Shin Se-eun, a junior at Daegu Youngshin High School, shot a 4-under-par 68 to win the girls’ high school division at the 22nd Golf Journal Junior Golf Tournament at Century 21 CC in Wonju, Gangwon Province.
Shin earned a scholarship of 2 million won and a spot in the KLPGA Tour’s Daewoo Women’s Open, which begins on July 7 at Montver CC in Gyeonggi Pocheon.
In the men’s high school division, Saromgo freshman Kim Min-ki topped the leaderboard with a 5-under-par 67.
▶ Interview: Shin Se-eun / Daegu Youngshin
- “When I see (professional players) in real life, I think I’ll be too nervous, but I’m also looking forward to it, and it’s a strange feeling. I’ll try to play my game confidently and not be intimidated by my professional sisters.”