Lee Mi-hyang, 3rd place at LPGA Tour HSBC World Championship The winner is green

Green, 4th win in total with consecutive birdies in the last 3 holes Ko Jin-young, aiming for his third consecutive victory, ranked 8th.
Lee Mi-hyang

Lee Mi-hyang tied for third place at the LPGA Tour HSBC Women’s World Championship (total prize money of $1.8 million).

Lee Mi-hyang hit 5 under par 67 with an eagle, 5 birdies, and 2 bogeys in the final 4th round of the tournament held at Sentosa Golf Club Tanjong Course (par 72, 6,749 yards) in Singapore on the 3rd.

Lee Mi-hyang, who recorded a final total of 9 under par 279 strokes, finished the tournament in a tie for third place with Brooke Henderson (Canada), Nasa Hataoka, and Yuna Nishimura (Japan).

It was 4 strokes behind the winner Hannah Green (Australia, 13 under par, 275 strokes).

Lee Mi-hyang, who has two LPGA tour wins at the 2014 Mizuno Classic and the 2017 Women’s Scottish Open, ranked in the top 10 about six months after finishing tied for 5th at the Kroger Queen City Championship in September last year.

Lee Mi-hyang, who finished in the top 10 once last season, entered the top 10 for the first time in her third competition this season.He previously tied for 35th in the Drive-On Championship in January and tied for 20th in Honda Thailand last month.

Lee Mi-hyang, who was tied for 11th place until the third round, had a blast from the beginning with consecutive birdies on holes 1 to 3 that day.

He made a bogey on the 4th hole (par 3), but made up for it with a birdie on the 7th hole (par 3), reducing his lead by 3 strokes in the first half.

Afterwards, Lee Mi-hyang, who was maintaining par, dropped an eagle putt after successfully getting two-on in the 16th hole (par 5), and then made a mid-distance birdie putt in the 17th hole (par 3) to improve her ranking.

In the final 18th hole (par 4), the second shot fell into a bunker around the green, leaving a mark of bogey, but it was the best performance among Korean players participating in this tournament.

Hannah Green

At the HSBC Women’s World Championship, Ko Jin-young won last year and 2022, Kim Hyo-joo in 2021, and Park Seong-hyun took the top spot in 2019. A Korean player has kept the trophy in the last four competitions (2020 was canceled due to COVID-19), but this year, he failed to win. done.

Green, winner of the 2019 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, defeated Celine Boutier (France, 12 under par, 276 strokes) by one stroke and won her fourth LPGA Tour victory.

Until the 15th hole on this day, Green was trailing Boutier, who was in the lead, by two strokes.

However, he quickly tied the score with a birdie on the 16th and 17th holes, and Boutier finished the match with 12 under par first in the previous group, and then succeeded in a birdie up to the 18th hole (par 4), resulting in a dramatic comeback victory.

Ko Jin-young, who was aiming for her third consecutive victory in the tournament, lost one stroke on this day and finished tied for 8th place (7 under par, 281 strokes) with Allison Koppuz (USA) and Patty Tawatanakat (Thailand).

Ayaka Furue (Japan), who was the leader until the 3rd round, lost 3 strokes and finished in a tie for 8th place.

Kim Se-young and Choi Hye-jin tied for 17th place (5 under par, 283 strokes), Jeon In-ji and Yoo Hae-ran tied for 22nd place (3 under par, 285 strokes), and Shin Ji-eun tied for 26th place (1 under par, 287 strokes).

Lee Min-ji (Australia) and Yang Hee-young tied for 29th place (even par, 288 strokes), Lydia Ko (New Zealand) tied for 34th place (1 over par, 289 strokes), and Shin Ji-ae and Kim Hyo-joo tied for 41st place (3 over par, 291 strokes). 성인웹툰

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