In the past decade, South Korea has become a dominating force in the Women’s golf division. Furthermore, the rise of women’s golf in Korea arguably started when Se Ri Pak won the 1998 U.S. Women’s Open. Last Sunday, Korean golf fans were ecstatic to see the South Korea Golf Team Win the UL International Crown.
This is the first UL International Crown title for Korean which took place at the Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea. Before the singles matches Sunday, the players needed to complete their third-cycle four-ball coordinates toward the beginning of the day.
Envisioning the entry of Typhoon Kong-rey, the LPGA had moved the second round tee times around two hours sooner. This was done so the players could get the third round of the four-ball matches began on Friday. However, due to the rain on Saturday, the players played again on Sunday to get their third rounds in.
Third Round Recap of the UL International
In the third round, Korea won both of its matches against England to add four more indicates fit the bill for the singles matches; it had 10 focuses, five wins and one misfortune by then. Korea completed first in Pool A while the United States completed first in Pool B at eight focuses.
Heading into the last round with a two point lead, Korea increased its pace to end the competition at 15 focuses, with seven wins, two misfortunes and a tie, to complete four focuses in front of the United States and England.
In spite of the fact that Park Sung-hyun, the main player to jump start in the singles matches for Team Korea, lost her match to Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand 2 and 1, Chun In-well won her match against Sweden’s Anna Nordqvist one up on the last gap. Korea had along these lines ensured its triumph before the last two matches were finished.
Chun and Nordqvist both parred the last three gaps of the round, leaving Chun one up. With that singles win, Chun went undefeated at the competition this year, the main player to do as such in UL International Crown history.
South Korea Taking the Lead
Following Chun’s triumph, Kim In-kyung put the lace on Korea’s flood with a two-up win against England’s Bronte Law. At the point when the match made a beeline for the last opening, Kim had a one-up lead and Korea’s 12 focuses was one point in front of England; Georgia Hall of England had vanquished Cristie Kerr of the United States 2 and 1.
Since Law was the last player for Team England and could just acquire a point in the event that she won the last gap, Korea was pronounced the victor. However, Kim won the last gap to give Korea a three-point edge making sports betting fans very happy.
When Kim’s match was finished, Ryu So-yeon divided her match against Lexi Thompson of the United States to include another point for Team Korea. Thompson, as well, earned a point by dividing the match, so the United States tied for second with England.
According to iGaming news report,every individual from the Korean group will bring home prize cash of $100,000. Counting the training round, the participation at the competition was around 75,000 fans altogether.