Top 10 best moments on the LPGA Tour this year “Inji Jeon wins her third major tournament”
- on Dec 16, 2022
The moment when Jeon In-ji (28) won the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship last June was selected as one of the top 10 best moments on the LPGA Tour this year.
The US Golf Week selected the top 10 best moments on the 2022 LPGA Tour on the 16th (Korean time), and ranked the moment when Jeon In-gee won her third major tournament as the 10th.
Jeon In-ji reached the top in about 3 years and 8 months at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, the third major tournament of the 메이저놀이터 LPGA tour season held at Congressional Country Club (par 72) in Maryland, USA in June.
The media said, “Inji Jeon shot a 75 over the weekend at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, but that didn’t stop her from claiming her third major title. It was only a week before the championship,” he explained.
Jeon In-gee, who won her third major title following the 2015 US Women’s Open and the 2016 Evian Championship, confessed that she tried to quit golf when she fell into a slump over her winning impression.
He is now on the verge of achieving the Career Grand Slam. She challenged to set her record at the AIG Women’s Open, but lost to Ashley Buhai (South Africa) in overtime and finished runner-up, promising the next one.
Lydia Ko (New Zealand) was voted the best moment of the year. Lydia Ko won 3 wins this season and swept the Player of the Year, prize money, and Bear Trophy (ranked 1st in par average). Lydia Ko, who gained momentum, rose to No. 1 in the world rankings for the first time in five years and five months since June 2017.
Afterwards, Nellie Korda (USA) returned to the world No. 1 spot and was picked as No. 2. The media said, “The competition for first place between Ko Jin-young and Corda seemed to end due to health reasons, but instead, players of various ages, from rookies to those in their 30s, enjoyed their first victory.”
Then, Lexi Thompson (USA) missed a putt at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship and lost the championship to Jeon In-ji, Jennifer Cupcho (USA) fell into the last Poppy’s Pond, and the US Women’s Open prize money exceeded 10 million dollars. etc. have been mentioned.
Buhai, who competed for the championship with Jeon In-ji, won the championship at the age of 30 in 6th place, 7th place was ranked world No. Climbing to the top, he mentioned being the first Canadian to win two majors. Ninth place went to Leona Maguire, the first Irish player to win on the LPGA Tour.