Thursday, September 28, 2023

Minjee Lee suffered more than necessary to achieve her ninth victory

Golf continues to be an unpredictable game full of surprises. This is the victory of Minjee Lee, who was able to dominate the Kroger Queen City Championship on the LPGA on the second playoff hole. Lee lost a total of five strokes off the lead in the second nine holes on Sunday, although fate had victory in store for her after playing the tiebreaker against the Englishwoman. Charlie Hull. The 27-year-old Australian lost five shots over 10 holes and ended up shooting a round of 71.

It was Lee’s ninth win, the first of the season, the second in a playoff in his entire career, with two tournament wins leading up to it. Grand Slam. The tie was settled in the second attempt where they played the 18th hole, a good approach by Lee left the ball a meter from the hole for a clear birdie, while the English Hull missed the a birdie putt from about five feet to the left. continue the knot and force the third hole. ““Minjee played really well in the playoffs, at the end of the day, she was the leader and I gave it my best.” the English player consoled himself.

Finally the Spanish Azahara Muñoz, The only Spanish representative to win the tournament, he finished in 36th place after a good final round of 69 strokes. Remaining Month could not imitate him and was left without competition for the weekend. The next scheduled event on the calendar is Solheim Cup a historic edition to be played in Spain for the first time. Finca Cortesin will host the best players from the United States and Europe starting next September 22.

This tournament also leaves us with an important change in the world ranking, because the winner of Women’s PGA, Ruoning Yin get a big consolation prize after finishing third alone; a position that could help the Chinese player, just 20 years old, become the new world number one starting next Tuesday. It thus joins Shanshan Feng who until now is the only Chinese golfer to reach the pinnacle of world golf.

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