31 On Front 9 Has Mi-Jeong Tied For First

Mi-Jeong Jeon shot a bogie free 31 on the front 9 of the Sankyo Ladies Open at the Yoshii Country Club, Takasaki City, Japan. Mi-Jeong burned the front 9 with 5 birdies in her first 7 hole’s. Her bogie’s came at the par 4, 12th and 16th. Mi-Jeong birdied the par 3 17th and pared the 18th for a -4 (68). She is tied with U.S. Open Champion In-Bee Park. Mi-Jeong is currently ranked 18th in the world by the Rolex Ranking’s.

A back story with In-Bee Park is her sister Inah is a sophomore at USC and was a teammate of Kristen Park at Sunny Hills High School in Fullerton, California. Kristen again will join Inah at USC in the fall of 2011.