Kyochon Ladies Open-GS Caltex Maekyung Open, reduced due to bad weather
The grumpiness of the rainstorm is strong. Normal progress of men’s and women’s professional golf tournaments has become impossible.
The 9th Kyochon 1991 Ladies Open (total prize money of 800 million won) of the Korea Women’s Professional Golf (KLPGA) tour, which has been held at Busan Asiad Country Club (par 72) since the 5th, will be reduced.
On the 6th, the KLPGA said, “As a result 메이저사이트of discussions with the Organizing Committee, it was decided to cancel the final 3 rounds due to heavy rain and strong winds. This tournament will be run as two rounds (recognized as an official competition), not three rounds.”
Earlier, on the 5th, when the first round was held, the progress was disrupted due to bad weather. Half of the 130 contestants, 65, could not complete the first round. Even on the 6th, the weather conditions did not improve easily, so the organizing committee finally made a decision.
Currently, the sole leader is Kim Woo-jung, who hit a 4 under par 68.
The 42nd GS Caltex Maekyung Open (total prize money of 1.3 billion won) of the Korea Professional Golf (KPGA) Tour, which opened on the 4th at the Namseoul Country Club (par 71) in Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do, was also put on hold.
The Korea Golf Association said on the 6th, “The third round will be held on the 7th due to the bad weather in the local area,” and “the tournament will be reduced to a total of 54 holes.” It is the first time in 35 years since 1998 that the Maekyung Open has been reduced to three rounds.
Jeong Chan-min is leading alone with an interim total of 11 under par and 131 strokes until the second round.