Kim Seong-hyun, in his second year on the PGA Tour, stepped on the accelerator toward his first top 10 finish of the season Seonghyun Kim hit 4 under par 68 in the second round of the PGA Tour Farmers Insurance Open (total prize money of $9 million) held at the Torrey Pines Golf Club Book Course (par 72) in San Diego, California, USA on the 26th (Korean time).Kim Seong-hyun, who had performed well with 3 under par 69 strokes on the difficult South Course the previous day, was unable to reduce the number of strokes as much as expected on the less difficult North Course, but entered the weekend match with a high ranking of tied for 10th place (7 under par, 137 strokes).The first and second rounds of this competition will be held alternately on the North Course and South Course, and the third and fourth rounds will be held on the South Course. The South Course (7,765 yards) is longer than the North Course (7,258 yards) and the course layout is difficult .In the second round, the score was 211 under par on the North Course, but the total score of players on the South Course was 18 over par. Kim Seong-hyun, who was not very satisfied with tying for 30th place and missing the cut in the two competitions she participated in this year, took the opportunity to place in the top 10 in her third competition. He is 5 strokes behind Stefan Jaeger (Germany), who is in the lead with 12 under par and 132 strokes.
Seong-Hyun Kim’s tee shot on this day was a bit shaky, but he missed the green only four times, and when he got to the green in just one regular stroke, his putts were not bad at 1.64, making seven birdies .However, it was unfortunate that out of the four times he missed the green, he was unable to keep par three times and ended up with a bogey. Michael Kim (USA), a Korean who lost 5 strokes on the North Course the previous day, hit 4 under par on the South Course on this day and finished in a tie for 5th place (9 under par, 135 strokes).Jaeger, who has won six times on the Korn Ferry Tour but has yet to win on the PGA Tour, recorded an eagle and seven birdies in the second round at the North Course and shot 8-under-par 64 to rise to the lead. He finished in the lead with a 10m eagle putt in the final 18th hole (par 5) and praised himself, saying, “It was an extremely thrilling finish. ”Nikolai Hougor (Denmark), who hit 6-under-par 66, chased for second place, one stroke behind .Lim Seong-jae, who reduced 3 strokes on the North Course on this day, was unable to overcome the burden of hitting 1 over par on the South Course on the first day and missed the cut with a total of 2 under par, 142 strokes .Lee Gyeong-hoon, who lost 3 strokes in the South course on this day, also failed to make the cut with a total of 2 over par 슬롯사이트 strokes. Hideki Matsuyama (Japan) enjoyed his first hole-in-one on the PGA Tour at the 8th hole (par 3) of the South Course.