Seed match ‘Senior’ Kim Min-byeol… KLPGA Tour’s first victory ‘green light’

‘Rookie’ Minbyeol Kim took the lead on the first day of the KLPGA Tour’s Mediheal and Hankook Ilbo Championships.

In the first round of the tournament held at the Ferrum Club (par 72) in Yeoju-si, Gyeonggi-do on the 13th, Kim Min-byeol caught 8 birdies without bogey and hit 8 under par 64. Kim Min-byeol, who beat the tied-second group including Lee Joo-mi and Noh Seung-hee by three strokes, put his name at the top of his leaderboard.

Kim Min-byeol took the top spot in the KLPGA regular tour seed match last year. He is considered a strong Rookie of the Year candidate this season. Last week, she tied for 6th at the Lotte Rent-A-Car Women’s Open, the opening game in Korea, and posted the best performance among new players. He played a big role on the first day of the tournament in his third appearance of the season, raising expectations for his first win.

On this day, Kim Min-byul reduced two strokes while rounding the first half. In the second half, he made consecutive birdies on the 10th and 11th holes. Following this, he reduced one stroke on the 13th hole to take the lead. From the 15th hole, he made three consecutive birdies and widened the gap with the second place group.

After the game, Kim Min-byeol said, “The weather was nice and I played comfortably, and the feel of putt was good, so I was able to get good results.” said his feelings.

Park Min-ji, who won the KLPGA Tour prize money and most wins for two consecutive years, cruised on the first day. Park Min-ji tied for 5th place with 5 birdies and 2 bogeys, recording a 3 under par 69.

Kim Se-young and Ryu So-yeon of Mediheal, who play on the LPGA tour, finished the first day in a tie for 17th with a 1-under 71. Lee Ye-won, who earned her first win at the Lotte Rent-A-Car Women’s Open last week, tied for ninth with a 2-under-par 70. 토스카지노

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