The infamous ‘bear trap’ is on the PGA National Resort & Spa Champion Course in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA, where the PGA Tour Honda Classic (total prize money: $8.4 million) will be held this week. there is Holes 15 to 17 go around the water. You have to pass these holes well all four days to kiss the championship trophy.
The ‘Bear Trap’, where the par 4 hole 16 is sandwiched between the par 3 holes 15 and 17, is like a bear with holes related to ‘Golden Bear’ Jack Nicklaus토토사이트, who redesigned the course in 2014. It is a combination of holes that instantly plunges players competing for the championship into despair, like a trap to catch the ball.
The Bear Trap is a combination of three very difficult holes on the PGA Tour course. Since 2007, when the Honda Classic was held, 1,686 golf balls have been collected, and the combined score was 4374 over par. Holes that even PGA players, who are said to be the best golfers in the world, lose their pulse are ‘bear traps’.
Lim Seong-jae (25), who won his first tour victory at the 2020 Honda Classic, is evaluated as a player who cooks ‘bear trap’ well. Im Seong-jae won the championship by catching birdies on the par 3 holes 15 and 17 at the time.
Im Seong-jae looked back, saying, “An aggressive tee shot at the 15th hole led to the victory. There was pressure, but it felt good to overcome it and win my first championship.” This is an income earned because his iron shot is extremely accurate. This is why Im Seong-jae, who ranked first in the power rankings predicting the favorites to win the opening game, is expected to win.’ Im Seong-jae, who is participating in the Honda Classic for the fourth year in a row this year, said, “I always feel special when I come to this event, perhaps because it was my first championship.” The player who dropped the most balls in the “Bear Trap” was Ryan
. Palmer (USA) has played 15 Honda Classics until last year, dropping 19 balls into the lake near the ‘bear trap.’ The second players who dropped the most balls were Jimmy Walker and Vaughn Taylor (USA). Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland) and Adam Scott (Australia) also put 12 balls in the water each.