The ‘2023 Doosan Match Play Championship’ (total prize money of 900 million won, prize money of 225 million won), the only match play competition on the Korean Women’s Professional Golf (KLPGA) Tour, has a series of ‘groups of death’ from the group stage, and fierce competition from the beginning. this was predicted
At the group draw held on the 16th at the Chuncheon Ladena Golf Club (par 72) clubhouse, 16 players who were assigned A seeds (higher seeds) out of 64 participating players will draw directly to compete against themselves in the B, C, and D groups. It was conducted by selecting players from the .
The highlight of the lottery on this day was Group 6, which was chosen by Park Ji-young (27, from Korea Land Trust, Wonju). Park Ji-young said in an interview that day, when the emcee asked her own strategy for playing on the weekend, she said, “Let’s choose well first,” and “I’m very nervous because I’m not on the ‘golden hand’ side.”
Afterwards, Park Ji-young selected Choi Eun-woo, Lee Da-yeon (26, Medi-Peel, from Wonju), and Bae Su-yeon in order to complete the group of death with her own hands.
Park Ji-young reached the top at the Hana Financial Group Singapore Women’s Open, the opening match of the 2023 season, Choi Eun-woo at the Nexen/Saint Nine Masters, and Da-yeon Da-yeon at the KLPGA Championship. Group 6 is the only group in which three out of four players have won this season.
After the group draw, Park Ji-young said, “(The result) seems to be very wrong.”
Group 13 A seed Jo A-yeon selected Seong Yu-jin, Jo Eun-hye, and Kim Min-byeol (19, Hite Jinro, from Chuncheon) to create another group of death. ‘
On the first day of the tournament, Jo Ah-yeon, who was matched with Kim Min-byul, sighed and said, “It’s an honor to be with a super rookie.” I will see the match,” he said.
Heejeong Lim (23, from Doosan Engineering & Construction, Taebaek), who belongs to Group 4 A seed, selected Heeji Kim, Minkyung Choi, and Yebin Son, and Jinseon Han (26, from Kakao VX, Sokcho), who belongs to Group 15 A seed, is Gangwon golfers participating in this tournament. Yoo Hyo-joo, Hyun Se-rin, and Kim Rian were selected. Lim Hee-jung expressed her determination, saying, “I finished third in this competition last year,” and “I will achieve better results than last year with more aggressive play this time.”
Han Jin-sun said, “It’s a tournament where you play one-on-one with one player, so it’s a tense tournament every time you hit it.”안전놀이터
Meanwhile, in this tournament, the top 64 players are divided into 16 groups of 4 players each to play 3 group league matches over 3 days.