Yoo Hae-ran Confirms LPGA Tour Rookie of the Year

 Yoo Hae-ran (22) won the Rookie of the Year award for the 2023 season of the LPGA Tour.

Yoo Hae-ran made 6 birdies and 1 bogey in the final 4th round of the LPGA Tour The Annica Driven by Gainbridge (total prize money of $3.25 million)

held at Pelican Golf Club (par 70) in Bel Air, Florida, USA on the 13th (Korean time). I shot 5 under par 65.

With her final total of 12 under par at 268, Yoo Hae-ran tied for 12th and clinched her Rookie of the Year award.

Yoo Hae-ran accumulated 893 Rookie of the Year points through this competition

beating second place Grace Kim (Australia, 619 points) by 274 points. Even if Grace Kim wins the CME Group Tour Championship 카지노사이트랭크

the final match of the 2023 season held on the 17th, and receives 150 Rookie of the Year points, it is impossible to surpass Yoo Hae-ran’s score, so Yoo Hae-ran confirmed the Rookie of the Year Award with one competition left.

The previous Rookie of the Year awards for Korean players include Se-ri Pak in 1998, Mi-hyun Kim in 1999, Hee-won Han in 2001, Si-hyun Ahn in 2004, Seon-hwa Lee in 2006, Ji-ae Shin in 2009, Hee-kyung Seo in 2011, So-yeon Ryu in 2012, Se-young Kim in 2015, In-ji Jeon in 2016, and In-ji Jeon in 2017. Park Sung-hyun received the award in 2018, Ko Jin-young received it in 2018, and Lee Jeong-eun received it in 2019, and Yoo Hae-ran is the 14th recipient.

In 2020, the LPGA Tour Rookie of the Year Award was not selected due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and Thai rookies were strong

with Patty Tawatanakit receiving the Rookie of the Year award in 2021 and Attaya Titikkun receiving the Rookie of the Year award in 2022. 

Yoo Hae-ran regained the hegemony of the Rookie of the Year Award as the first Korean player in four years.

Yoo Hae-ran said, “I’m really proud of myself.

Every rookie player wants to win the Rookie of the Year award, and great players have won the Rookie of the Year award. 

I am happy to be included in the list of Rookie Award winners,” he said.

Meanwhile, the winner on this day was Lilia Boo (USA), who saved 4 strokes and recorded a final total of 19 under par 261 strokes. 

With this, Boo achieved her fourth win this season, following the Honda LPGA Thailand in February

the major Chevron Championship in April, and the major AIG Women’s Open (British Women’s Open) in August. 

The winning prize is $487,500 (about 640 million won).

Boo, who is currently ranked second in the world, is expected to regain first place in the women’s golf world rankings, which will be announced on the 14th. 

She also ranked first in the Player of the Year category with 196 points, beating second-place Celine Boutier (France, 169 points). 

Boo, who led by 27 points before the final game, was on the verge of winning the Player of the Year award. 

Boutier’s only chance to win Player of the Year honors is to win the final and finish no better than eighth. 

Boo is attempting to become the first American player to win the Player of the Year award in nine years since Stacey Lewis in 2014.

Allison Lee (USA) and Asaara Muñoz (Spain) tied for second place (16 under par, 264 strokes), and Yang Hee-young (34) was unable to reduce the number of strokes and finished the tournament in sole fourth place (15 under par, 265 strokes).

Emily Christine Pedersen (Denmark), who led until the third round and was aiming for her first win in her life, lost 4 strokes and collapsed, falling to a tie for 5th place (14 under par, 266 strokes). 

She also failed to make it into the top 60 of the CME Globe, which would qualify her for the final round. 

Before this competition, he was ranked 80th in the CME Globe. If he won this competition

e could have risen to 35th place, but he finished the competition in a tie for 5th place and only ranked 70th in the CME Globe.

Meanwhile, the LPGA Tour will end its 2023 season with the CME Group Tour Championship, which opens on the 17th.

With Boutier advancing to the final round as the number one player in the CME Globe, all 60 participants in the final round will compete for the prize money of $2 million (approximately 2.63 billion won).

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