There wasn’t any wind today, but I hope it blows a lot tomorrow.” That’s what Im Jin-hee said after leading the third round of the Jeju Samdasu Masters (total prize money of 1 billion won) on the Korean Ladies Professional Golf (KLPGA) Tour on May 5.Lim is no stranger to strong winds in her home island of Jeju. Her childhood home is just a 20-minute drive from the tournament venue, Blackstone Jeju (Par 72, 6,626 yards).But the forecast was completely off .Lim won the tournament with a six-day total of 5-under-par 283, but she lost three strokes in the first half of the tournament, at one point falling two strokes behind Hwang Yoo-min.”I almost didn’t win,” said Lim, who wiped the tears from her eyes. “There were a lot of gusts of wind that were on and off, so it was hard to predict how strong the wind would be.”Even his main weapon, the putt, was shaken by the unexpected .Lim missed a 1.5-meter birdie putt on the third (par-4) and a three-putt bogey on the fourth (par-3). Her 1.6-meter putt on No. 5 (par-4) went wide left .After leading the field in putting gains (2.77) in rounds one through three, Lim slipped to 55th (-2.13) in round four.”I panicked a lot because I couldn’t make the putts I thought I was best at,” she said.Still, she managed to hold on for a dramatic 스포츠토토 victory with a late par. Hwang Yoo-min, on the other hand, collapsed after a bogey on the 12th (par-4) and a double bogey on the 15th (par-4).”I don’t know if it’s still a dream or if I’m still alive,” said Lim, who dramatically improved to 2 wins on the season and 4 wins in her career. “I really wanted to win on Jeju Island, and it’s an honor to win in my hometown in front of my family and fans,” she smiled. Remembering her late grandfather, she got teary-eyed, saying, “He always cheered for me, even if there was just one phrase ‘Im Jin-hee’ in the newspape r.”Now that she’s achieved her first multi-win season, Lim’s next goal is to win three more seasons, and even more importantly, a multi-win title.” There are prize winners and grand prizes, but strangely, I want to be a multi-prize winner,” she said, adding, “I have a lot of matches left, so I’m going to aim to win one more (title).” When asked what kind of player she would like to be remembered as, she said, “I would like to be remembered as a player who is rewarded for her hard work rather than a player who is exceptionally good at something or is flashy.”

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