The 7-8m putt is also growing… Lim Seong-jae’s personal lowest time in the tournament “A new putting attempt worked”

Lim Seong-jae (25), who passed the risk of missing the cut, cut 8 strokes in the third round of the Players Championship, setting his record for the fewest strokes in the tournament, soaring to 8th place.

Im Seong-jae, ranked 18th in the world, recorded 8 under par 64 strokes with 9 birdies and 1 bogey in the third round of the tournament held at TPC Sawgrass Stadium Course (par 72) in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA on the 12th, totaling 8 under par 208 strokes over the three days. hit

World No. 2 Scotty Scheffler (USA), who is in the lead by 2 strokes with 14 under par and 202 strokes, and Lim Seong-jae, who is 6 strokes behind, can expect to compete for the championship on the final day and achieve the best results of the season. Im Seong-jae finished 7th at the Shriners Children’s Open in October of last year, tied for 4th at the Farmers Insurance Open (January) this year, and tied for 6th at the WM Phoenix Open (February), making the top 10 three times in the 2022-2023 season.

8-under-par 64 is Lim Seong-jae’s record for the lowest score in this tournament. Seongjae Lim recorded a 6 under par 66 in the 2nd and 4th rounds at the 2021 Players Championship (tied for 17th).

As the second round was interrupted due to bad weather, Lim Seong-jae had to worry about missing the cut as he stopped at a 3-over par in the middle of the 9th hole. Im Seong-jae, who shot a 3-over par 75 in the first round, failed to reduce the number of strokes with one birdie and one bogey until the ninth hole in the second round.

However, Im Seong-jae, who took a day off, made consecutive birdies on holes 10 (par 4) and 11 (par 5), and added a birdie on hole 16 (par 5), passing the cut comfortably with a total of even par 144 (tied for 41st place). . The standard for passing the cut was 2 over par.

In the third round that followed, Im Seong-jae started at hole 10, made three consecutive birdies from hole 11, and added birdies on holes 15 and 16 in a row. Im Seong-jae, who added 3 birdies to the 6th hole in the second half, failed to put his tee shot on the green at the 8th hole (par 3) and made an unfortunate bogey, but made a 4m birdie putt at the 9th hole (par 5) and finished happily. It is a tie for 8th place, up 33 steps from the second round. From the remainder of the second round, I caught 12 birdies (one bogey) in 27 holes throughout the day.

His putt feel was particularly good. In the 11th hole (par 4), the first birdie, he put an 8m birdie putt, and in the 1st hole (par 4), he put a 7m birdie putt.

Im Seong-jae said, “From the beginning of the tournament, my back was a little stiff and uncomfortable, so I had difficulties until the second round. He got better as he warmed up, and after consulting with the coach, he tried a new putt, and he had a great day.” He continued, “I was a bit tired at the start of the third round, but the weather was good and there was no wind, so I made a lot of birdies from the start and was able to maintain my concentration until the last hole.” 토토사이트

Schaeffler, who was aiming to regain world No. 1, shot a 7 under par 65 to take the lead by two strokes, while Korean player Lee Min-woo (Australia) cut 6 strokes and caught up with a total of 12 under par, 204 strokes, giving him his first chance to win the PGA Tour.

World number one John Rahm (Spain) withdrew after the first round before starting the second round, and third place Rory McIlroy hit a total of 5 over par 149 until the second round and was eliminated from the cut. He was three strokes short of passing the cut.

Kim Si-woo (28) and Ahn Byeong-hun (32) tied for 26th place with a total of 5 under par 211 strokes, and Kim Joo-hyung (21) tied for 63rd place with 1 over par 217 strokes. Lee Kyung-hoon (32) was eliminated from the cut with the same score as McIlroy.

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