A great Saturday in the BMW Ladies Championship, both cars won the Hole in One
Munich, Wonju, October 22, 2022
- In the 3rd round of the BMW Ladies Championship, spectators were able to celebrate 2 important acres.
- And Yeon Choi (KOR) has won one #BMW X7, Ariya Jutanugarn (THA) has been awarded the BMW 7 Series
- A new milestone in the BMW Group’s long history of commitment to international golf
The BMW Group has been involved in international professional golf since 1989, but something like this has never happened before: 2 holes won in one. # Price in one day. The setting for this premiere was Oak Valley Country Club (Wunju, South Korea). In the 3rd round of the BMW Ladies Championship, South Korea’s Na Yeon Choi was awarded a BMW for her dream shot on the 12th hole. Moments later, the cheers erupted again when Thailand’s Ariya Jutanugarn birdied the hole in one. 17th hole and also win the BMW.
For 34-year-old Na Yeon Choi, the BMW is also a parting gift. The 2012 US Women’s Open winner has announced her retirement from the LPGA Tour after a successful career and was able to celebrate another milestone in front of her home crowd with a Hole in One prize.
“That was a really good fade with a 6-iron. When I saw the ball fly towards the flag, I thought, ‘Oh my God, this could go in’. Then it rolled towards the hole and disappeared. We screamed, the spectators screamed and I had holes,” Choi explained those crucial seconds.
»That was the 15th era of my career – and the best of my life. It feels like this is the reward for 18 years of hard work. It’s a great end-of-career gift.”
Ariya Jutanugarn found out how dreams can sometimes come true today on the 17th tee. “We sat next to the car before impact and we talked about what kind of car we have, we pointed to the 7th row and we agreed: that would be a dream car.” It should only take a few minutes to subjunctive for 26 years. the past has become a reality.
“I think there were 171 #Come on for #Flagto me that’s a perfect 7-iron,” said the two-time Major winner. “I thought at first I was short on punches, but somehow it is #Ball more inside #Tundu rolled up. It’s amazing. Since I arrived here at the BMW Ladies Championship, I have been just watching them #Cars.”
Jutanugarn still has a chance to celebrate a second time on Sunday. He is eighth after three rounds with a total score of 10 under par, five strokes behind the leader, compatriot Atthaya Thitikul (15 under). Lydia Ko (New Zealand) and Andrea Lee (USA, both under 14) follow in second place ahead of Lilia Vu (USA, 13). After an interesting Saturday, the BMW Ladies Championship announces an exciting one #last round up.