Reporter Kim Do-yong = World No. 1 Lydia Ko (New Zealand) took the lead for two days in a row at the LET Aramco Ladies International (total prize money of $5 million), which was her first sortie this year.
In the second round of the tournament held at the Royal Greens Golf and Country Club (par 72, 6295 yards) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on the 18th (Korean time), Lydia Ko tied 6 birdies and 3 bogies to hit 3 under par 69.
Lydia Ko, who recorded an interim total of 11 under par 133, marked a tie for second place with Lila Bu (USA). She is only two strokes behind Aditi Ashok (India), who took the lead by herself with a 13-under par of 131.
Lydia Ko, who won three wins on the LPGA Tour last season and swept the Player of the Year award, lowest stroke award, and prize money king, also tied for the lead in her first tournament in 2023 with an 8-under par on her first day. went up
She faltered in the second round, but she still maintained the lead, and after last 2021, she was aiming to win this tournament again.
Among a total of 17 Korean players, Kim Hyo-joo (28‧Lotte) tied for 9th and recorded the highest ranking. Kim Hyo-joo, who had performed well with a 5-under par the day before, hit 2-under 70 with 5 birdies and 3 bogeys, recording an interim total of 7-under 137. 카지노
Lim Hee-jung (23, Doosan E&C) tied for 13th place with a 6 under par, 138 strokes, and Lee So-mi (24, Daebang Construction) tied for 17th with a 5 under par, 139 strokes.
Yoo Hae-ran (22, Daol Financial Group), a rookie on the LPGA tour this year, tied for 29th with a 3-under 41 stroke. Jeon In-ji (29, KB Financial Group), who participated in her first tournament this season, tied for 49th place with an even par of 144 strokes and succeeded in passing the cut.
Lim Hee-jung (23, Doosan E&C), who tied for 3rd place with a 7-under par on the first day, was sluggish with a 6-over par and dropped to a tie for 39th place.