Jinyoung Ko [KLPGA 제공]
[헤럴드경제=조범자 기자] Jin-young Ko (26), who shook off the regret of failing to break a new record, succeeded in a unique rush, and started strong again towards the championship.
In the second round of the LPGA Tour BMW Ladies Championship held at the LPGA International Busan (par 72) in Gijang-gun, Busan on the 22nd on the 22nd, Jin-young Ko, second in the world rankings, drove eight birdies without bogey and reduced eight shots to 9-under par 135 in the midterm. hit was recorded. The 8-under par that day was a tie record for the course record.
Jinyoung Ko, who finished the first round in a tie for 42nd with a 1-under-par 71 stroke on the first day of the competition, jumped to 5th place as of 3:40 pm, demonstrating the presence of a candidate for the championship. If Jin-young Ko wins this tournament, he will reclaim the world No. 1 ranking and become the main character of 200 Korean victories on the LPGA Tour.
It was a play that cleared the regret of breaking the record on the LPGA tour the day before.
Jin-young Ko made a new record for 15 consecutive rounds by hitting her 60s in the first round of this tournament, and was able to break the previous record (14 consecutive rounds) held by Annika Sorenstam (Sweden) and Yu So-yeon. However, he failed to write the number of at-bats in his 60s by two strokes, and had to be satisfied with the tie record.
After finishing the second round, Jin-young Ko said, “If only two birdies today are moved to yesterday, 16 rounds in a row”, but he couldn’t hide the regret of the day before.
Jinyoung Ko said, “Today’s swing was the best this year. Looking at the swing alone, the last three months when I was in my 60s was about 20 out of 100 points, but today it’s 100 points.” I wonder if I can set a record,” he said, showing his will to try again.
Jin-young Ko said, “It is important to let go of greed and play,” said Jin-young Ko.
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