Choi Ye-rim (24) took on the challenge of ‘Cinderella’s entrance exam.’
Choi Ye-rim defeated Noh Seung-hee (22) with 7 under par 101 at around 11:30 a.m. in the second round of the 12th KG Ladies Open on the Korea Ladies Professional Golf (KLPGA) Tour held at Sunning Point Country Club (par 72) in Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do on the 2nd. Together they took the lead.
Choi Ye-rim, who recorded a 3-under par 69 in the first round held the previous day, started the second round in a tie for 13th place. Following the first day, the game was also delayed due to fog. Choi Ye-rim’s tee-off was also pushed back by 1 hour and 20 minutes, and the start was announced at 8:50 am.안전놀이터
Choi Ye-rim, who teed off on the 10th hole, immediately saved one stroke and hastened her steps. She then birdied again on the par-4 13th hole. Choi Ye-rim, riding on momentum, made consecutive birdies on the 17th and 18th holes, reducing her score by 4 strokes in the morning alone. He jumped up 12 places in the rankings and was on par with Noh Seung-hee. Noh Seung-hee, who was the sole leader in the first round, tees off at 1:45 p.m.
The KG Ladies Open is often referred to as the ‘Cinderella entrance gate’ as the first winner in her life is often born. Starting with Kim Ji-hyun (32) in 2017, and excluding 2020 when the competition was not held due to COVID-19, the KG Ladies won their first championship five times in a row, including Jeong Seul-gi (28), Park Seo-jin (24), Kim Su-ji (27), and Hwang Jeong-mi (24). Experienced in the open. Choi Ye-rim and Noh Seung-hee, who are currently in the lead, also have no winning experience.
In addition, Seo Yeon-jeong (28), who recorded 6 under par by reducing 4 strokes, improved her ranking to tied for 3rd place, and Lim Jin-hee (25), who recorded 5 under par, improved to tied for 6th place.