Korea’s representative LPGA players struggled this year. There were only 4 wins this season. As Lydia Ko (New Zealand) monopolized major individual titles this year, Korean players were left empty-handed. This is the first time in 14 years since 2008 that no Korean player has ranked first in prize money, average at bats, player of the year, rookie of the year, and most wins.
The four wins this season are Jinyoung Koh (27) winning early before falling into slump, Inji Jeon (28) winning a comeback after 3 years and 8 months, and Eunhee Ji (36) and Hyoju Kim (27) winning. The fact that the Korean female golfer, who boasted the world’s best in archery like the Olympics, is so sluggish is not irrelevant to the reason for the late transfusion of ‘young blood’. 메이저놀이터
The passing of the top pass in the LPGA Qualifying Series of ‘Ran Yu Hae, born in 2001’ raises expectations for the 2023 season. In fact, the LPGA challenge of ‘Choi Hye-jin, born in 1999’ was not without delay. There was also Hong Ye-eun, born in 2002, who played an active role as a rookie on the LPGA this year, but she did not perform well.
I am curious to see how many victories Yu Hae-ran, a representative runner born in the 2000s, and those with previous LPGA championship experience will report on the LPGA Tour next season. Park Min-ji (24), who won six wins each on the KLPGA tour in 2021 and 22, also expressed her intention to challenge the LPGA while playing mainly in major tournaments next year. We look forward to the LPGA ‘K-Blast’ of Koreans born in the 2000s.