Hong Jin-joo (40) made her debut on the Champions Tour of the Korea Women’s Professional Golf Association. The Champions Tour is a stage where KLPGA players over the age of 40 compete.
At the Buan (OUT) and Namwon (IN) courses (par 72, 5761 yards) at Gunsan Country Club in Jeollabuk-do, the second round of the 2023 KLPGA Champions Classic was held on the 11th and 12th with a total prize money of 70 million won.
Hong Jin-ju finished second with a total of 6 under par 138 strokes (71-67), beating second place Jeong Si-woo A (50) by one stroke, and received 10.5 million won in prize money. After the 2016 KLPGA regular tour (first division) Phantom Classic with YTN, 2379 days (6 years, 6 months, 7 days) have risen to the top of the competition organized by the Korea Women’s Professional Golf Association.
In the first round, Hong Jin-joo blocked 1 bogey and added 2 birdies, finishing in a tie for 8th place with an interim total of 1 under par 71. In the final round, Hong Jin-joo recorded 5 birdies and won the Champions Tour championship.
Hong Jin-joo said, “I am really happy to win the second tournament of the season. He expressed his feelings, saying, “I was very worried because it was not easy to play at the first Champions Tour event in his life, but I am happy.”
The first leg of the 2023 KLPGA Champions Classic (April 20-21) was tied for ninth place. Hong Jin-joo looked back, saying, “In Game 2, I had a good putt feel, so I didn’t miss the opportunity, and I played easily because I could block difficult situations with a par save.”
As a KLPGA member, Hong Jin-joo participated in 249 tournaments organized by the Korea Women’s Professional Golf Association, including 220 matches (2 wins) on the 2004-2013/2015-2020 regular tour and 29 matches on the 2003/2019-2020 Dream Tour (2nd Division), before leading the Champions Tour. have been preparing
Hong Jin-joo said, “Her son cheered me on a lot, saying he wanted to see her mother go to the competition. She is grateful to her family for supporting her in getting her touring life back on track. Even though she was taking a break from her touring life, she did not forget to say “Thank you to Bridgestone and Descente Golf for their constant support.”
On the 2023 Champions Tour, Hong Jin-joo is showing top-notch performances, including ▲ 1st place in prize money ▲ 1st place in average at bats ▲ 1st place in green hit rate ▲ 2nd place in recovery rate. She said, “After starting her touring life again, she lacks practice time and has many physical difficulties. She will be more dedicated,” she said, revealing her aspirations.
Hong Jin-joo, who said, “Originally, my goal was to become the Champions Tour prize money champion,” vowed to focus on persistence, saying, “I think it will naturally follow if I continue to play well rather than be greedy.”카지노사이트
▲Regular Tour 1,191,072,974 won ▲Dream Tour 43,193,696 won ▲Champions Tour 11,725,000 won plus Hong Jin-joo’s KLPGA accumulated prize money became 1,245,991,670 won.
The final round of the 2nd round of the 2023 KLPGA Champions Classic, hosted and supervised by the Korea Women’s Professional Golf Tour (KLPGT), will be recorded and broadcast from 6:00 pm on the 24th through SBS Golf.