PGA Tour Rookie Seong-Hyun Kim, ‘5 Birdies’ tied for 4th place, 1R deferred

 Kim Seong-hyeon (25), who debuted as a rookie on the PGA Tour this season, was leading the first round of the Sony Open (total prize money of 7.9 million dollars), but the match was delayed unfortunately.

Kim Seong-hyun was cruising with only 5 birdies without a bogey from the 1st round to the 16th hole of the tournament held at Waialei Waiale Country Club (par 70) in Honolulu, Hawaii on the 13th (Korean time).

Seong-Hyun Kim, who was closely chasing Jordan Spieth, Chris Kirk, and Taylor Montgomery (USA), who were co-leaders, had to leave the field unfortunately as the game was postponed to sunset with two holes left.

Kim Seong-hyun, who debuted on the PGA Tour as a rookie this year after achieving excellent results on the Korn Ferry Tour, the second-tier tour last season, experienced the PGA Tour through last fall. He competed in eight contests, had one top-ten finish, and missed the cut on three occasions. His tie for fourth at the Shriners Children’s Open in October last year is his best finish on the PGA Tour to date.

Kim Seong-hyun, who went to the Sony Open as the first tournament of the new year, put his second shot at the 5th hole (par 4) at a distance of 2.6m from the pin to get his first birdie. near the hole and lightly added a birdie.

Seong-Hyun Kim also added 3 birdies in the second half hole, chasing after the leading group. In the 12th hole (par 4), he sent his second shot to the pin 1.2m away and caught a birdie, and in the 14th hole (par 4) he caught a 10m birdie. In the 15th hole (par 4), a sharp iron shot shone once again, and the ball stuck like a magnet at a distance of 70cm from the pin, adding a birdie.

From Kim Seong-hyun’s point of view, it is regrettable that the game was postponed when he was on the rise. He plans to play the remaining two holes, finish round one, and play round two in the remainder of the game, which resumes early the next morning. 카지노사이트

Choi Kyung-joo (53), the “eldest brother,” who had been active on the Champions Tour, a stage for seniors until last season, and decided to focus on the PGA Tour again this year, tied for 11th with a 4-under-par 66 with 5 birdies and 1 bogey.

Kim Si-woo (28), the “new groom” who is having his first tournament this year, grabbed 5 birdies and committed 2 bogeys to tie for 22nd place with a 3 under par 67 strokes.

Lee Kyung-hoon (31) tied for 53rd with 1 under par and 69 strokes, Ahn Byeong-hun (31) tied for 79th with even par 70, and Lim Seong-jae (25) tied for 101st with 1 over par and 71 strokes, remaining in the mid-lower ranks.

Kim Joo-hyeong (21), who was considered a strong candidate to win this tournament, made 3 birdies, but committed 3 bogeys and 1 double bogey, posting a 2-over-par 72 and finishing tied for 115th place.

Spieth, Kirk, and Montgomery, who are trying to win 14 times on the PGA Tour, tied for the lead with a 6-under-par 64. Six players, including Harris English (USA), tied for 4th with Kim Seong-hyun (5 under par 65 strokes). Defending champion Hideki Matsuyama (Japan) tied for 41st at 2 under par.

Meanwhile, out of a total of 144 players who participated in the game that day, 9 players, including Kim Seong-hyun, failed to complete the game.

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