A weekend of women’s sport dominated by Koreans

Park In-bee
Park In-bee, winner of the British Open (Source: Ricoh Women’s British Open website)

Koreans seem to have been dominating the world of women’s golf for quite a while (just take a look at the LPGA page showing tournament winners), so it was no surprise that they did well in the British Open (30 July – 2 August). But it was quite an achievement that the top four names on the leaderboard were all Korean (including the New Zealander Lydia Ko).

Ricoh British Women's Open Leaderboard.
Ricoh British Women’s Open Leaderboard. Source: LPGA website

And in the middle of the British Open, the Women’s FA Cup final took place (1 August) – the first one to be held at Wembley. The first and only goal was scored by Chelsea’s Ji So-yun.

Ji So-yun celebrates after scoring for Chelsea against Notts County
Ji So-yun celebrates after scoring for Chelsea against Notts County (Source: BBC website)

Ji was named PFA Women’s Players’ Player of the Year 2015 back in April this year, when Chelsea manager Emma Hayes commented: “She is a fantastic young playmaker who has the ability to control a game.”

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