Park aims for ‘265 before 266’.

Park Joo-young carded five birdies without a bogey on the second day of the Korean Ladies Professional Golf Association (KLPGA) Tour’s Celltrion Queens Masters ($1.2 billion in prize money) on Tuesday at The Legend Course (Par 72, 6,678 yards) in Seorhaewon, Yangyang, Gangwon Province.

With a two-day total of 10-under-par 134, Park is tied for the lead with Park Min-ji, who is looking to win her third straight tournament.

However, after Park teed off on the 17th (par-4) hole, play was suspended due to lightning, forcing her to finish the remaining two holes of her second round on the morning of Nov. 11.

Park, who made her KLPGA Tour debut in 2010, had no wins in 265 regular tour events prior to this event. Her best finish is four runner-up finishes.

If Park wins the final round on Nov. 11, it will be her first victory in her 266th career start, setting a new career record.

The current record is held by Ahn Song-i, who won her first title in her 237th event in 2019.

In her post-match interview, Park, who was born in 1990, expressed her determination to win, saying, “The pin position was difficult, so I played nervously even when I had a short putt left,” adding, “I think tomorrow will be the same day as yesterday and today, and I will try to use all the strength I have left.”

Park is the younger sister of Hee-young Park, who plays on the U.S. Women’s Professional Golf (LPGA) Tour.

Park, who is looking to win her third consecutive tournament, made just five birdies in 16 holes on the day.

If Park wins the event again this year, she will become the first player in five years to win a single KLPGA Tour event three years in a row since Kim Hae-rim at the 2018 Gyochon Honey Ladies Open.

Only four players on the KLPGA Tour have won three consecutive events in a single year: the late KLPGA President Koo Ok-hee (1982), Park Se-ri (1997), Kang Soo-yeon (2002) and Kim Hae-rim (2018).

Kim Soo-ji, Jung Yoon-ji, Lee Ye-won and Kim Soo-bin are tied for third place at 7-under par, three shots behind the leader.

Of those players, Kim, Jung, and Lee completed their second rounds, while Kim was suspended with one hole remaining.

With 40 of the 122 players in the field unable to complete the second round, the remaining two rounds will be played on the morning of the 11th.

‘Super Rookie’ Bang Shin-sil, who won the E1 Charity Open in late May, dropped three shots on the day to finish at 1-over-par 145 and slipped into the top 50, effectively ending his chances of a second victory in the tournament 토토사이트.

Kim, meanwhile, made a hole-in-one on the 162-yard fourth hole (par-3) with an 8-iron.

Kim finished the second round at 1-over-par 145, tied with Bang Shin-shil, and will likely make the cut.

For her hole-in-one, she received a massage chair and sofa from Living Company Nuhas.

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