Dumbo’ Jeon In-ji (29, KB Financial Group) won 스포츠토토 the ‘Velocity Global Impact Award’ by a fan vote conducted by the LPGA.
In commemoration of International Women’s Day, the LPGA Tour announced on the 9th (Korean time) that the LPGA and the Velocity Global Impact Awards Committee held a fan vote from the 21st of last month to the 6th, and Jeon In-ji was selected as the winner. The players who were shortlisted were Lizette Salas and Mariah Stackhouse (above USA).
Jeon In-ji is the founder and donor of the Jeon In-ji Lancaster Country Club Education Foundation, which provides scholarships to Lancaster Country Club (LCC) employees, their dependents, and caddies. With this award, Inji Jeon and Inji Jeon LCC Education Foundation received a prize of $100,000 from Velocity Global.
Inji Jeon founded her foundation in 2015 right after winning the US Women’s Open at Lancaster Country Club in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA. The background of the establishment was that he was inspired to ‘become a light to others’ after seeing many fireflies lighting up the sky.
“Now is the time for female athletes to get the recognition they deserve for their philanthropy, leadership and athleticism,” said Sarah Fern (USA), CPO of Velocity Global. “We want the next generation of female athletes to do the same. I am delighted to recognize Jeon In-ji’s dedicated efforts to empower her to do so.”
Jeon Ji-ji said, “I am honored and grateful to be awarded the Velocity Global Impact Award,” and said, “I will greatly support the growth of the Jeon-ji LCC Education Foundation by financially supporting the future education and dreams of the Lancaster community.” revealed