Jin Young Ko again queen of Founders Cup


For the second time in a row, Jin Younger Ko is confirmed because the queen of the Founders Cup. In A West Caldwell, New Jersey, a “wire-to-wire” success for the South Korean who had already managed to win the competitors in 2019 (in 2020 the event was canceled for Covid).

World quantity 2, with a complete of 266 (63 68 69 66, -18) she dominated the scene from the primary to the final spherical and now she returns to give attention to the management of Nelly Korda. Just like the American (gold medalist on the Tokyo Video games), the 26-year-old from Seoul took her third success of 2021 on the LPGA Tour (for a complete of 10 titles, a determine together with two majors, the ANA Inspiration and the Evian Championship received in 2019).

Not solely. Jin Younger Ko turned the primary participant since 2019, once more after Nelly Korda (Taiwan LPGA Swinging champion in 2018 and 2019), to efficiently defend the title in an occasion on the highest American ladies’s circuit. She was the fifth “wire-to-wire” winner of the LPGA Tour 2021, she clearly outperformed the competitors of the German Caroline Masson, second with 270 (-14).

On the route of the Mountain Ridge Nation Membership (par 71), her third place with 273 (-11) for the American Elizabeth Szokol, fourth with 274 (-10) for the South Korean Jeongeun Lee6 and the Filipina Yuka Saso. Prime 10 for Jessica Korda (Nelly’s sister), sixth with 275 (-9) like compatriot Lindsey Weaver, Mexican Gaby Lopez and South Korean A Lim Kim and So Yeon Ryu.

She didn’t transcend the nineteenth place (279, -5) Nelly Korda, returning after the defeat within the Solheim Cup and never in the perfect of situations for a shoulder downside.

Jin Younger Ko, Founders Cup

With this success, Jin Younger Ko returns to give attention to world management, which she has already occupied for 12 weeks initially of 2019 and for 100 consecutive weeks from 20 July 2019 to 27 June 2021.

she continues to gather trophies and attain targets , Jin Younger Ko. Which in her palmares additionally boasts 11 titles on the LPGA of Korea Tour. For her it’s the second exploit in a month on the LPGA Tour, which comes after the one signed final September on the Cambia Portland Traditional.

And that this time she introduced her $ 450,000 for a prize pool of three,000,000 (the very best determine for an LPGA Tour event, apart from the Majors and the CME Group Tour Championship). Her earnings in her profession rise to 7,257,239, making her the fortieth participant within the historical past of the LPGA Tour to cross the 7,000,000 mark.

Not solely. With this outcome she is the fifth South Korean to achieve double figures (by way of victories) on the circuit, becoming a member of Se Ri Pak (25), Inbee Park (21), Sei Younger Kim (12) and Jiyai Shin (11).

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