American Professional Golf (PGA) Tour rookie Davis Thompson (24, USA) achieved a new record of hitting 5 eagles in two days.
Thompson tied 3 eagles, 4 birdies, and 2 bogies in the 2nd round of the PGA Tour American Express (total prize money of 8 million dollars) held at the Nicklaus Tournament Course (par 72) in La Quinta, California, USA on the 21st (Korean time) for an 8 under par 64 hit it
Thompson, who recorded a total of 18 under par and 126 strokes over the two days, ran alone in first place, ahead of second place Jon Lam (Spain) by two strokes. He caught two eagles in the first round the day before, and hit five eagles in just two days. This is the most eagle-tied record in a 72-hole event on the PGA Tour since 1983. If Thompson adds an eagle in the remaining 3rd and 4th rounds, he will set a new record.
Examples of five eagles in a 72-hole event on the PGA Tour since 1983 include Justin Rose (England) at the Canadian Open last year, Dustin Johnson (USA) at the 2020 FedEx St. Jude Championship, and Austin Cook (USA) at the 2019 Barbasol Championship. .
This is the first record in 28 years since Scott McCarran (USA) in 1995. In 1995, the tournament was held as a five-round contest. 안전놀이터
Johnson is the only player in 2020 to hit five eagles and win in one competition.
Thompson, from the University of Georgia, USA, was a player who rose to the top of the amateur world in 2020, and served as the US national team, such as the 2020 Farmer Cup and the 2021 Walker Cup.
He turned pro in 2021 and won the PGA 2nd Tour in 2022 once. He entered the PGA Tour in the 2022-2023 season, and his best result was a tie for 9th at the Fortinet Championship in September last year.