‘Eagle 2 8 under’ Kim Joo-hyung, New Year’s first competition 1R ‘single 4th place’

‘The future of Korean men’s golf’ Kim Joo-hyung (21) caught two eagles on the first day of the Sentry Tournament of Champions (total prize money of 15 million dollars) on the PGA Tour and settled in the top ranks.

On the 6th (Korean time), Kim Joo-hyung started the first round of the tournament held at Kapalua Plantation Course (par 73, 7596 yards) in Maui, Hawaii, USA.

On this day, Kim Joo-hyung tied 4 birdies, 2 eagles, and 1 bogey, recording a 7 under par 65, ending the first round of the tournament in 4th place alone.

This is only one shot away from the leading group of Colin Morikawa, JJ Spawn (above USA), and Jon Rahm (Spain), who recorded 9 under par 64 strokes.

In this competition, only the previous year’s winners participate, ‘King of Kings’. Also, 17 out of 39 players in this tournament are among the top 20 players in the world rankings.

Kim Joo-hyung rose to stardom with two wins on the PGA Tour last year. Then, in the first round of this tournament, he showed off his skills to the fullest.

It didn’t start well. Kim Joo-hyung committed his first bogey in hole 4 (par 4), but made up for it with a birdie in hole 5 (par 5), followed by an eagle in hole 6 (par 4). 토토사이트

Following this, Kim Joo-hyung caught a birdie in the 9th hole (par 5), the last hole in the first half, and then caught a birdie again in the 10th hole (par 4), the first hole in the second half.

In addition, Kim Joo-hyung added a birdie by showing an accurate iron shot by dropping the second shot at a position 30 cm away from the hole cup in the 14th hole (par 4).

The surprise continued. Kim Joo-hyung caught a 1.6m eagle putt after succeeding in 2-on in the 15th hole (par 5) and caught the second eagle of the round.

Continuing on, Kim Joo-hyung also caught a birdie on the last 18th hole (par 5) and finished the first round with 8 under par. After that, Kim Joo-hyung took the 4th place alone in the final round 1.

Lim Seong-jae (25), who competed together, was also in the top ranks. Im Seong-jae recorded 7 under par 66 strokes, catching 7 birdies without a bogey, and was tied for 5th place.

In other words, Korea’s representative male golfers Kim Joo-hyung and Lim Seong-jae were both at the top of the first round and were in a position to aim for the championship.

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