Lee wins Japan Women’s Professional Golf Mitsubishi Electric Ladies Tournament

Inna Lee has won the Hisako Higuchi Mitsubishi Electric Ladies Tournament on the Japan Ladies Professional Golf Association (JLPGA) Tour (100 million yen purse).Lee posted a final round total of 9-under par 207 on the final day of the tournament at Musashigaoka Golf Club (par 72, 6,650 yards) in Saitama Prefecture, Japan.Tied with Miyu Yamashita and Yuka Nishii (Japan), Lee won with a birdie on the final hole to claim her first career JLPGA regular tour victory. She earned 18 million yen (approximately $160,000) for her victory.Born in 2001, Lee has three previous top-10 finishes on Japan’s second-tier tour in 2020 and 2021. She was tied for eighth, five strokes off the lead, after the second round, but made five birdies on the final day to pull off the upset.

In the third round, she hit her third shot from a bunker on the 18th hole (par-5) to 20 centimeters from the hole for birdie and sent the tournament into a playoff.Shin won the Daikin Orchid Ladies Tournament in March and the Earth Mondamin Cup in July, while Lee became the third Korean player to win on the JLPGA Tour this year in the 34th event of the season.According to Japan’s Nikkan Sports, “Lee learned to play golf from Masashi Ozaki and began her professional career on Japan’s secondary tour.”Ozaki, nicknamed “Jumbo,” is a Japanese golf legend and the all-time winningest player on the Japan Golf Tour (JGTO) with 94 career victories.His career 스포츠토토존 highlights include a tie for eighth at the 1973 Masters and a tie for sixth at the 1989 U.S. Open.

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