Kim Si-woo, PGA Byron Nelson 2 strokes 2nd place… Lee Kyung-hoon’s 3rd consecutive victory is far away
Kim Si-woo (28) raised expectations for a come-from-behind victory by recording in the 60s for three consecutive days at the AT&T Byron Nelson (total prize money of $9.5 million) on the PGA Tour.
In the 3rd round of the tournament held at TPC Craig Ranch (par 71) in McKinney, Texas on the 14th (Korean time), Kim Si-woo shot 3 under par 68, with a median total of 14 under par 199, Ryan Palmer (USA) and Austin Ekrot (USA). ) and Dou Zecheng (China) tied for fourth place, two strokes behind the lead. Scotty Scheffler (USA) and Jason Day (Australia) tied for 4th place with Siwoo Kim.
Kim Si-woo, who married Oh Ji-hyun (27), who won 7 wins on the Korean Women’s Professional Golf (KLPGA) Tour in December last year, won the Sony Open in January and took her 4th win in her career. After that, he participated in 12 contests and showed steady results, passing the cut in all but 2 contests, but was unable안전놀이터 to create a chance for a second win in the season. Kim Si-woo, who made a good start with a 65 on the first day of this tournament, jumped into the championship competition with 66 in the 2nd round and 68 in the 3rd round, recording in the 60s every round.
He did not make many birdies in the third round, but continued his upward trend by playing a game without a bogey for the first time in this tournament.
Kang Seong-hoon (35), who won his first PGA Tour victory in this tournament in 2019, hit 5-under-par 66 that day, recording an interim total of 13-under 200 strokes, tied for 8th place, and looked at the first 10 of the season.
2013 winner Bae Sang-moon (36) also raised expectations for the top 10. Up to this day, he had hit an interim total of 11 under par, 202 strokes, and was tied for 15th place with An Byeong-hun (32) and others.
Lee Kyung-hoon (32), who won the tournament in a row in 2021 and 2022, is far from the challenge of achieving three consecutive victories in the tournament. In the 3rd round, he reduced 3 more strokes, but scored an interim total of 7 under par, 206 strokes, and stayed in a tie for 58th place with Kim Joo-hyung and others.
Roh Seung-yeol (32), who had raised expectations for a second win by hitting 11-under-par 60 on the first day of the tournament, lost two more strokes on the day, falling back to a tie for 63rd place (6-under-par, 207 strokes).