Longest Blank V Achieved!” Kinkumi’s “too beautiful to be true” photos
I’m really glad that I didn’t give up and worked so hard to get this far. Yes, thanks to my …… father. Also, thank you so much to my manager for supporting me, to the gallery, and to everyone on the team.”
The “Hisako Higuchi Mitsubishi Electric Ladies” was held from October 28 to 30, and Kaneda started the final day with a three-shot lead over second place, and she never relinquished the number one spot. She never relinquished the first place position and won her second domestic tour title.
She won the Fuji-sankey Ladies Classic in April 2011, the first time she had won the tournament. It had been 11 years and 189 days since then, the longest gap since the current tour system came into effect.
Kanada won the World Junior Golf Championship (under 10 years old) at the age of 8, and was once called a “prodigy girl” after qualifying for the domestic tour at the age of 12 years and 9 months. She attracted attention as an active high school golfer, and her novel outfit of a mini-skirt and navel piercing gave rise to the term “gyaru-fur,” a combination of gyaru (gal) and golfer. After a series of twists and turns since her first victory at the age of 22, she has now reached the age of 33, and is now a “veteran” golfer, and has captured her second victory. At the moment he sank the winning putt, he shed tears on the 18th green,” said a reporter for a golf magazine.
On the 9th of this month, Mr. Michishichi Hashimoto, 57, who had been his caddie for many years, passed away. Because he had been a caddie for many years since his amateur days, he had a strong desire to win this year’s tournament.
At the press conference following his victory, Kinkumi proudly declared, “I am aiming for my third win. To celebrate his accomplishment, we take a look back at Kinkumi’s career to date, along with some treasured photos.
Photo： Kyodo News (1st and 2nd), Tomoyasu Kanazawa (3rd), Takahiro Kagawa (4th), Toshihiro Nakaba (5th)