LPGA Tour rookie Joo Soo-bin turned around the turning point by raising her ranking to the top 10 at the ISPS Handa World Invitational (total prize money of 1.5 million dollars).
In the second round of the tournament held at Castle Rock Golf Club (par 73, 6,231 yards) in Antrim, Northern Ireland on the 18th (local time), Joo Soo-bin tied 3 birdies, 2 bogeys and a double bogey to hit a 1-over par 74. .
Joo Soo-bin, who recorded a median total of even par of 145, was named tied for 7th.
Joo Soo-bin, who tied for 13th place with 1 under par at the Galgom Castle Golf Club (par 72, 6,527 yards) the previous day, lost at-bats this day, but rose in the rankings.
The ISPS Handa World Invitational is a tournament co-hosted by the DP World Tour, a European men’s tour, with the LPGA Tour and the Ladies European Tour (LET).
Players will play the first and second rounds at Castle Rock and Galgom Castle Golf Club once each, then the third and fourth rounds will only be played at Galgom Castle Golf Club.
Subin Joo, who made her debut on the LPGA Tour this season through the Qualifying Series, competed in nine events and passed the cut six times, with her tie for sixth at the Shoprite Classic in June being her only top-10 finish.
In this tournament, it is placed in the top ranks until the second round, and it is possible to challenge the best performance of the season, as well as challenge the championship by 3 strokes with the sole leader Marisa Steen (USA, 3 under par 142 strokes).
On this day, Joo Soo-bin lost 3 strokes up to hole 10, including a double bogey on hole 6 (par 4), but caught birdies on holes 15 (par 5) and 17 (par 5) and changed the atmosphere at the end. 3 rounds were scheduled.
After winning 3 wins in 2014 on the LPGA 2nd division tour and debuting on the regular tour the following year, Steen, who did not win, jumped from 9th the previous day to the lead and took the first win challenge, Ester Henselwright (Germany, 2 under par 143 strokes), Ryan O’Toole (USA, 1 under par 144 strokes) and others pursued.메이저놀이터
Lee Il-hee finished the second round with a tie for 32nd (3-over-par, 148 strokes), while Park Geum-gang (11-over par, 156 strokes) and Hong Ye-eun (17-over par, 162 strokes) stayed in the lower ranks and missed the cut.
On this day, a total of 63 players advanced to the 3rd round, up to 5 over par 150 strokes, and after the 3rd round, the 2nd cut will be made to a tie for 35th place.