Kim beat Stark for a blended title in Thailand

Kim beat Stark for a mixed title in Thailand

Kim got here out on prime, scoring 49 factors to win the inaugural title and end with two factors over Sweden’s Maya Stark, who was the primary spot. The match was the second of successive occasions permitted between the Asian Tour and the Girls’s European Tour

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Sihwan Kim maintained his two-point win in Thailand

Sihwan Kim maintained his two-point win in Thailand

Sihwan Kim took a second win in a matter of months after sustaining his two-point win within the Belief Golf Asian Combined Stableford Problem.

The distinctive occasion, collectively permitted by the Asian Tour and the Girls’s European Tour, used a modified Stableford report with factors awarded primarily based on the variety of strokes taken on every gap on Siam Nation Membership’s Waterside course.

The albatross was price eight factors and the eagle 5, with a chicken scoring two and tied for zero. Ghost sees a degree deduction and double ghost or worse leads to a three-point elimination, with Kim scoring 49 factors over the course of the 4 rounds to say the inaugural title.

Kim scored rounds 22, -2, 22 and 7 during the four rounds of the tournament

Kim scored rounds 22, -2, 22 and seven in the course of the 4 rounds of the match

“Clearly any win is a tough win,” Kim stated. “With Phachara (Khongwatmai) going sturdy at first, the stress on me elevated, however after restarting I believe that calmed Phachara and made me really feel scorching.”

Kim began the day with an eight-point lead and bounced off a ghost in second to attain the Birds in fifth, eighth and twelfth, solely to drop a shot 90 minutes earlier than the storm delays in Thailand.

Three consecutive fourteenths pulled Kim out of the chase group, with a double bogey within the latter nonetheless sufficient to fend off closest competitor Maya Stark – the main LET participant within the occasion.

Stark scored 4 birds and an eagle in a ghost-free ultimate day to finish the week with 47 factors, whereas Thailand’s Budsabakorn Sukapan completed third, forward of compatriot Khongwatmai.

“I shot six below zero right now and -20 is my greatest lead to a four-round match,” Stark stated. “I really feel like I am lastly again from winter golf, actually chilly climate and enjoying on par is a good outcome below the circumstances, however I am very comfortable to get into the bird-and-eagle mentality.”

Korea’s Joohyung Kim and Thailand’s Natipong Srithong ended the match with a draw to take the sixth place with 39 factors, whereas Australian Andrew Dodd and Thai duo Jazz Janiwatanonund and Shaniti Wansein took the highest ten with 38 factors.

The Girls’s European Tour now heads to Australia for back-to-back occasions with the WPGA Tour of Australia, beginning with the Australian Girls’s Traditional – Bonneville on Thursday.