The 2023 Korea Women’s Professional Golf Association (KLPGA) Dream Tour (second division) opens with the SBS Golf Lotte Open.
The SBS Golf and Lotte Open have a prize money of 10.5 million won and a total prize money of 70 million won. It will be held for two days from the 27th at Lotte Skyhill Buyeo Country Club (par 72, 6076 yards) in Chungcheongnam-do.
Co-hosted by SBS Medianet and Lotte, and supervised by KLPGA, the final round of the tournament will be recorded and broadcast on April 12th at 7:00 pm on SBS Golf, the host broadcasting company.
It is a tournament hosted by Lotte, which has held the ‘Qualifying Tournament’ since 2013 to provide more players with the opportunity to realize their dreams, and SBS Golf, which has stepped up to revitalize the Dream Tour as the host broadcaster.
The Korea Women’s Professional Golf Tour (KLPGT) aims to maximize tour competitiveness by revitalizing the Dream Tour and expanding single tournaments. Starting this year, the Lotte Open Qualifying Tournament, which has served as a gateway to the KLPGA regular tour and has contributed to the development of players and associations, will be held. The Dream Tour will be held as a single event.
The 16 pros and 3 amateurs with the highest final grades in the SBS Golf Lotte Open will be given the right to participate in the 2023 KLPGA Regular Tour Lotte Open, scheduled to be held for four days from June 1st.
As the KLPGA regular tour Lotte Open qualifier is at stake, the challenge and competition of the participating players is fierce. 120 qualified professionals and 24 recommended amateur players will participate.
33 out of 39 2023 KLPGA Dream Tour seed holders have cast their ballots, and 87 seeders determined through the KLPGA 2023 MC Square-Gunsan CC Dream Tour seed ranking match will challenge.
Among the 120 qualified pros, the first players to stand out are those from the regular tour.
Cho Jeong-min (29), who debuted on the regular tour in the 2013 season and recorded 5 wins in total, Choi Hye-yong (33), who is a rookie of the year with 2 wins in the 2008 season, and Choi Ga-ram (31), who joined K-10 in 2021 threw
Kim Hee-jun (23), Moon Jung-min (21), Park Dan-yu (28), Park Bo-gyeom (25), and Park Hye-jun (20), who were active on the regular tour until last season, are expected to compete for the right to participate in the Lotte Open.
I-Tour member Chen Yuju (26, Taiwan), who took second place at the KLPGA 2022 International Qualifying Tournament held in October last year, and Katie Yu (22, USA), who finished fifth, are also taking their first steps on the Dream Tour.
The list of 24 amateurs recommended by the organizing committee of the tournament is also splendid. Park Ye-ji (18), Yoo Hyeon-jo (18), Seo Kyo-rim (17), Lee Jung-hyun (17), and four other members of the 2023 national team announced their participation.
Lee Hyo-song (15), who won the championship at the ‘Kang Min-Koo-bae 46th Korea Women’s Amateur Golf Championship’ last year, and Yang Hyo-jin, who won first place in the amateurs last season at the KLPGA regular tour ‘SK Networks-Seoul Economic Daily Ladies Classic’ as a recommended player ( 16) Eight members of the 2023 national team will also participate. 카지노사이트
Players who swept various amateur competitions also threw a challenge. Lim Sa-rang (16), who won the women’s midfield championship at the ‘33rd All For You-Renoma Middle and High School Green Cup Golf Tournament’ held last year, and Park Seo-jin (16), who won the women’s midfield championship at the ‘Blue One Cup 39th Korea Junior Golf Championship’; Park Je-hee (16), winner of the 1st Piretti Golf Cup National Middle and High School Students Golf Tournament, and Hong Soo-min (16), winner of the 33rd Sports Chosun Cup National Middle and High School Student Golf Tournament, will also participate.
Yoo Hyun (16), who finished runner-up by one stroke in the middle school division of last year’s ‘KLPGA-Samchully Together Dream Tournament 2022’, also announced her participation.
The 2023 Dream Tour, which competes for eight months for the 2024 KLPGA regular tour seed ticket, will be held in 20 competitions and with a total prize money of 1.84 billion won.