‘Defending Champ’ Korean women’s golf, eliminated from the preliminary round of the national competition held in 5 years
Korean women’s golf, which has recently been in a downturn, was eliminated from the preliminary round with a total loss of 4 matches in the national golf competition, which resumed after 5 years.
The Korean national team, featuring Ko Jin-young, Kim Hyo-joo, Jeon In-ji, and Choi Hye-jin, defeated the Thai team on the second day of the Hanwha LifePlus International Crown (total prize money of 2 million dollars) held at TPC Harding Park (par 72) in San Francisco, California, USA on the 6th (Korean time). lost. Two games were played in a two-person group, and the two players played each other in a four-ball format with a good score as a team score.
Ko Jin-young and Kim Hyo-joo lost to Patty Tawatanakit-Ataya Tittikkun by 3 holes, and Jeon In-ji-Choi Hye-jin lost to Eriya-Moriya Jutanukan by 2 holes.
Ko Jin-young and Kim Hyo-joo fell behind on the 8th hole (par 4), then knelt down with birdies on the 14th and 16th holes (each par 4).
Jeon In-ji and Choi Hye-jin gave up the 5th hole (par 5), 8th hole (par 4), and 9th hole (par 3), trailing by 3 holes in the first half and catching up with 1 hole in the second half.
South Korea, which lost both matches against Australia the previous day, could not get a point from 4 matches and 4 losses, and finished at the bottom of Group B, confirming its elimination early. Korea has a match against Japan (1 draw, 3 losses) on the 7th, but even if it wins both games, it cannot beat Thailand (4 wins) and Australia (3 wins, 1 draw), currently ranked 1st in Group B.
In Group A, where the USA, Sweden, England and China compete, Sweden won both matches against China that day and took first place with 4 wins. China (1 win, 3 losses) and England (4 losses) are ranked 3rd and 4th, respectively.
The International Crown, which started in 2014, resumed in five years after the third tournament held in Incheon in 2018. In 2014 and 2016, Spain and the United States won respectively, and in 2018, Korea, the host country, won the championship 메이저사이트.