At the US Professional Golf (PGA) Tour Sony Open, Kim Seong-hyun (25) tied for 4th place with the lead on the first day. Korea’s eldest male golfer, ‘Tank’ Kyung-ju Choi (53) showed off his rust-free skills at the tournament, which he won in 2008.
Kim Seong-hyun recorded 5 under par in the first round of the Sony Open (total prize money of 7.9 million dollars) held at Waialei Country Club (par 70) in Honolulu, Hawaii on the 13th (Korean time) to the 16th hole.
With two holes left, Seong-Hyun Kim chased co-leaders Jordan Spieth, Chris Kirk, and Taylor Montgomery, who hit 6 under par, by one stroke. 메이저놀이터
Kim Seong-hyun played a flawless game that day, catching only 5 birdies without a bogey.
Choi Kyung-ju also recorded a 4 under par 66 to enter the top ranks. Choi Kyung-ju caught 5 birdies that day and committed only 1 bogey.
Choi Kyung-ju, who won the event in 2008, tied for 11th place and could have hopes of winning.
Kim Si-woo is tied for 22nd with 3 under par, Lee Kyung-hoon is tied for 53rd with 1 under par, Ahn Byeong-hun is tied for 79th with even par, and Lim Seong-jae is tied for 101st with 1 over par.
Kim Joo-hyung, who had been mentioned as a candidate for the championship, finished tied for 115th with a 2-over par amidst difficult putting.