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Four Koreans earn full LPGA privileges

By Korea Herald
  • Published : Dec 8, 2014 - 20:50
  • Updated : Dec 8, 2014 - 20:50
Four South Korean golfers have earned full-time status on the LPGA Tour for next season.

At the LPGA Qualifying Tournament held at the LPGA International course in Daytona Beach, Florida, Korean LPGA members Kim Sei-young and Jang Ha-na led the South Korean contingent in a three-way tie for sixth place.

The top 20 players out of 70 in the fifth and final round on Sunday earned full-time playing privileges on the LPGA Tour for 2015.

Kim and Jang both finished at seven-under 353.

Jang had the lead going into the final round but stumbled to an eight-over 80 on Sunday to drop back.

Park Ju-young, also a KLPGA member and the younger sister of the two-time LPGA winner Park Hee-young, tied for 11th at five-under, along with amateur Kim Soo-bin, a senior at the University of Washington. (Yonhap)