Koh Jin-young, who participated in the national competition, “won this year too … I hope many fans will come”

Ko Jin-young, who is participating in the Hanwha Life Plus International Crown (total prize money of 2 million dollars), a women’s national golf competition, expressed her determination, saying, “I believe that I can win this year as well.”

“I believe we can win again,” said Ko Jin-young at the official press conference for the Hanwha Life Plus International Crown, which opens at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco, California, USA on the 4th (local time). As it is a competition where many players participate, we will have to do our best to challenge for the championship.”

In this tournament with 8 countries participating, Korea was placed in Group B along with Japan, Thailand and Australia. Group A consists of USA, Sweden, England and China.

Established in 2014, this competition is in its 4th year. The 2014 and 2016 competitions were held in the United States, with Spain and the United States coming out on top in turn.

In 2018, it was held in Incheon, and at the time, Korea, with Kim In-kyung, Ryu So-yeon, Park Seong-hyun, and Jeon In-ji, won the championship.

Since then, the tournament has been canceled due to the novel coronavirus infection (Corona 19), but it resumed after 5 years this year.

This year, Korea’s national team consisted of Ko Jin-young, Jeon In-ji, Kim Hyo-joo, and Choi Hye-jin.

Ko Jin-young said, “When Korea won the championship in 2018, I couldn’t go out because I was participating in another competition.”

He also requested that many fans come to the event this year.

Ko Jin-young said, “I remember that a lot of fans came to the Korean tournament in 2018.” Expected.

Born in 1994, Jeon In-ji, the ‘eldest sister’ among Korean players in this competition, was the ‘youngest’ when Korea won the 2018 competition.

“Actually, I was more comfortable when I was the youngest,” he said with a laugh.

Jeon In-ji, who was the only member of the 2018 championship team to participate this year, said, “It was a Korean tournament at the time, so I felt a lot of pressure about my grades.” recalled.

Kim Hyo-joo expressed her determination, saying, “I got a chance to appear in the national competition because I worked hard in every tournament.” Choi Hye-jin, the ‘youngest’ of the Korean national team, said, “My older sisters take good care of me.” I’m happy,” he said.ㅋㅋㅋ벳

In this competition, players wear uniform numbers and explained why they chose each number.

First, Jeon In-ji said, “I was born in August, and I won 8 majors (in Korea, the U.S., and Japan) and picked number 8.” Michael Jordan’s jersey number is also number 23.”

Also, Kim Hyo-joo explained, “I was going to play number 7, but Ko Jin-young chose first and made Lionel Messi’s number 10.”

Korea faces Australia on the first day of the tournament, Thailand on the 5th, and Japan on the 6th to decide whether to advance to the semifinals.

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