“No matter who wins, it’s the first time.” Kim Da-hee vs. Kim Sang-ah, head-on collision over her first LPBA Tour victory

Kim Da-hee (26) has made it to the finals for the first time since joining the professional golf club LPBA Tour. She will face Kim Sang-ah (36).

Kim Da-hee defeated Kim Min-young (Woori Financial Capital) with a set score of 3-0 in the semifinals of the “Hana Card LPBA Championship” held at KINTEX PBA Stadium in Goyang, Gyeonggi-do, on the 6th. 노래방알바

Debuting in the LPBA during the 2022-2023 season, she advanced to the finals for the first time in three seasons. The previous record was the quarterfinals. She advanced to the finals by beating Im Kyung-jin, who finished second in the previous competition, and champion Ayako Sakai (Japan, Hana Card) and Kang Ji-eun (SK Rent-a-Car).

In the semifinal, Kim also had a hard hit of 1.269 against Kim Min-young. After winning 11-9 in the 11th inning of the first set, Kim won 11-8 (eight innings) in the second set and 11-1 (seven innings) in the third set, respectively.

Kim Da-hee’s opponent is Kim Sang-ah, the “mother of two sons,” who debuted in the inaugural season of professional baseball (2019-2020). Kim’s best performance was the runner-up in the fifth tour (Huons Championship) last season. She lost to Kim Ga-young (Hana Card) unfortunately, but reached the final again in eight months.

Kim Sang-ah defeated Jung Soo-bin (NH Nonghyup Card) 3-1 to advance to the final. Early stages were tight. As Kim took the lead with 11-8 (10 innings), Jung scored six high runs and countered with 11-1 (4 innings). Taking advantage of Jung’s poor performance, Kim built up nine runs during eight innings in the third set, and won the game 11-8 in 13 innings, thus securing the upper hand. Kim won the game 11-6 after 15 tight innings in the fourth set.

The LPBA Finals between Kim Da-hee and Kim Sang-ah will be held at the same venue at 10 p.m. on Sunday. The best-of-seven series will be held for the prize money of 40 million won (4,800 U.S. dollars).

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