South Korea beat Taiwan twice at LPGA team event

Taipei Times
Date: Oct 05, 2018
By: Reuters, SEOUL

Hosts South Korea got off to the perfect start at the LPGA International Crown team

Taiwan’s Candie Kung watches a shot during the first round of the International Crown tournament at the Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea in Incheon, South Korea, on Thursday.  Photo: AP

competition yesterday, winning both their matches against Taiwan, while defending champions the US split the points with Sweden.

World No. 1 Park Sung-hyun partnered fellow major winner Kim In-kyung to a one-up win against Candie Kung and Phoebe Yao of Taiwan, before Chun In-gee and Ryu So-yeon won their match two-up against Teresa Lu and Hsu Wei-ling.

Big-hitting Park drove the green at the par-four 14th, which measured 263 yards, then holed her putt for eagle to set South Korea on their path toward victory.

The four-day event at the Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea in Incheon pits four players from eight countries against each other in four-ball and singles formats.    [FULL  STORY]

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