Kim Woo-jung rose to first place alone in the first round of the 9th Kyochon 1991 Ladies Open (total prize money of 800 million won) of the KLPGA Tour.
In the first round of the tournament held at Asiad Country Club in Busan (par 72, 6,565 yards) on the 5th, Kim Woo-jung pulled out only 4 birdies without a bogey, and she shot 4 under par 68.
Kim Woo-jung, who led her tie for second place by one stroke, inflated her chances of winning her first KLPGA tour.
She participated in 106 regular tournaments until this tournament, Kim Woo-jung, who entered the KLPGA regular tour in 2019, but she has never won a championship.
Her personal best results are runner-up at the 2020 Phantom Classic and the 2021 major KLPGA Championship.
At this year’s KLPGA Tour event, sophomore Lee Ye-won won her first win at the Lotte Rent-A-Car Women’s Open in April, and at the Mediheal Hankook Ilbo Championships, Lee Joo-mi reached the top for the first time in her 148th tournament.
In addition, Nexen Saint Nine Masters Choi Eun-woo shed tears after winning the 211th tournament for the first time.
This year, especially after entering the regular tour, there are many cases where it takes a long time to experience the first championship, and it is expected that Kim Woo-jung will be able to join this procession.ㅋㅋㅋ벳
In an interview after the match, Kim Woo-jung said, “I see players who have been on tour for a long time winning recently, and I think, ‘If I have a little more time, I can win.'” are trying,” he said.
He said, “I was worried because it rained a lot in the morning, but the wind and rain subsided in the first half, so I played comfortably.”
The start of the match was delayed by an hour due to rain in the morning.
Heo Da-bin, Hwang Jung-mi, and Park Bo-gyeom are tied for second place with a 3-under par of 69, one stroke behind. Ahn Seon-joo and Hong Jung-min finished in a tie for 5th place with a 2 under par 70 strokes.
Out of 130 players, 65 players could not finish the first round due to bad weather.