Bang Sin-sil wins the KLPGA E1 Charity Open… Exceeded 200 million won in minimum prize money
Korea Women’s Professional Golf (KLPGA) tour’s ‘rising star’ Bang Shin-sil enjoyed the joy of winning her first championship after her third challenge.
Bang Shin-sil recorded two birdies without bogey in the third round on the last day of the KLPGA Tour 11th E1 Charity Open (total prize money of 900 million won) held at Seongmunan Country Club (par 72, 6,520 yards) in Wonju-si, Gangwon-do on the 28th. .
Bang Shin-sil, who scored a final total of 9 under par and 207 strokes, took the lead from the first round to the last round of the tournament and won the wire-to-wire victory, marking her first win on the tour.
She was ahead of her tie for second place by two strokes, and the prize money for the championship was 162 million won.
Bang Sin-sil also set a record for the smallest tournament in this category by exceeding her career prize money of 200 million won (278.89 million won) after participating in five tournaments on her regular tour.
The previous record was that outstanding players such as Choi Hye-jin, Jo A-yeon, and Park Min-ji exceeded the prize money of 200 million won in six tournaments.
In the 10 KLPGA tour events held this year, the first regular tour winners were Lee Ye-won, Lee Joo-mi, Choi Eun-woo, Park Bo-gyeom, and Bang Shin-sil.
Bang Sin-sil played in the championship group on this day, following the 4th place in the KLPGA Championship in April and the 3rd place in the NH Investment & Securities Ladies Championship earlier this month.
Bang Shin-sil, who played her third champion group match in the past month, held the championship trophy in her arms with clean play without a bogey, unlike the previous two tournaments in which she turned around on the threshold of winning.
Bang Sin-sil won the first championship among rookies this year, and with this victory, he secured the right to participate in the remaining tournaments this year and the regular tour until the 2025 season.
However, next week’s Lotte Open has already confirmed the list of players, so Bang Shin-sil can use the full seed from the Celltrion Queens Masters, which opens on June 9.
Also, Bang Shin-sil achieved her first win wire-to-wire for the 10th time in her career
Bang Sin-sil, who took the lead by one stroke in the game, which was held in the rain all day, seized the victory at the 16th hole (par 5).
Bang Shin-sil sent the third shot he tried around the green of the hole to a distance of about 1m from the hole and caught a birdie.
On the other hand, Kim Hee-ji of the same group, who was pursuing by one stroke, made a fatal mistake of missing a par putt of a similar distance, and the gap with Bang Shin-sil quickly widened to three strokes.
Kim Min-seon, who was also one stroke behind Bang Sin-sil, was also eliminated from the championship competition with a similar scene of missing a par putt of about 1m in the 17th hole (par 4).
Of the four players who tied for second place with Bang Sin-sil by a stroke, the remaining two players, Seo Yeon-jeong and Yoo Seo-yeon, excluding Kim Hee-ji and Kim Min-seon, had already finished the game first with 7 under par.
Bang Shin-sil, who had a two-stroke lead, finished the remaining two holes with pars, solving her long-awaited first win homework.
Bang Shin-sil, born in 2004, with a height of 173 cm, recorded an average flight distance of 264.6 yards this season, establishing himself as the best ‘long hitter’ on the tour. However, due to the lack of competitions, it is not included in the distance ranking.
Last year, he ranked 40th in the KLPGA tour seed match, and this year, he was on the second part of the tour, and there was a limit to the number of regular tour appearances, but with this victory, he obtained a full seed on the regular tour at once.토토사이트
Bang Shin-sil, who suffered from a cold and right wrist pain during this tournament, is now almost fully recovered, but he also overcame the difficulties of suffering from hyperthyroidism in 2019.
With this win, Bang Sin-sil jumped up to 6th in prize money and grand prize points, and 3rd in rookie award points.