Shin Ji-ae (35) missed the opportunity to win, but kept the lead in the grand prize and prize money.
Shin Ji-ae got 1 birdie, 2 bogeys and 1 double bogey in the final round of the JLPGA Tour RKBX Mitsui Matsushima Ladies (total prize money 120 million yen) held at the Fukuoka Country Club (par 72) in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan on the 14th. Lost 3 strokes by weaving a dog.
Shin Ji-ae, who recorded a final total of 5 under par 211, finished the tournament in a tie for 10th place. Her achievement of 64 career victories was delayed until later.
Shin Ji-ae, who started jointly with Serena Aoki and Akie Iwai for the lead, got off to a good start with a birdie on the 1st hole (par 5), but she hasn’t had a birdie since. She committed her bogey on the 3rd hole (par 4) and the second half of the 10th hole (par 4), and also wrote down a double bogey on the 16th hole (par 3).
However, in the Mercedes ranking, which is the target of the Korean Women’s Professional Golf (KLPGA) tour, she accumulated 723.50 points and maintained the lead. She is 22.85 points behind Yamashita Miyu (700.65 points) in second place.
The prize money also recorded 46,877,777 yen, keeping the top spot. It is 2,422,194 yen behind Lara Anai (44,455,583 yen), who is second in the prize money category 스포츠토토.
Chisato Iwai, born in 2002, came out on top. Iwai is a rookie who won two victories at the NEC Karuizawa 72 Golf Tournament and Cat Ladies last year. With no bogeys, only 7 birdies were eliminated, defeating prominent competitors.
Yamashita and Iwai tied for second place, while Aoki finished fourth with a 10-under 206. Among Korean players, Lee Ha-na scored the best with a 6-under-par 210, tied for 7th place. Following Lee Ha-na and Shin Ji-ae, Bae Seon-wu and Jeon Mi-jeong tied for 28th with a 1-under 215 strokes.