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2019-01-04 Press ReleaseCopy URL
Galaxia SM, the nation's largest sports company, unveiled the lineup of its players in the 2019 season.
Ko Jin-young (24, Hite Jinro), who won the rookie of the year award in the 2018 LPGA Tour, went through the JLPGA tour and KLPGA (Korea Ladies Professional Golf Association) tour, Ahn Shin-ae (29, Fields), and Kim Min-sun (25, KLPGA's long-distance queen Jangta, and Moon Young-won (24, KLPGA).
In addition, starting from 2019, Major Queen Oh Ji-hyun (23, KB Financial Group) and Super Rookie Lim Hee-jung (19, Hanwha QCell) joined the Galaxy S8 team, creating an even stronger group of players.
As Oh Ji-hyun, the flagship star of KLPGA, will join Galaxy SM again, she will receive various support for her tour life from Galaxia SM. Also, Oh has maintained her loyalty to KB Financial Group by agreeing to renew her contract with KB Financial Group, which has sponsored her since she was a rookie.
Also, Super Rookie Lim Hee-jung, who will make her debut in the regular KLPGA tour in the 2019 season, is drawing attention as a strong candidate for the rookie of the year award. Lim won a silver medal in the women's team competition at the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games, and shared 10th place in the opening match of the 2019 season and his professional debut match, Hyosung Championship with SBS Golf.
Another rookie candidate Park Hyun-kyung (aged 19, Hana Financial Group), who is loved by the public for her cute looks, is also a member of Galaxy S8s. In the 2018 season, Park won the sixth round of the KLPGA Dream Tour, Hansae Phoenix cc, and earned the seed of the regular tour with steady performance. At the Hyosung Championship with SBS Golf, he took a surprise lead in the second round, tying for sixth with a tie in the final results, attracting many golf fans.
With this, Galaxia SM is ranked as the 4th runner in LPGA Tour Go Jin-young, KLPGA Tour Ahn Shin-ae, Kim Min-sun, Oh Ji-hyun, Park Hyun-kyung, Lim Hee-jung, Choi Ga-rim (27, Moon Young), Hwang Yul-lin (26, CJ Oh Shopping), Shin-kyung (21), Park Yoo-ji (22), and Lee Hye-ji (22) and KPGA Tour 2019 in the J-rated season.
Golfers from the Galaxy SM in 2019 season are predicting a great performance in various tours such as the LPGA, KLPGA, KPGA, and JGTO. Based on his know-how to manage the nation`s top players over the past decade, he will support the overall management system for five team members and their players. In addition, to strengthen the golf tournament/event/prootion, the two professional players will join the golf business team, creating the competitions and events that the players want to participate in.
- Google translation.