280-yard boom ” Hwang Yumin vs Baba Psaki”…In Simone Cup, “Korea-Japan slugging match”
Hwang Yu-min, who ranked second in the Korean Ladies Professional Golf Tour long-distance ranking this year, hit tee shots a total of 1,004 times in par 4 and par 5 holes, and 111 of them went over 280 yards. Her average distance is 257.16 yards, but her tee shots hit 280 yards or more 11.06% of the time. Just looking at the long shots coming from his short height of 163cm is exhilarating. With this slugging power, Hwang Yu-min caught 3.62 birdies per round and ranked first in the average birdie category.
Hwang Yu-min will compete with Japan’s rookie Baba Saki in a ‘Korea-Japan slugging match’ at the ‘Simone Asia Pacific Cup 2023’, a national competition held at the Dodokinda Golf Course in Jakarta, Indonesia on the 21st.
In the first round group announced on the 20th, Korea’s Hwang Yu-min and Kim Min-byeol will face Japan’s Saki Baba and Aihi Takano in a group.
Saki Baba is Japan’s promising star who won the 2022 US Women’s Amateur Championship and will play as a rookie on the Japan Ladies Professional Golf tour starting next year. This tournament will be his first tournament as a professional golfer. Baba Saki, who is 175cm tall, is known to be able to hit 280 yards with a long shot using his long body.
Kim Min-byeol, who along with Hwang Yu-min will seek Korea’s second consecutive team championship, also has a slugging power that cannot be ignored. This year, she ranked 11th in the KLPGA Tour long-distance ranking.
In this tournament, not only Hwang Yu-min and Baba Saki, but also many long hitters representing Asian female golfers participated. 먹튀검증
Bianca Pagdanganan of the Philippines ranked first in long shots on the LPGA Tour in 2020, with an average of 283.07 yards. He also ranked third in this year’s slugging rankings, sending 275.73 yards.
Pagdanganan, who teams up with last year’s individual winner Princess Mary Superior, will compete in the same group as Lee Da-yeon and Lee So-young of South Korea on the first day of the competition.
Ataya Titikkun , who has the highest world ranking among the players participating in this tournament, is not far behind in terms of slugging power. Titikkun, who ranked 21st in drive distance with an average drive distance of 266.3 yards, ranked first in average birdies (4.40) on this year’s LPGA Tour thanks to her precision and slugging power.
Titikkun, who teamed up with Jaravi Bunchant, will play on the first day in a group with Japan’s Nasa Hataoka and Moeka Nishihata.