At the Korea Professional Golf (KPGA) Korean Tour Golf Zone Open (total prize money of 700 million won), Park Eun-shin caught two eagles and took the lead in the first round.
On the first day of the tournament held at Jeju Golfzon County Ora (par 72, 7195 yards) on the 20th, Park Eun-shin recorded 2 eagles, 5 birdies and 1 bogey, tying the course record with 8 under par 64 strokes. Park Eun-shin, who took the lead alone, laid the foundation for her third career victory five months after winning the Golfzon and Toray Opens in November last year.
On this day, Park Eun-shin showed a sense of peak shot and putt. Park Eun-shin, who started the game on the 10th hole, put the ball on the green with her second shot from a distance of 253 yards on the 11th (par 5) hole, and then put a 5m eagle putt to create a good atmosphere from the beginning.
He then caught consecutive birdies on the 12th (par 3) and 13th (par 4) holes, and also recorded a birdie on the 15th (par 5) hole. Park Eun-shin, who hesitated while recording a bogey on the 16th hole (par 4), also caught the eagle on the 4th hole (par 5) in the second half. He hit a 302-yard tee shot beautifully on the fairway, and made an eagle with a second shot from 241 yards to the pin 3m. Park Eun-shin, who gained momentum again, made a course record with consecutive birdies on the 5th (par 4) and 6th (par 5) holes.
In an interview after the game,메이저놀이터 Park Eun-shin said, “I was in good condition and the weather was good to play. It was a day where everything went well,” he said. The feel of the shot is very good. I want to focus on running the game. For the remaining three days, I will continue to maintain a good mood and focus.”
The second place was taken by Kang Kyung-nam, who hit 6 under par 66 strokes. Kang Kyung-nam will challenge his 12th championship in two years after winning the 2021 Electronic Times Biz Play Open.
Korean-Canadian Shin Yong-gu, who won his first championship at the Woosung Construction Open last year, and Han Seung-soo, a Korean-American who reached the top at the 2020 LG Signature Players Championship, tied for third place with a 5 under par 67.