Lim Seong-jae (25) is threatening the lead with tremendous momentum. On the third day of the WM Phoenix Open of the American Professional Golf (PGA) Tour, he reduced 4 strokes and greatly narrowed the gap with world-renowned golf stars such as Scotty Scheffler (USA) and Jon Rahm (Spain). It is a position where you can see the victory on the last day of the competition.
On the 12th (Korean time), the 3rd round of the tournament at TPC Scottsdale (par 71), Arizona, USA. Im Seong-jae drove 5 birdies and blocked 1 bogey, recording 4 under par. Im Seong-jae, who scored a total of 9 under par and 204 strokes in rounds 1 to 3, was tied for 6th place, 4 strokes behind the sole leader Schaeffler (13 under par).
In the second round the previous day, Im Seong-jae performed a near-perfect play, sweeping 6 birdies while rounding 12 holes. However, due to the sunset, the rest of the game was pushed to the next day, and Im Seong-jae, who played the remaining holes that day, was unable to continue the previous day’s momentum, such as making three consecutive bogeys in holes 4 to 6 in the second half.
However, in the third round that immediately followed, he quickly made up for his earlier mistakes by recording two birdies in nine holes in the first half. In the second half, the 13th hole (par 5) birdie and the 14th hole (par 4) bogey were exchanged, and then the 15th (par 5) and 17th holes (par 4) were reduced by one stroke each to raise the ranking and finish the game.
Lim Seong-jae, who has been in his 5th year since his PGA Tour debut, has been reborn as a player representing Korea by performing consistently every season. In his debut season, he competed in as many as 35 competitions and earned the nickname ‘Iron Man’. However, his latest win is at the Shriners Children’s Open in October 2021. thirsty for victory Attention is focusing on whether Lim Seong-jae, who skipped the championship last year, will overcome the prominent top rankers in this tournament to satisfy his thirst for victory. 토토사이트
‘Defending champion’ Schaeffler took the sole lead, and Ram was tied for second place (11 under par). World No. 1 Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland) slumped to a tie for 28th (3 under par).
Meanwhile, Kim Si-woo (28), who competed with Lim Seong-jae, scored a total of 5 under par and tied for 20th place. Kim Joo-hyung (21) committed a double bogey on the last 18th hole and was tied for 28th (3 under par), and Lee Gyeong-hoon (32) tied for 48th even par.
Meanwhile, the final round of the tournament will be broadcast live simultaneously by JTBC Golf and JTBC Golf & Sports from 2:00 am on the 13th, Korean time.