Yoo Hae-ran increased her chances of winning her first championship in her LPGA tour debut.
Yoo Hae-ran scored 1 eagle and 6 birdies in the 3rd round of the Drive-On Championship (total prize money of 1.75 million dollars) held at the Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club (par 72, 6526 yards) in Gold Canyon, Arizona on the 26th (Korean time). I hit 8 under par with a dog. With an interim total of 15 under par, she tied for second place with Celine Boutier (France) by one stroke.
The momentum of the second round the previous day was even hotter. Yoo Hae-ran rose from 48th to 23rd with 5 birdies and 5 under par the previous day, and on this day she reduced her ranking by 8 strokes and moved up 21 places. Yoo Hae-ran tied for second place with Korean-American Allison Lee and Moriya Jutanugarn (Thailand).
Yu Hae-ran, who posted three birdies in the first and second half, jumped into the top ranks at once. In particular, in the 18th hole (par 5), he caught an eagle based on an accurate iron shot and jumped to the top.
After passing the LPGA Qualifying Series in first place in December of last year, Yoo Hae-ran took part in this tournament as his debut match. Yoo Hae-ran, the 2020 Korea Women’s Professional Golf (KLPGA) Tour Rookie of the Year, will also challenge the LPGA Tour Rookie of the Year. 바카라
After the third round, Yoo Hae-ran expressed his feelings, saying, “I was able to release a lot of good shots during the game,” and “I think I will be able to show a better image tomorrow.” “I’ve been in the champion group many times in Korea, but this is my first time on the LPGA,” he said, “I’ll cherish every shot tomorrow with the feeling that I’ve become a rookie again.”
Six Korean players, including Yoo Hae-ran, made it to the top 10 in this tournament. Expectations for a Korean player to win two consecutive tournaments have grown.
Jin-Young Ko, Hee-Young Yang, Ji-Eun Shin, Se-Young Kim, and Anna-Rin tied for 7th at 13 under par. Ko Jin-young, who is aiming for two consecutive championships, maintained the same 7th place as the previous day with only 4 birdies. Yang Hee-young reduced 9 strokes with 10 birdies and 1 bogey, rising from 53rd to 7th at once.
Shin Ji-eun, who was tied for first place until the day before, slowed down with 3 birdies and 2 bogeys that day. Ji Eun-hee tied for 26th at 11 under par, and Jeon In-ji tied for 39th at 9 under par.