In the ranking of eight countries that will participate in the women’s national golf competition, the Hanwha Life Plus International Crown, which is about 100 days away, Korea surpassed the United States and rose to first place.
According to the ranking announced by the Rolex Women’s Golf World Ranking (WWGR) on the 24th (Korean time), Korea leads with 38 points, followed by the United States with 41 points, Japan with 84 points, Sweden with 120 points, England with 191 points, and Thailand with 217 points. Australia scored 300 points and China scored 437 points. The preliminary players of each country are based on the sum of the WWGR rankings, so the lower the score, the better.
In Korea, starting with Ko Jin-young, who is currently ranked 5th in the world on the LPGA Tour, Jeon In-ji, 8th, Kim Hyo-joo, 9th, and Park Min-ji, who is active on the Korea Ladies Professional Golf (KLPGA) Tour, is 16th. The United States, which tied with South Korea last week, kept its ranking, but Lexi Thompson (7th), Jennifer Cupcho (15th), and Danielle Kang (17th) dropped their rankings, leaving Korea behind Korea in a total of 3 points. point behind
In Japan, Hataoka Nasa, who is ranked 10th in the world, has a mixture of foreign and domestic fans, and in Sweden, Madeleine Sakstrom, who is ranked 26th, took the lead. England has the highest ranking of 13th place Charlie Hull, who finished second in last week’s LPGA opening match. Thailand’s Ataya Titikkun is ranked 4th, Australia’s Minji Lee is 3rd, and China’s Linsiyu is 14th.
The tournament confirmed eight participating countries based on the women’s golf world rankings at the end of November last year. At that time, Korea and the United States were tied for the lead with 35 ranking points, predicting a tight competition for the lead. Starting this year, the LPGA Tour announces the rankings of each country’s reserve players every week, and the final players for each country will be decided after the DIO Implant LA Open on April 3rd. 메이저사이트
The International Crown was first held in 2014, and Sweden won the first tournament, the United States won the 2016 tournament, and Korea won the 2018 tournament. Since 2018, 2020 has been suspended due to the coronavirus infection, and will resume in 5 years.
This year’s competition will be held at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco, USA from May 5-8. During the first three days of the tournament, four-ball match play will determine the teams advancing to the semifinals, and the semifinalists who advance to the final day will play two single match plays and one foursome match to determine the winner by playing semi-finals, finals, and third- and fourth-place matches. . Every round is broadcast by JTBC Golf.