Yoo Hae-ran, who entered the LPGA tour this season, showed a sharp shot feeling even before her debut and competed for the championship.
Yoo Hae-ran scored 1 eagle and 6 birdies in the 3rd round of the Drive-On Championship (total prize money: $1.75 million) held at Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club (par 72, 6526 yards) in Gold Canyon, Arizona, USA on the 26th (Korean time). He shot an 8-under-par 64. Yoo Hae-ran, who scored 201 strokes with an interim total of 15 under par, tied for second place with Koreans Allison Lee (USA) and Moriya Jutanugarn (Thailand). 바카라사이트
Yoo Hae-ran, who ranked 48th with a 2 under par in the first round, recorded 5 birdies in the second round and raised his ranking to 23rd, and in the third round, he even prepared a foothold for the championship. It is one stroke behind Celine Boutier (France), the sole leader.
Yoo Hae-ran made his LPGA debut this season as a rookie after passing the LPGA Qualifying Series in first place in December of last year, and this tournament is his first appearance.
In an interview after the game, Yoo Hae-ran said, “I was relaxed and made a lot of good shots.” “I’ve been in the championship group many times in Korea, but it’s my first time in the LPGA,” he said, expressing his determination, “I’ll cherish every shot tomorrow with the feeling that I’ve become a rookie again.”
Meanwhile, six Korean players, including Yoo Hae-ran, made it to the top 10 in this tournament, raising expectations for two consecutive championships. Currently, Jinyoung Ko, Heeyoung Yang, Jieun Shin, Seiyoung Kim, and Annarin are tied for 7th with 13 under par and 203 strokes.