the Korean Women’s Professional Golf (KLPGA) tour. Total prize money of 1.3 billion won) rose to the joint lead in the third round.
On the 29th, on the third day of the tournament held at Lakewood CC (par 72, 6570 yards) in Yangju, Gyeonggi Province, Bang Sin-sil and Lee Da-yeon recorded a median total of 9 under par and 207 strokes.
They took the lead, two strokes ahead of the joint third place group, including Park Gyeol (27, Doosan E&C) and Choi Ye-rim (24, SK Networks), who hit 7 under par and 209 strokes.
Bang Shin-sil, who is making her debut match on the regular tour, got her first chance to win this day by cutting 4 strokes with 1토스카지노 eagle, 5 birdies and 3 bogeys.
Lee Da-yeon, who debuted on the regular tour in 2016 and won 6 wins in total, committed 2 bogeys that day, but caught 5 birdies and recorded 3 under par, challenging her 7th win in her career.
In particular, Lee Da-yeon won the Korea Women’s Open in 2019 and the Hanwha Classic in 2021, and has a strong aspect in major tournaments, raising expectations for winning this tournament.
Song Ga-eun (23, MG Saemaul Geumgo), Jo A-yeon (23, Korea Real Estate Trust), and Son Ye-bin (21, Nike) were tied for 6th place with a median total of 6 under par 210 strokes.
Defending champion Kim A-lim (28, Hanwha Q Cells), Lee Ye-won (20, KB Financial Group), Hwang Yu-min (20, Lotte), and Han Jin-seon (26, Kakao VX) formed a joint 9th place group with an interim total of 5 under par.
Meanwhile, Park Min-ji (25, NH Investment & Securities), who is challenging the KLPGA ‘Career Grand Slam’ in this tournament, added 2 under par with 4 birdies and 2 bogeys, marking a tie for 18th place with an interim total of 3 under par 213 strokes.
Park Min-ji, who was in danger of missing the cut with a tie for 73rd in the first round, climbed to a tie for 24th in the second round and reduced the number of strokes that day to try to come from behind to win the final day.