Han Jin-sun shot a 7-under 65 in the final round of the KLPGA Tour High1 Resort Women’s Open (total prize money of 800 million won) at High1 Country Club (par 72) in Jeongseon-gun, Gangwon-do on the 20th, winning the fourth round with a total of 14-under 274
Last year, Han Jin-sun, who enjoyed her first career victory in 131 games in the tournament, enjoyed her second career victory this year with two consecutive wins in the tournament.
The prize money is 144 million won. Han Jin-sun jumped to 14th place in the prize money ranking (KRW 349.8 million won).
Han Jin-sun is the second woman to win the High1 Resort Women’s Open for the 12th time this year after Lim Hee-jung, but Han Jin-sun is the first to win for the second consecutive year.
Lim Hee-jung did not hold the tournament due to COVID-19 in 2020, so it took two years to win two consecutive games in 2021 following 2019. 안전놀이터
Ryu So-yeon (2009, 2015) and Lim Hee-jung are the third players to win the competition twice.
Prior to the competition, “So far this season, we are preparing for our second consecutive victory in the High1 Resort Women’s Open.” I looked forward to this competition. Han Jin-sun, who showed strong confidence in defending the title, said, “I feel good and comfortable when I come to this course,” drew a thrilling come-from-behind victory with two shots of the shot eagle.
This is the third time that he has won the KLPGA Tour by catching two shot eagles.
Kim Se-young at the Hanwha Financial Classic in 2013 and Choi Hye-jin at the opening of the Chojeong Carbonated Water Yongpyeong Resort in 2017 hit two shots in the final round and won.
Han Jin-sun, who tied for third place in the final round, two strokes behind leader Lee Je-young, played a frustrating game that could not reduce even one stroke until the fifth hole.
However, Han Jin-sun, who opened the door with a 5m birdie putt on the 6th hole (par 3), took the lead at once, catching an eagle that his second shot was sucked into the hole with 161 yards left in the 7th hole (par 4).
Hanjin-sun, who gained momentum, hit another shot eagle on the 11th hole (par 5) following a birdie on the 10th hole (par 4).
The ball hit with a wedge from 100 yards disappeared into the cup.
Han Jin-sun, who virtually decided the game by running away to the lead by five strokes, scored a 3m birdie putt on the 16th hole (par 3).
Han Jin-sun, who won by three strokes in the final round last year, overturned two strokes this time to win both championships by coming from behind on the final day.
Lim Jin-hee, who started the final round tied for third with Hanjin-sun, chased by reducing one stroke, but failed to stop Hanjin-sun’s momentum and had to settle for a six-shot tie for second place (8-under 280).
Im Jin-hee, who won twice this season, entered the top 10 for the eighth time this season and became the most frequently ranked player along with Park Ji-young.
With this runner-up, Im Jin-hee tied for the lead with Park Ji-young in the grand prize points. Im Jin-hee also rose to third place (584.28 million won) in the prize money ranking.
Madasom, who reduced three strokes, Lee So-mi, who hit two-under-par, and Lee Ga-young, who endured with an even-par 72, also tied for second place (8-under-par 280) with Lim Jin-hee.
Park Min-ji shot a 3-under 69 to tie for sixth place (7-under 281).
Lee Je-young, who took the lead in the final round, lost four shots and was tied for 12th (5-under 283).
Lee Ye-won tied for 31st (even-par 288 strokes), but remained at the top of the prize money rankings.
Ryu So-yeon, who played as a recommended player, shot a 2-over 74 to finish her outing in her home country tied for 39th place (1 over 289).