U.S. Professional Golf (PGA) Tour rookie Kim Seong-hyeon (25) climbed to 8th place by catching an eagle on the last hole of Moving Day at the Farmers Insurance Open (total prize money of 8.7 million dollars).
In the 3rd round of the tournament held on the 28th (Korean time) at the Torrey Pines Golf Club South Course (par 72, 7765 yards) in La Jolla, San Diego, California, USA, Kim tied 4 birdies and 3 bogeys with one eagle and hit 3 under par 69, the median total. He shot a 6-under-par 210.
Kim Seong-hyun, who started in a tie for 20th by losing two strokes in the second round, reduced one stroke in the first round and made a bogey at the 15th hole in the second half, dropping his ranking. However, he showed amazing performance on the last two holes.
On the 439-yard par 4 17th hole, he hit the ball 1.5 meters from the hole twice and caught a birdie. On the 556-yard par 5 18th hole, he caught an eagle with his second shot from 256 yards 1 meter inside the hole. entered the top 10.
The ranking climbed 12 places, with a gap of 6 strokes to leader Sam Ryder (USA) and 1 stroke to 4th place Lim Seong-jae (25). 먹튀검증
Kim Seong-hyun challenged the American stage based on winning the 2020 Korea Professional Golf (KPGA) Korean Tour Major KPGA Championship and winning the 2021 Japan Professional Golf Tour (JGTO) major tournament PGA Championship. Last year, he was a rookie who went up to the first part tour after receiving the rookie of the year in the Korn Ferry Tour, the second part of the PGA Tour.
This season, he participated in the top 10 competitions, and his best result was a tie for 4th at the Shriners Children’s Open in October last year. He also placed 12th at the Sony Open held in Hawaii, but the amplitude of his performance was great, with four cutoffs.