At some point, the number ‘2’ stuck to Park Hyeon-kyung. ‘1’ would have been better, but ‘2’ isn’t bad either. To Park Hyeon-kyung, 2 may not be a ‘unlucky number’ but a ‘lucky number’.
In the 2023 season of the Korean Women’s Professional Golf (KLPGA) Tour, Park Hyun-kyung participated five times and finished second twice. She was runner-up at the Hana Financial Group Singapore Women’s Open held in December last year, and she also finished runner-up at the Mediheal Hankook Ilbo Championship held in April this year.
This season, Park Hyun-kyung is ranked 2nd in prize money ranking (234.33 million won), 2nd in average strokes (70.68), and 2nd in target points (139 points). She really deserves to be called a ‘second rich year’.
The last time Hyunkyung Park won her championship was at the Chris F&C 43rd KLPGA Championship, which ended on May 2nd, 2021. She now has a full 2 years in just a few days.
Until then, Park Hyeon-kyung had a closer relationship with her number ‘1’ than her number ‘2’. In 2020, she lifted her first career trophy at the KLPGA Championship, and in July of that year, she also reached the top at the I.S. East-West Busan Open. Until then, she and Park Hyeon-kyung had not finished runner-up even once.
However, after being cut off at the Lotte Open in June 2021, the ‘connection of the two’ came.
After the cutoff, she won the Celltrion Queens Masters, the DB Group Korea Women’s Open, and the BC Card · Hankyung Ladies Cup. And in September,메이저사이트 she also finished runner-up at the KB Financial Star Championship.
Even in 2022, when her number 2 was driven, Park Hyun-kyung had a closer relationship with the runner-up than her championship.
She was runner-up at the Daeyu Winia MBN Women’s Open in August, and also runner-up at the SK Networks and Seoul Economic Daily Ladies Classic in October.
Including the Hana Financial Group Singapore Women’s Open in December last year and the Mediheal Hankook Ilbo Championship in April of this year, she has been runner-up eight times in two years.
Hyunkyung Park is winless in 75 events in her last two years. She deserves two years of lost championships. It is also 52 tournaments that the cutoff has disappeared, and it will be two years in a month. She, of course, currently holds the record for longest passing cut by a player on the KLPGA Tour.
This week Park Hyeon-kyung will compete in the 45th KLPGA Championship at Chris F&C, which will be held at Lakewood CC (par 72) in Yangju-si, Gyeonggi-do from the 27th. Having won two of her own three wins, she’s going for her fourth career win in the Promised Land.
She deserves to be called the ‘Queen of Passing the Cut’ now, but she believes that one day he too will be cut off. She could of course come back before she won her championship. Even in this competition, she will try to pass her cut first. She and she will also challenge to win. Like his nickname ‘Cutiful’, all of his challenges are beautiful.