Kim Hyo-joo, HSBC Championship 2nd round, 3 strokes behind, tied for 4th place

Kim Hyo-joo’s tee shot.

Kim Hyo-joo is moving step by step toward her first win of the season and regaining the top spot at the HSBC Women’s World Championship for the first time in three years.

Hyojoo Kim hit 2 under par 70 in the second round of the LPGA Tour HSBC Women’s World Championship (total prize money of $1.8 million) held at the Tanjong Course (par 72) at Sentosa Golf Club in Singapore on the 1st.

Kim Hyo-joo, who recorded an intermediate total of 4 under par 140 strokes, enters the third round in a tie for 4th place.

She is only 3 strokes behind Celine Boutier (France), who took the lead with 7 under par 137 strokes.

Although he was unable to hit a score in the 60s for two days, his stable performance stood out as he scored under par for two consecutive days.

There are only seven players, including Kim Hyo-joo, who recorded under par scores for two consecutive days on this course.

Kim Hyo-joo, who had 3 birdies and 1 bogey, missed the green 8 times on this day’s course, where the green was hard and the pin location was difficult, but she maintained the lead with her short game and putt.

Kim Hyo-joo blocked 26 putts on this day.

Kim Hyo-joo won this competition in 2021.

Yoo Hae-ran, who hit 3 under par, and Choi Hye-jin, who lost 2 strokes, were tied for 9th place (3 under par, 142 strokes), 4 strokes behind.

Yoo Hae-ran played a clean game, making three birdies and no bogeys, while Choi Hye-jin had some ups and downs, making five birdies and three bogeys.

Lee Mi-hyang, who saved 3 strokes, and Shin Ji-eun, who hit 1 under par 71 strokes, tied for 15th place (2 under par, 142 strokes) and reached the turning point.

Jeon In-ji, who hit 2 under par the previous day and ranked 5th, lost one stroke and was pushed to tied 21st place (1 under par, 143 strokes).

Kim Se-young, who tied for 3rd place at Honda Thailand on the 25th of last month, shot 5 under par 67 strokes, making up for her poor performance of 5 over par 77 the previous day and rose to tied 27th place (even par 144 strokes).

Ko Jin-young hit a 1-over-par 73 in the second round and fell to a tie for 27th place (even par, 144 strokes).A rebound in the third round has become essential to achieve a third consecutive victory in the tournament.

Yang Hee-young also enters the third round, tied for 27th place.

Shin Ji-ae, who is busy collecting world ranking points to participate in the Paris Olympics, read 3 strokes and fell to 59th place (5 over par, 149 strokes).

Boutier, who won four major tournaments last year, including the Evian Championship, swept eight birdies without a single bogey on this day and quickly rose to the lead.

Ayaka Furue (Japan), who saved 6 strokes by putting in 8 long and short birdie putts, including 4 consecutive birdies, rose to second place (6 under par, 138 strokes), one stroke behind Boutier. 섯다

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