Lydia Ko, world No. 1 in women’s golf, 메이저놀이터 was tied for the lead in the first round of this year’s first tournament.
Lydia Ko caught 8 birdies without bogey in the first round of the Aramco Ladies International of the European Women’s Professional Golf Tour (LET) held at the Royal Greens Golf and Country Club (par 72, 6295 yards) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on the 16th (local time). He shot an 8-under-par 63. Lydia Ko finished her first day in a tie for the lead with Thailand’s Pajari Anan Naru Kan. Lydia Ko will challenge to recapture the top of the tournament in 2 years since 2021.
From the first tournament of the new year, Lydia Ko showed off her accurate shot. Lydia Ko, who started the match on the 10th hole, recorded her first birdie on her 11th hole. After that, she made consecutive birdies on the 13th and 14th holes, and then she cut her one stroke down on the 18th hole as well.
Lydia Ko, who made a birdie on the first hole in the second half, made a streak of birdies on the 3rd and 4th holes. She followed up with a birdie on the 9th hole, where she completed her puzzle with an 8-under-par.
Hong Jung-min, who plays on the KLPGA tour, tied for third place based on clean play that caught only 7 birdies without bogey. Last year, Hong Jung-min formed a joint third place group, one stroke behind the leading group, along with LPGA Tour Rookie of the Year, Ataya Titikul and Aditi Ashok.
Lim Hee-jeong of the “Desert Fox” tied for 6th place with a 6-under 66, and Yoo Hae-ran, who will debut on the LPGA tour this year with Kim Hyo-joo, tied for 8th place with a 5-under 67.