Kim Joo-hyung (21), who has emerged as the next-generation star of the American Professional Golf (PGA) Tour, ranked fourth alone in the first round of the PGA Tour Sentry Tournament of Champions, the first match of the new year.
In the first round of the tournament held at Kapalua Plantation Course (par 73, 7596 yards) in Hawaii, USA on the 5th (local time), Kim Joo-hyung hit 8 under par 65 with 2 eagles, 5 birdies and 1 bogey. Kim Joo-hyung finished the first round in fourth place alone, following three others, Colin Morikawa, JJ Spawn (above USA), and John Ram (Spain), who recorded 9 under par side by side.
Joo-hyung Kim made a bad start by committing a bogey in hole 4 (par 4), but after successfully bouncing back in hole 5 (par 5), he caught an eagle in hole 6 (par 4) and reversed the atmosphere. . Afterwards, he reduced one stroke in hole 14 (par 4) following consecutive birdies from 9 to 10, and added another eagle in hole 15 (par 5). Kim Joo-hyung, who also reduced one stroke on the last hole, finished the first day alone in 4th place. Immediately after the game, Kim Joo-hyung said, “In the first half, the game seemed to be unfolding a little slowly. It was a good first round to start the new year.” 토토사이트
Lim Seong-jae (25), the ‘signboard of Korean golf’, tied for 5th place with a clean performance of catching 7 birdies without bogey. Lim Seong-jae, who married a 100-year-old bride at the end of last year, participated in the competition after spending her honeymoon in Hawaii. Lee Kyung-hoon (32) ranked 17th with a 5 under par 68 strokes. Immediately after the match, Lee Kyung-hoon said, “I didn’t even look, and I also recorded an eagle for the first time,” and “I finished the first round in a good mood.”
The Sentry Tournament of Champions is a tournament in the nature of a ‘King of Kings’ competition in which only the winners of last year’s PGA Tour and Tour Championship participants can participate. This time, only 39 people were given invitations. A large number of world-class players participated in this event.