The battle for the top spot on the Korean Ladies Professional Golf Association (KLPGA) roster for the 2023 season is still ongoing .On the first day of the ESSOIL Championship at Elysian Jeju Country Club (Par 72) in Jeju City, South Korea, Lee, who leads the money list and points standings, and Im, who is third on the money list and second on the points standings, were both at the top of the leaderboard. Lee shot a 3-under par 69 and is tied for fifth, while Lim shot a 2-under par 70 and is tied for 10th.
The gap between Lee and Im is 392 million won. There’s no way she can catch Lee in this tournament, which has a $126 million first-place prize, but there’s a 51-point gap in points toward the grand prize, with Lee at 609 and Im at 558. Since no points are awarded for finishing outside of the top 10, a win by Im would give her 60 points, which would allow her to overtake Lee and close the gap.
After the first round, Lee made no secret of her desire to win the grand prize, saying, “I think it’s possible to win the grand prize because I can afford it.” “I think steady play is my strength, so I hope to win the grand prize,” he said.
“Unlike last year, I’ve gained a lot of confidence this year because I’ve won a lot of tournaments,” Lee said, adding, “If I play with fewer mistakes in the remaining rounds, I think I’ll have a good result.”Lim Jin-hee said, “It’s a little tough physically as the season is coming to an end,” but added, “It’s going to be tough to win the prize money, but the grand prize points are still a possibility.”
“The weather is said to be bad for the remaining rounds of the tournament, so I will try to play with fewer mistakes,” said Lim, who believes she is 바카라사이트 playing her best golf of the season.