As the round continues, Lim Seong-jae and Keith Mitchell (USA) are showing strong synergy. The two continued their competition for the title by rising to second place alone in the third round of the PGA Tour Zurich Classic.
On the 23rd (Korean time), at TPC Louisiana (par 72) in Avondale, Louisiana, USA, the PGA Zurich Classic Moving Day was followed by two-person teams. The third round was held in a four-ball format in which the two players each played with a ball and the better performance was used as a team score.
Lim Seong-jae and Keith Mitchell, who hit 10 under par in the four-ball game on the first day of the tournament, once again reduced 10 strokes with 10 birdies in the third round four-ball game, recording a total of 25 under par and 191 strokes, leading Wyndham Clark-Bo Hosler (above, USA, 26 under par). ), and was in second place alone, one stroke behind. The two, who started in a tie for 3rd on the first day of the tournament, cut 5 strokes in the 2nd round foursome match to rank 2nd, and in the 3rd round, they rose to 2nd alone, revealing their prospects for victory as the rounds continued. 메이저사이트
In the third round, Lim Seong-jae was responsible for 7 out of 10 team birdies. After catching 3 birdies on holes 1 to 3 in the first half, he also caught 3 birdies in a row on holes 6 to 8 that followed, leading the team’s upward trend. Im Seong-jae added his last birdie on the 13th hole (par 4).
Mitchell recorded three birdies on the 11th (par 5), 16th (par 4) and 18th holes (par 5) in the second half.
The final day of the tournament will be held in a foursome format with two players alternating between hitting the same ball. Synergy between the two players is essential. In the second round foursome match, Lim Seong-jae and Keith Mitchell jointly scored 5 under par to raise the rankings.
‘Korean Duo’ Kim Si-woo and Kim Joo-hyung, Ahn Byeong-hun and Kim Seong-hyun side by side hit a total of 19 under par and tied for 13th place. In particular, Ahn Byeong-hoon and Kim Seong-hyun, who started in a tie for 28th, climbed the rankings by 15 places with 9 strokes that day.
‘Defending champion’ Patrick Cantley and Zander Chopley (above USA) Joe were satisfied with reducing 6 strokes on the day and were pushed down to tied for 10th place (total 20 under par). With only one day left on the final day, he is 6 strokes away from the leader, so achieving a second consecutive victory does not seem easy.
Meanwhile, the final round of the tournament can be watched from 2 am on the 24th at JTBC Golf & Sports.