Shin Ji-ae’s challenge for a come-from-behind victory at the Australian Big Women’s Open
Veteran Shin Ji-ae ( pictured ) seized a chance to win the Australian Tour Big Women’s Open by a come-from-behind victory.
In the third round of the tournament held on the 11th (Korean time) at the 13th Beach Golf Links (par 72) in Barwon Head, Victoria, Australia, Shin Ji-ae shot a 6-under-par 66, 2 strokes over leader Casey Porter (Australia) with an interim total of 13-under-par. pursued by car. Shin Ji-ae, who reduced 6 strokes with 7 birdies and 1 bogey, was tied for 2nd place to challenge for a come-from-behind championship. 메이저놀이터
Shin Ji-ae is a ‘legend’ with 61 wins in her personal career. She has 21 victories in Korea, 28 victories in Japan and 11 victories in the United States. If she wins the Big Women’s Open this time, she will become the oldest ever to win the event. Australian legend Carrie Webb was sluggish with a 1-over-par 73 in the third round to tie for 14th place with an interim total of 3-under par.
Porter took the lead by two strokes with an eagle on the last 18th hole for two days in a row. Porter, who hit the 3rd round with a 5-stroke lead by driving a course record of 8 under par in the 2nd round the previous day, was able to maintain the lead by recording an even par with an eagle on the last hole.
This tournament is famous for being played on the same golf course as the men’s tournament for the same prize money. The men’s and women’s championships are determined by alternating competitions on a 36-hole course. In 2020, Korean-American Lee Min-woo won the men’s competition.