Shin Ji-ae (35), former world No. 1 in women’s golf, won the Victoria Open (total prize money of 420,000 Australian dollars) of the Australian Women’s Professional Golf (WPGA) Tour, achieving 62 wins in her professional career.
On the 12th, on the final day of the tournament held at Thirteen’s Beach Golf Links (par 72, 5660m) in Barwon Heads, Victoria, Australia, Shin Ji-ae shot a 1-under 71 with 5 birdies and 4 bogeys.
She recorded a final total of 14 under par 275, beating Grace Kim (Australia) and Fabarisa York Tuan (Thailand), her tie for second place, by 5 strokes to win the come-from-behind victory. 메이저사이트
In July 2021, she lifted the championship cup 1 year and 7 months after the Japan Women’s Professional Golf (JLPGA) Tour Daito Gentaku Ladies, and received a winning prize of 75,600 Australian dollars (approximately 66 million won).
Shin Ji-ae, whose main stage is the JLPGA Tour, has 26 wins in Japan, 11 wins on the US Women’s Professional Golf (LPGA) Tour, 20 wins on the Korean Women’s Professional Golf (KLPGA) Tour, 2 wins on the European Women’s Professional Golf Tour (LET), Ladies’ Asian Tour and Won one win each on the Taiwan Women’s Golf Tour.
Shin Ji-ae, who started the final round with a tie for second place by two strokes, recorded her first birdie on hole 2 (par 5), then made a bogey on hole 4 (par 4), but made birdies on holes 5 (par 5) and 7 (par 3). and took the lead.
Cathy Porter (Australia), who was the sole leader until the 3rd round, lost 7 strokes that day, including only 5 bogeys until the 9th hole in the first half, finishing tied with Emma Talley (USA) for 4th place with 8 under par 281 strokes.
Carrie Webb (Australia), who is ranked first in the world, finished the tournament tied for 17th with a 2-over par, 291 strokes.