Yoo Hae-ran, who has 5 wins on the KLPGA tour, will play on the LPGA tour starting next year.
Yoo Hae-ran hit a 4 under par 68 in the final 8th round of the LPGA Tour Qualifying Series (Q Series) held at Highland Oaks Golf Course (par 72) in Doseon, Alabama, USA on the 12th (Korean time). Yoo Hae-ran took first place with a final total of 29 under par 545 strokes.
With this, Yoo Hae-ran won the right to participate in the LPGA Tour next year. 100 players participated in the LPGA Tour Q Series. It is divided into 1st and 2nd rounds of 4 rounds each. The top 20 players with a total of 8 rounds will be given the right to play on the LPGA Tour the following year. The 21st to 45th places receive conditional participation in the LPGA Tour and participation in the second part of the Epson Tour. Those ranked 46 or lower will play on the Epson Tour.
Yoo Hae-ran passed the Q Series as the top player this year and will be able to compete in almost all competitions next year. Even if you finish in the top 20, the number of competitions you can participate in depends on your ranking.
It is the second year in a row that a Korean player has won first place in the Q Series, following his last year’s Anna Lin. Previously, Pak Se-ri, Choi Hye-jung, Kim In-kyung, and Lee Jeong-eun 6 also won the LPGA tour as the top players.
Yoo Hae-ran is from the national team and participated in the women’s golf team event at the Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games in 2018, where she won a silver medal with Lim Hee-jung and Jung Yoon-ji.
She participated as an invited player in 2019, when she played on the second part tour, and entered the regular tour the following year after reaching the top at the KLPGA Tour Jeju Samdasoo Masters.
In 2020, when he was a rookie, 메이저놀이터 he won the Jeju Samdasoo Masters for the second time in a row, and was ranked second in the prize money rankings, receiving the Rookie Award. Last year, he won two wins, and this year, he added one win to rank fourth in the prize money rankings and rise to the top of the KLPGA tour.
He tied for 61st in the first round of this year’s Q Series. Round after round, however, he moved up the ranks, rising to a two-stroke lead by the seventh round. In the final 8th round of the day, she reduced 7 strokes and beat Bailey Tardy’s pursuit by 2 strokes.
Yoo Hae-ran said, “It is very meaningful to have the world’s best tour card. I am proud to have completed the Q series.” I look forward to this,” he said.
Geumgang Park finished the Q Series with a tie for ninth place and entered the LPGA Tour. Park Geum-gang, who served as a standing guard in the national team, won two wins on the Epson Tour this year.
On the other hand, Lee Mi-hyang, who is recording two wins on the LPGA Tour, Jeon Ji-won and Hong Ye-eun did not enter the LPGA Tour outside the 45th place.