Park Sang-hyun tied for second place at 5 under par on the first day of the DP World Tour Korea Championship
Park Sang-hyun tied for second place on the first day of the Korea Championship (total prize money of 2 million dollars) jointly organized by the DP World Tour and the Korea Professional Golf Association (KPGA) Korean Tour.
In the first round of the tournament held토스카지노 at Incheon Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea (par 72, 7,470 yards) on the 27th, Park Sang-hyun tied 6 birdies and 1 bogey to hit 5 under par 67.
Park Sang-hyun, who finished the first day in a tie for second place with Andy Sullivan (England), is four strokes behind Antoine Rosner (France), who took the lead with a 9-under-par 63 stroke.
Park Sang-hyun’s record on the DP World Tour, a European tour, is the best ever with a third place at the Valentine’s Championship held in Korea in 2011.
This year’s Korea Championship is the DP World Tour event held in Korea for the first time in 10 years since 2013.
Park Sang-hyun, who has a total of 11 wins on the KPGA Korean Tour, is aiming to win the KPGA Korean Tour for the first time in a year since the DB Insurance Promy Open in April last year.
Park Sang-hyun said, “I am happy to be able to finish the first round with a good score.”
Park Sang-hyun, who said, “The KPGA Korean Tour players have improved their skills, so there is a good chance of winning this tournament,” predicted, “Because there is a rain forecast for the third round, the winning score is about 15 under par.”
Of the 156 players participating in this event, 60 are Korean.
On the first day, Rosner drove 9 birdies and rose to the top spot alone.
Rosner is a player who has won 3 wins on the DP World Tour, 1 win every year from 2020 to last year.
Among Korean players, Lee Hyeong-jun tied for 4th with a 4 under par 68, and Bae Sang-moon, Kim Bio, Yang Ji-ho, Ok Tae-hun, Jung Han-mil and Ko Gun-taek tied for 9th with a 3-under 69.
Wang Jeong-hoon, who won 3 DP World Tour championships, Kim Young-soo, who won last year’s KPGA Korean Tour prize money and grand prize, and Hwang Jung-gon, who won 3 wins on the KPGA Korean Tour and 4 wins on the Japan Professional Golf Tour (JGTO), all tied for 22nd with a 2 under par 70 strokes. .
Amateur Cho Woo-young, who won last week’s KPGA Korean Tour Golf Zone Open, tied for 69th after hitting a 1-over-par 73.