m Hyo-joo (28, Lotte), who reached the top of the LPGA Tour for the first time in 1 year and 6 months, set first place in average strokes as her goal for the remainder of the season.
Hyo-joo Kim hit a 2-under par 69 with 4 birdies and 2 bogeys in the final 4th round of the Ascendant LPGA held at the Old American Golf Club (par 71) in The Colony, Texas, USA on the 9th (Korean time).
Kim Hyo-joo, who recorded a final total of 13 under par 271 strokes, won the championship with 9 under par 275 strokes. This is the first win in 1 year and 6 months since the Lotte Championship in April last year.
With this win, Kim Hyo-joo, who lifted the championship trophy for three consecutive years, succeeded in achieving a total of six wins. 카지노사이트랭크
After winning, Kim Hyo-joo said, “This year’s performance was not bad, but I was disappointed because I did not win. I really wanted to win before the end of the year, but I am very happy with the result of this competition,” and said, “I had a heavy heart, but the regret has disappeared.” .
Kim Hyo-joo was in the lead from the first day of her competition and until the last day she lifted her trophy without losing first place.
However, Kim Hyo-joo did not let go of her tension until the end.
Kim Hyo-joo said, “I was confident of winning only after I finished the last hole.
If my shots had been accurate in the 4th round, I could have finished the game early and more comfortably.
But it didn’t work out the way I wanted, so I focused until the end,” and “I started the 4th round with a 5 stroke lead.
I had some time to spare, but I did my best to keep the lead until the end.”
Kim Hyo-joo, who has consistently boasted accurate shots this season, maintained first place in this category with an average score of 69.790 until just before this tournament, and solidified her first place by recording an average of 67.75 strokes at the Ascendant LPGA.
Kim Hyo-joo said, “This year’s goal was to win the championship and be first in average at-bats.
Since we achieved the championship this time, all that remains is to be first in average at-bats.
If we achieve our goal, it will remain a successful season in 2023.”
Kim Hyo-joo, who boarded the plane to Korea in good spirits, said, “I am happy to return home with the trophy.
I am excited to meet my parents and dog who are waiting for me. I also plan to see my new nephew.