A familiar face stood out in the 4th round of the ‘Mediheal Hankook Ilbo Championship (total prize money 1 billion won, championship prize money 180 million won)’ held at the Ferrum Club (par 72, 6,652 yards) in Yeoju-si, Gyeonggi-do on the 16th.
It was ‘Kim Min-seon 5’ who recorded 5 wins in the Korean women’s professional golf career. However, since last year, the name Kim Min-seon 5 has not been named. Kim Min-sun 5 changed her name to Kim Si-won, and from May of last year, just before her name change, she stopped her tour activities due to back pain.
Under her changed name, she participated in the Lotte Rent-A-Car competition, the first domestic competition of the season, and placed 26th. She continued until the third round of her second tournament, the ‘Mediheal Hankook Ilbo Championship’, where she shot 70-68-72 and finished in a tie for ninth place.
In the 4th round, Kim Si-won prepared a tee shot in the 1st hole with Ji Han-sol and Song Ga-eun. She had a great time chatting with her colleagues while stretching.
She gradually gained her confidence as her grades improved, and after changing her name, she entered the game with a new mindset, so her face was very bright. And her unique boyish charm was also noticeable.
Siwon Kim recorded 1 birdie, 2 bogeys and 2 double bogeys in the 4th round and finished the game in a tie for 18th place. Siwon Kim did not just
change her name. 메이저놀이터 She plays the game with a broom stick putter, which is rare for a female player and looks like a long broomstick.
▲ Long hitter Kim Si-won is showing off an exciting swing.
Siwon Kim, who has gradually improved his condition, will challenge to win the ‘Nexen Saint Nine Masters 2023’, which will be held at the Gaya Country Club from the 21st. The venue, Gaya CC, is the longest course on the KLPGA Tour with a total length of 6,818 yards. This is an advantageous course for Kim Si-won, who specializes in long hits.
In addition, Siwon Kim has the experience of winning the championship in 2017 following the runner-up in 2016 at the Gaya Country Club, so he is looking forward to winning one more level.