Jeon In-ji became the main character of a 1 million dollar charitable donation with a hole-in-one at the Chevron Championship.
On the 23rd, Jeon In-ji played the 17th hole (par 3) in the 3rd round of the Chevron Championship, the first major tournament of the LPGA tour season held at The Club at Carleton Woods (par 72) in Woodlands near Houston, Texas. )안전놀이터 had a hole-in-one.
The ball hit by Jeon In-ji from 164 yards landed on the green and rolled to the left, drawing a curve before disappearing into the hole. Jeon In-ji, who watched the moment of her becoming a hole-in-one, shared joy by giving high fives to her companions Pajari Annan Narukan (Thailand) and Nishimura Yuna (Japan) amid cheers from her gallery.
Jeon Inge was the winner of a $1 million charitable donation that her sponsor, Chevron, offered for her first hole-in-one on her 17th hole. Her hole-in-one by Jeon In-ji made a donation of about 1.33 billion won to the LPGA Foundation and the Houston Area Youth Girls Golf Fund. Chevron decided to donate $1 million for the first hole-in-one from this hole and $10,000 for every birdie to the community.
Jeon In-ji, who started from hole 10, recorded an ace on hole 17 (par 4) after bogey on hole 14 (par 4), turned the atmosphere around, and made a birdie on hole 18 (par 5) to reduce 2 strokes in the first half, and in the second half, with 3 birdies and 2 bogeys, 1 stroke. further reduced and finished.
After a poor start with a 6-over-par 78 on the first day, Jeon In-ji, who rebounded with a 6-under-par 66 in the second round and a 3-under-par 69 in the third round, shot a 3-under-par 213 until the third round to tie for 18th with Ko Jin-young and others.
Allison Corpers and Angel In (above the US) tied for first place with a total of 10 under par and 206 strokes, and Yang Hee-young reduced 7 strokes on this day alone to rise to a tie for second place by one stroke (9 under par, 207 strokes). Choi Hye-jin, Kim Hyo-joo, and Kim A-lim predicted a fierce competition for the championship on the last day by tying for 6th place with Nellie Korda (USA) and others with 8 under par and 208 strokes side by side. Ji Eun-hee tied for 13th with Lilia Boo (USA) and 5-under-par 211 strokes.