Ahn Byung-hun increased the possibility of entering the second top 10 of the season.
Ahn Byeong-hoon shot 4 under par 68 in the 3rd round of the PGA Tour Valero Texas Open (total prize money of $8.9 million) held at the TPC San Antonio Oaks Course (par 72) in San Antonio, Texas on the 2nd (Korean time). hit
Thanks to the good performance that day, Ahn Byeong-hoon jumped up the rankings to tie for 6th place (7 under par, 209 strokes).
Ahn Byeong-hoon, who had been struggling to not place his name within the top 10 since a tie for 4th at the Fortinet Championship in the opening game of the 2022-2023 season in September last year, raised expectations for his second top 10 finish this season and his first this year.
He is 5 strokes away from Patrick Rodgers (USA), who took the lead with 12 under par 204 strokes.
After playing the remaining 5 holes of the 2nd round, Byeong-Hun Ahn, who started the 3rd round, reduced 3 strokes until the 4th hole and increased his momentum, but from the 5th to the 12th hole, he only caught 1 birdie and wrote down 3 bogeys. lost 2 strokes
Ahn Byeong-hoon showed his back-mindedness by catching a birdie on the 18th hole following consecutive birdies on the 14th and 15th holes. 메이저사이트
“Overall, everything was fine. The shot feeling is good. I hit it stably for 3 days,” Ahn Byeong-hoon said, “If I maintain this shot feeling tomorrow and putt more, I will have a good chance.”
Kim Seong-hyun reduced two strokes to rank in a tie for 12th place (6 under par, 210 strokes). It is only one stroke away from the joint 6th place group, so it is a position where you can also look at entering the top 10.
Kim Si-woo tied for 49th place (1 under par 215 strokes).
Rogers, who shot 1-under 71 in the 3rd round, is looking forward to his first win thanks to 11 strokes in the 1st and 2nd rounds.
Cory Connors (Canada), who reduced three strokes, caught up with him in second place by one stroke.
44-year-old veteran Matt Kucher (USA) climbed to 3rd place (9 under par 207 strokes), 3 strokes behind, and challenges his first championship in 4 years.