“I remember that I have never been in the top ten on this course. So I came with an empty mind. Also, since it is the opening game, my goal for this tournament is to be in the top ten.”
Cutiful’ Park Hyeon-gyeong was exceptionally bright in the 4th round of the ‘Lotte Rent-A-Car Women’s Open (total prize money of 800 million won, championship prize of 144 million won)’ held at Lotte Skyhill Jeju Country Club (par 72, 6395 yards) in Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do on the 9th. appearance was seen.
Park Hyun-kyung finished with Minbyeol Kim and Songi Ahn for a final total of 1 over par 289 in round 1 3 under par (5th place), round 2 1 under par (6th place), round 3 7 over par (33rd place), round 4 2 under par (1st place) They finished their first domestic opening game in a tie for 6th place.
A lot has changed for her Park Hyeon-kyung this season. Park Hyun-kyung said, “I paid attention to my swing and aimed to reduce misses. I even changed the driver to increase the distance a little more. As I played yesterday and today, I felt my swing improved and the distance increased. So I was able to play a little easier.” .
And she doesn’t have a dad who always supported her as a caddy by her side. From this season onwards, Hyunkyung Park works with her professional caddy, not her father.
Park Hyeon-kyung said, “I used to know him well, but I think we need to match each other for the month of April. He calculated the distance and helped me choose clubs, so I’m concentrating on playing comfortably. He gave me water when I was nervous and talked to me to make my mind at ease. I think it’s good,” he said.
Then, she told her father (Park Se-soo), who was watching Park Hyeon-gyeong’s play at the gallery, “It was nice to see him because he seemed comfortable. He watches from the outside, and I feel like I’m more self-reliant.”
Park Hyun-kyung climbed to the tee box in the 4th round and felt the warm spring sunlight in front of the billboard. It was nice to see her taking a moment to relax before the game.
Park Hyun-kyung, who finished her fourth round, laughed non-stop as she chatted with her teammates while waiting for her champion Joe.
Park Hyun-kyung has not been good at the opening game in Jeju. In 2019, she ranked 58th, in 2021 she ranked 42nd, in 2022 she ranked 47th, but this year she is in the top 10 she set for herself, so she is Hyunkyung Park. It’s a success.
Regarding her determination this season, Park Hyun-kyung said, “She was eager and prepared hard. Rather than thinking about producing results, she tries harder to prepare. If she does, she believes that the results will follow.” she said of her aspirations. 메이저놀이터
▲ Park Hyeon-kyung, who finished the 4th round, poses as saying that she has entered the ‘TOP 10’, the goal of spreading both hands.
▲ Park Hyeon-kyung, who changed his driver, hits a powerful tee shot.
▲Park Hyun-kyung smiles broadly as she receives a rose to congratulate Lee Ye-won on her victory.
Park Hyun-kyung will challenge her season’s first win at the ‘Mediheal Hankook Ilbo Championship’, which will be held in Ferrum, Yeoju, Gyeonggi-do, from the 13th.
Meanwhile, Lee Ye-won from ‘2022 Rookie of the Year’ won her first championship. Lee Ye-won shot a final total of 6 under par 282, beating Jeon Ye-seong (22) and Park Ji-young (27), tied for second place, by 3 strokes, and winning her first championship in her career.
Lee Ye-won won the Dream Tour once and the Jump Tour twice, and in the 2022 season regular tour, she was runner-up three times and ranked in the top 5 11 times, but there was no victory.
However, she jumped into a full-fledged competition by lifting the championship cup in her first domestic competition this season.