World golf ranking No. 1 John Rahm (Spain) reduced 10 strokes on the moving day of the PGA Tour Mexico Open (total prize money of 7.7 million dollars) to move up to second place by two strokes with Tony Finau (USA).
Ram, the winner of this competition last year, took 10 birdies without a bogey in the 3rd round held at Vidantavalata (par 71, 7456 yards) in Vallarta, Mexico on the 30th (Korean time) and hit a course record of 61, with an interim total of 17. He shot an under par of 196.
Ram, who has already won 4 wins this season, including the Masters, started from 12th place and made birdies on the 3rd and 4th holes in a row, starting with a birdie on the 1st hole. After that, he made three consecutive birdies from the 6th hole and entered the second half. From the 12th hole, he again caught a birdie on three consecutive holes, and then reduced one more stroke on the par 3 17th hole to lay the foundation for defending the title. 크크크벳
On this day, Ram ranked first in stroke gain (SG) in all tee-greens and putts. The driver shot was 4th with 335.7 yards and the hit percentage was 9th. On the green, he hit 1.412 fewer strokes than other players, and his putt’s SG was also number one. “It was a satisfying round and everything went well,” Lam said after the fight.
Pinau, who started at the lead, recorded 7 birdies and 1 bogey, 6-under-par 65, and kept the lead by 2 strokes (19-under par). Aksai Batiya (USA) recorded an eagle on the last hole and reduced 8 strokes to tie for second place with Ram. Brandon Woo hit 4 under par and 67 strokes to rank 4th (16 under par), and Will Gordon (above USA) also reduced 4 strokes to rank 5th (13 under par).
As a Korean player, Kim Seong-hyun (25) tied 5 birdies and 2 bogeys and hit 3 under par 68, raising her ranking by 9 places with an interim total of 7 under par 206 strokes, tied with Francis Molinari (Italy) for 23 made it above Roh Seung-yeol (32) reduced two strokes, but his ranking fell one notch to 46th place (5 under par), and Ahn Byeong-hoon (32) lost two strokes and fell 21 places to a tie for 66th place (1 under par).
The third round of the tournament can be seen again from 2:00 pm on JTBC Golf, and the final round will be broadcast live from 2:00 am on the 1st through JTBC Golf & Sports.