‘It’s a war of stars.’
1 in the men’s golf world rankings and this year’s Masters Champion, Yon Rahm (Spain), will play in the same group as LIV League member Cameron Smith (Australia) in rounds 1 and 2 of the PGA Championship, the second major tournament of the season.
According to the grouping for the 1st and 2nd rounds of the PGA Championship announced on the 17th (Korean time), Ram was named in the same group as Smith and Matt Fitzpatrick (England).
This year’s PGA Championship kicks off on the night of the 18th at Oak Hill Country Club (par 70) in Rochester, New York. Ram’s group starts the first round at 9:33 pm on the 18th at the 10th hole.
In this tournament, 17 players from LIV will participate, and it is expected that they will have a showdown with PGA Tour players following the Masters, the first major tournament of the season last month.
This group is a combination of the winners of the last three majors.
Ram won the Masters this year, Smith won the Open Championship last July, and Fitzpatrick won the US Open in June.
Smith was on the PGA Tour when he won the Open, then moved to LIV. At LIV, he won his first individual match in September last year.
World No. 2 Scotty Scheffler was also tied to one of LIV’s representative runners, Brooks Koepka (USA), winner of the 2018-2019 tournament. Gary Woodland (USA) plays with them.
World No. 3 Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland) will play the first and second rounds with defending champion Justin Thomas and 2020 champion Colin Morikawa (USA).메이저사이트
World No. 4 Patrick Cantlay entered the same group as Phil Mickelson (above USA), the sign of LIV Golf and the 2021 winner. Rickie Fowler (USA) plays with them.
Dustin Johnson, who won the previous LIV League competition, is in the same group as Zander Chopley (USA) and Tyrell Hatton (England).
Im Seong-jae, the representative of Korea, who has recently gained momentum by winning the Korean Professional Golf (KPGA) Korean Tour Tournament, will start from the 10th hole at 2:42 am on the 19th with Chris Kirk (USA) and Seamus Power (Ireland).
Kim Si-woo, who finished runner-up at AT&T Byron Nelson last week, was drawn into a group with Stefan Yeager (Germany) and Anirvan Lahiri (India), and Kim Joo-hyung will play with Sam Burns (USA) and Abraham Anser (Mexico).
Kyung-Hoon Lee will face Tom Hogi (USA) and Ryan Fox (New Zealand), while 2009 champion Yang Yong-Eun will start the tournament with Webb Simpson (USA) and Danny Willett (England). [Yonhap News = Comprehensive]