Eun-Hee Ji earned her sixth LPGA Tour win at the 2022 Bank of Hope Match Play presented by MGM Rewards. She won the trophy, $225,000, some Vegas hospitality and possibly most importantly, a spot in this week’s U.S. Women’s Open at Pine Needles.
“I’m so excited to win the tournament,” Ji said following the victory at LPGA.com. “Then going to next week, this is the way to be (playing) going into next week. I’m so excited.”
Ji, from South Korea, defeated Ayaka Furue 3 and 2.
Las Vegas resident Jenny Shin was top finisher with local ties. She bowed out in the quarterfinals.
As for the Open, Ji had a plan.
“Get there, rest first, and then see the course and then just do same thing as this week,” Ji said.