‘2 Eagles 8 Under Par’ Kim Joo-hyung, PGA Tour New Year’s First Tournament 1R Exclusive 4th Place
Kim Joo-hyung (21) ranked 4th alone in the first round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions (total prize money of 15 million dollars), the first tournament of the new year on the PGA Tour.
Kim Joo-hyung scored 8 under par 65 with 2 eagles, 5 birdies and 1 bogey in the first round of the tournament held on the 6th (Korean time) at the Kapalua Plantation Course (par 73, 7,596 yards) in Kapalua, Maui Island, Hawaii, USA. hit
Kim Joo-hyung, who was one stroke behind the joint leader, finished the first round in fourth place alone.
Kim Joo-hyung, who won 토토사이트 the Wyndham Championship in August last year and the Shriners Children’s Open in October, inflated the possibility of winning three tours.
Kim Joo-hyung, who started his first tournament after signing a sponsorship contract with Nike, caught the first eagle with his second shot from 116 yards on hole 6 (par 4), and put his second shot on hole 15 (par 5) about 2m away from the hole. I caught the second birdie of the day.
Kim Joo-hyung said, “It was a good first round to start the new year,” and said of the sponsorship agreement with Nike, “I feel very proud and full of confidence.”
Jordan Spieth (USA), who played in the same group with Kim Joo-hyung, is tied for 11th place with a 6 under par 67 strokes.
He said he visited Spieth’s house on Christmas last year and said, “I went to Spieth’s house and had a special time watching the baby together.”
Colin Morikawa, JJ Spun (Above USA), and Jon Rahm (Spain) tied for first place with a 9 under par 64 strokes side by side.
Lim Seong-jae (25), a “new groom” who married in December of last year, scored 7 birdies without bogey and recorded a 7-under-par 66, tied for 5th place.
This tournament is a tournament in the nature of a ‘King of Kings’, in which only players who won the PGA Tour last year or went to the Tour Championship, the final match of the season, can participate.
39 players participate and decide the rankings without cuts for four days.
Lee Gyeong-hoon (32) starts the second round with a 5 under par 68 and a tie for 17th place.