Im Seong-jae tied for 7th on the first day of the PGA Tour American Express.
In the first round of the PGA Tour American Express held at the PGA West Nicklaus Tournament Course (par 72) in California on the 20th (Korean time), Lim Seong-jae caught 7 birdies without bogey and hit 7 under par 65.
Im Seong-jae finished the first day in a tie for 7th place with Zander Schupele and others. He is three strokes behind Davis Thompson, who took the lead with a 10-under par. Lim Seong-jae, who reached the top of the 2020 Honda Classic and the 2021 Shriners Children’s Open, was in a position to look forward to three wins in his career, depending on whether he performed well in the remaining rounds.
Im Seong-jae finished second in the FedEx Cup, the final round of the PGA Playoffs last year, the highest ever for a Korean. Following Kim Si-woo, who won the Sony Open after getting married last month, attention is focused on whether the new groom will be able to continue his winning streak. On the 17th of last month, Im Seong-jae married a priest who majored in music at New York University in the United States.
Im Seong-jae performed a buddy show from the beginning of the game. Im Seong-jae, who caught his first birdie on the 10th hole in the first half, recorded 3 under par while going around the first hole. Even in the second half, he added 4 birdies without a bogey and finished the first round in a good mood. The green hit rate reached 94.44%, and the sharp feeling of the shot stood out. 바카라사이트
This competition runs through three courses until the third round. Im Seong-jae will play the 2nd and 3rd rounds at the PGA West Stadium Course and La Quinta CC. The final round will be held at the PGA West Stadium Course.
Noh Seung-yeol, who had a chance to play after being on the waiting list, caught 5 birdies without bogey and tied for 27th with a 5-under 67. Ahn Byeong-hoon, who played in the second division last season, is tied for 27th. Joohyung Kim, ranked 14th in the world, was tied for 64th.
Following last week’s Sony Open, Kim Si-woo, who won the championship for two weeks in a row and returned to the top in two years, tied for 85th with Kim Seong-hyun and others with a 2 under par 70 strokes.