‘Taeguk Wangja Corps Propaganda’… Shin Ji-eun tied for 1st place in Drive On Championship 2R
Shin Ji-eun (31, Hanwha Q Cells) maintained the lead on the second day of the LPGA Tour Drive-On Championship (total prize money of $1.75 million).
Shin Ji-eun tied 7 birdies and 2 bogeys in the second round of the tournament held at Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club (par 72) in Gold Canyon, Arizona, USA on the 25th (Korean time), and she hit 5 under par 67.
With this, Shin Ji-eun tied for first place with an interim total of 12 under par and 132 strokes from the previous day. Moriya Jutanugarn (Thailand) stands shoulder to shoulder with Shin Ji-eun.
Shin Ji-eun, born in 1992, immigrated to the United States when she was nine. She has her American name of Jennie Shin, but she still retains her Korean nationality.
Her height is 160 cm, so she is relatively small, so although she is not a long hitter, her main specialty is accurate drive shots.
Shin Ji-eun, who won her last championship at the Volunteers of America Texas Shootout in May 2016, has a chance to rise to the top after seven years.
Shin Ji-eun recorded a birdie on the 3rd hole (par 4) in the first half and continued the par march. He faltered with a bogey on the 10th hole (par 4) in the second half, but made up for it with a birdie on the 11th hole (par 4).
Shin Ji-eun, who committed a bogey on the 13th hole (par 5), recorded consecutive birdies on the 14th to 18th holes and finished the first round with a tie for the lead.메이저사이트
Meanwhile, the performance of other Korean players also shone.
Ko Jin-young (28, Solaire), who won the HSBC World Championship held in Singapore earlier this month, tied for 48th on the first day, but made 7 birdies that day.
Ko Jin-young, who significantly reduced the number of strokes, was tied for 6th place (9 under par, 135 strokes) with Ji Eun-hee (37, Hanwha Q Cells).
In addition, Kim Se-young (30, Mediheal) tied for 15th place (8 under par, 136 strokes), and Jeon In-ji (29, KB Financial Group) and Yoo Hae-ran (22, Daol Financial Group) tied for 23rd place (7 under par, 137 strokes). promoted with
Lee Jung-eun 6 (27, Daebang Construction), who tied for 6th place on the first day, lost 3 strokes on the day and fell to 76th place (2 under par, 135 strokes).