The Former World No. 1 LPGA player, Ko Jin-young has been struggling on the LPGA tour for a year. However, last Sunday, she was able to change things around in an important win of her career. Thus, at the end of the tournament, the golf headline read, Ko Jin-young Wins the 2023 HSBC Women’s World Championship.
According to sports betting analysts, 2023 may be the year that Ko Jin-young makes her comeback to reclaim her title. Last year, she lost her title as the number one player in the LPGA after battling a wrist injury for most of the year. Hence, the last time she won an LPGA title was a year ago. With this latest victory, many of her fans are hoping to see her play like before.
Ko Jin-young Wins the 2023 HSBC Women’s World Championship by 2 strokes
The HSBC Women’s World Championship is held every year at Tanjong at Sentosa Golf Club in Singapore. Furthermore, it is the third tournament for the 2023 LPGA tour with a total of $1.8 million in prize money.
For Ko Jin-young, it is also where she is making her comeback after winning the tournament by 2 strokes. According to golf forums, she now has 14 LPGA wins, including 2 majors and 11 title in the Korea LPGA. At the moment, she ranks number 5 in the world.
During the final round of the tournament, Ko held a two-stroke lead. Afterwards, she got three birdies on the front nine to open up a three-shot lead. However, on the eleventh hole, her lead went down to 1 due to a bogey.
However, she got it back with a birdie on 13 and made pars the rest of the way. In the end, she won the tournament by a 2-shot victory over Nelly Korda who got second place. In addition, Korda currently ranks second in the LPGA while
According to sports news, Lydia Ko is currently first in the 2023 LPGA ranking while Nelly Korda is second.
HSBC Women’s World Championship Top 10 Finish
|1||Jin Young Ko||-17||$270,000|
|T8||Hyo Joo Kim||-11||$43,565|