Arim Kim (27) finished the ISPS Handa World Invitational ($1.5 million in total prize money) in 18th place on the LPGA Tour.
Kim A-rim shot 2 under par 71 with an eagle, 3 birdies, and 3 bogeys in the final 4 round of the tournament held at Galgom Castle Golf Club (par 73, 6,621 yards) in Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK on the 14th (local time). hit
Kim A-rim finished the tournament in a tie for 18th, with a final total of 7-under 284.
Kim A-rim raised the expectations of entering the top 10 for the third time in the season by gradually raising the rankings to a tie for 48th on the first day, 27th for the 2nd round, and a tie for 16th in the 3rd round.
However, she finished in the top 10 following last week’s AIG Women’s Open (tied 13th).
Lee Mi-hyang (29), who was tied for 16th like Kim A-rim the day before, reduced one stroke to tie 22nd (6 under par 285) and recorded the best performance out of 6 regular tour tournaments this season.
Following the Evian Championship (France) last month, the Scottish Women’s Open and the AIG Women’s Open (UK), this was the last tournament held in Europe for four consecutive weeks, jointly hosted by the LPGA Tour and the Ladies European Tour (LET).
Rounds 1 and 2 were played alternately at Galgom Castle Golf Club and Matherine Golf Club (par 72, 6,517 yards), and rounds 3 and 4 were played at Galgom Castle Golf Club.
The championship went to Sweden’s Maya Stark.
Stark, who is active in LET, drove 10 birdies without bogey that day, making a final total of 20 under par 271.