Jinyoung Ko (28, Solaire) won the Chevron Championship (total prize money of $5.1 million), the first major event of the LPGA tour season, with Jennifer Cupcho (USA) and Patty Tabatanakit (Thailand). ) and tied to a group.
The Chevron Championship will be held at The Club at Carleton Woods (par 72, 6824 yards) in Woodland near Houston, Texas for four days from the 21st (hereafter Korean time).
With names such as the Kraft Nabisco Championship and the ANA Inspiration, this tournament is the first of the five major women’s golf tournaments.
Until last year, it was a tradition for the winner to get into Poppy’s Pond after the tournament was held at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, but this year the venue has changed.
Ko Jin-young, who participated in the tournament six times and lifted the championship trophy in 2019, was tied to the same group as Cupcho and Tabatanakit in the grouping announced on the 19th.
Cupcho is the defending champion and Tabatanakit is the 2021 winner.
In addition, ‘Major Queen’ Jeon In-ji (29, KB Financial Group), who is challenging the career grand slam, was in the same group as Nellie Koda (USA) and Lee Min-ji (Australia).
Jeon In-gee, who entered the US stage by winning the US Women’s Open as a “non-member” in 2015, set a new record at the Evian Championship in 2016, the lowest stroke ever (263 strokes) in major tournaments.
In addition to this, last year, she won the Women’s PGA Championship and reached the top in three of the five major women’s golf tournaments.
Jeon In-gee, who missed the record by finishing runner-up at the British Open last year in overtime, can achieve a career grand slam by winning the Chevron Championship this week.
In addition, Kim Hyo-joo (28, Lotte) will play with Leona Maguire (Ireland) and Paula Leto (South Africa), and Yoo Hae-ran (22, Daol Financial Group),토토사이트 a newcomer this season, will play Natakrita Wongtawirap (Thailand) and Gina Kim (USA). and belonged to a group.
Lydia Ko (New Zealand), the world’s No. 1 in women’s golf, starts the first round with Lexi Thompson (USA) and Charlie Hull (England).