J.Y. Ko competing to join Sorenstam in Vare history
NAPLES, Fla. – Jin Young Ko is in position to polish off a scope of the LPGA’s most significant season-long grants.
Ko’s 6-under-standard 66 Saturday everything except scientifically verifies the Vare Trophy for low scoring normal.
At 10 under for the title, Ko’s scoring normal for the year moves to 69.038.
Hyo Joo Kim’s 69.400 scoring normal is the nearest to Ko, however the LPGA assessed at week’s beginning that Kim would need to complete 22 shots in front of Ko this week to get an opportunity to pass her. Kim begins Sunday five shots behind Ko.
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Ko gets an opportunity to make some scoring history with a solid completion. With a 65 Sunday, she will join Annika Sorenstam as the main LPGA players to average superior to 69 strokes for a whole season.
Ko has just won the focuses based Rolex Player of the Year Award and the Rolex Annika Major Award for the best aggregate presentation in each of the five majors this season. She likewise has one hand on the LPGA cash winning title with $2,714,281 in profit, which is more than $700,000 in front of Jeongeun Lee6.
Be that as it may, with Sunday’s $1.5 million ahead of everyone else check, Ko can in any case be passed.
Lee6 ($1,992,490), Brooke Henderson ($1,519,447), Lexi Thompson ($1,417,609), Nelly Korda ($1,395,909), Sei Young Kim ($1,253,099) and Danielle Kang ($1,241,806) are among the individuals who still have a numerical opportunity to pass Ko, yet they all must success and expectation Ko doesn’t complete well.