LPGA Tour Gives Out ‘Squid Game’ Souvenirs at BMW Ladies Championship

Published 10/19/2021, 5:05 PM EDT


Survival drama Netflix series ‘Squid Game’ has taken the world by storm. The global phenomenon is a major superhit and has penetrated itself into every aspect of life these days. And the golf world is no exception to it. The BMW Ladies Championship on the LPGA tour recently witnessed something that will excite all fans.

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The BMW Ladies Championship is being held at the LPGA International Busan, originally known as Asiad Country Club. Owned by the LPGA, the course is set in the beautiful city of Busan in South Korea, from October 20-24. Moreover, the 154-player field is all set, and this event marks the first event on the Asian swing of the tour.

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In a highly anticipated week for golf, a strong contingent of Korean players will meet some of the best from the LPGA tour. Top players like Jin Young Ko, Sei Young Kim, Lydia Ko, and many more will be present at the $2 million purse event. Furthermore, 23 of the top 50 from the Rolex Women’s World Golf Ranking will be present to compete for the trophy.

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LPGA offers squid game dalgona candy to all golfers

Squid Game: the most-watched original series on Netflix that has taken over hearts all over the world. The LPGA Tour, prior to the launch of the event, handed out the viral honeycomb candy to the participants. The official LPGA Instagram account shared a boomerang video of the souvenir provided to everyone.

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Danielle Kang, who is present at the event, shared a picture of her umbrella-shaped candy. Unfortunately, just a few minutes later she posted another picture. This time, it was of a shattered candy, labelled, “omg I dropped it.”

Sep 4, 2021; Toledo, Ohio, USA; Danielle Kang of Team USA hits her tee shot on the first hole during morning foursomes of the 2021 Solheim Cup at Inverness Club. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

This event is sure to turn out to be a competitive and entertaining one. Local favorite Ko Jin Young, who won the Founders Cup with a massive 4 stroke lead, is also present. Another local hero Ha Na Jang, who won the inaugural championship in 2019, is also part of the squad.

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Who do you think will conquer the field?

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Ishita Bhargava

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Ishita Bhargava is a Golf content writer at Essentially Sports. Currently pursuing her undergraduate degree from the Shri Ram College of Commerce, she has a keen interest in sports and fitness. When not playing or watching a sports event, Ishita can be seen spending time with her pets or binge-watching.

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