Bang Shin-sil, 7 birdies on the first day of the KLPGA opening match ‘Buzzer beater’ in the last hole

Birdie on the 9th hole at the same time as the game stoppage siren “Focus on accuracy rather than distance”
Bangsinsil taking a tee shot

A ‘buzzer beater’ occurred on the first day of the opening match of the 2024 season of the Korea Ladies Professional Golf (KLPGA) Tour.

Bang Shin-sil made seven birdies and no bogeys in the first round of the KLPGA Tour Hana Financial Group Singapore Women’s Open (total prize money of 1.1 million Singapore dollars) held at the Tampines Course (par 72) at Tanah Merah Country Club in Singapore on the 7th.

Bang Shin-sil, who started the game on the 10th hole, missed the fairway on the 12th hole (par 4) but caught a birdie. She had 5 birdies in the first half alone and 2 more in the second half.

In basketball, the ‘buzzer beater’, which refers to a goal scored at the end of a game, came at the final 9th ​​hole (par 4).

When Bang Shin-sil was in position for a putt on the 9th hole, the Singapore Golf Association (SGA) competition committee chairman was about to announce the suspension of play due to a lightning strike.

However, the SGA race committee chairman was unable to sound the siren at once and stuttered.Meanwhile, Bang Shin-sil swung the putter and the ball went into the hole cup with a siren sound.

The game was stopped at 2:32 PM Korean time after Bang Shin-sil’s birdie and resumed at 5 o’clock.

As of 5 o’clock, Bang Shin-sil is the sole leader, one stroke ahead of second place Seo Yeon-jeong (6 under par).

Athletes withdraw from the course due to suspension of play

Bang Shin-sil, who finished the first round in good spirits, said, “After my tee shot (at the 9th hole), dark clouds were gathering, so I thought, ‘I have to hit it quickly.’ Fortunately, (the siren) rang after I hit it. I was lucky,” he said, laughing. said.

I was also satisfied with the content of the game.He recalled that on this day, there were only two holes each where he missed the green and the fairway.

This is an even more rewarding result, especially since I focused on shot accuracy during the off-season.

Bang Shin-sil ranked first in drive distance in the 2023 season, but ranked only 112th in fairway landing rate.

Bang Shin-sil, who spent five weeks training in Thailand, said, “Last year, I focused on distance training, but this time I did a lot of training to improve drive accuracy. I also corrected my swing and did a lot of training (swinging) with a set target.” He explained.

He continued, “I watched a lot of video of last year’s game, and my body was stiff. I tried to focus on the rhythm and be soft.”

She, who participated in the Taiwan Ladies Professional Golf Association (TLPGA) tour tournament last month, said, “There are a lot of players who have a distance of about 50 meters more than me,” and “I felt that distance is not necessarily important in golf. I let go of my attachment to distance. “he said.

We are trying to add stability not only to shots but also to season results.

Bang Shin-sil achieved multiple wins (2 wins) in her debut season, but missed the cut 7 times out of 25 competitions.

Bang Shin-sil said, “As we had some ups and downs in the middle of last year, our goal is to be consistent this year. Our goal is to be in the top 10 as many times as possible. If we are more ambitious, we can win more than last year.” 성인웹툰

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