Is it the nature of team play? “Baby Bear” Im Seong-jae (25, CJ Logistics) maintained the lead for two days in a row at the Zurich Classic (total prize money of $8.6 million) on the PGA Tour, which is played through team play. If you maintain a sense of shot for the remaining two days, you may be aiming for the championship.
In the second round of the Zurich Classic held at TPC Louisiana (par 72, 7425 yards) in Avondale, Louisiana, USA on the 22nd (Korean time), Lim Seong-jae teamed up with Keith Mitchell (USA) to score 5 under par 67 strokes. With an interim total of 15 under par, 129 strokes, he maintained a tie for second place, one stroke behind Wyndham Clark-Bo Hoosler of the United States.메이저놀이터
In the second round, he alternated balls and showed off his fantastic doubles team prowess. Ahead of the game, Lim Seong-jae said, “Mitchell has a good driver and hits far and straight. There will be many opportunities for me to hit iron shots, but it is important to create as many birdie opportunities as possible.” In fact, Im Seong-jae aimed at the target with a high-sensitivity iron shot and caught 7 birdies. If Mitchell’s 6th hole (par 4) tee shot had not fallen into the water, he showed off a performance that could have led him alone.
Im Seong-jae said, “I had a lot of fun playing against Mitchell. Tomorrow, I will play with the best ball, but since I matched my breath in the first round, I will focus on catching a lot of birdies.” He laughed, saying, “I think I’ll be in the top ranks if I do the 1st and 2nd rounds even on the weekend.”
Kim Si-woo and Kim Joo-hyeong, who played together in the Presidents Cup, also reduced their 5 strokes that day to raise their rankings to a tie for 20th place (11 under par, 133 strokes). Noh Seung-yeol, who was tied for 2nd place the previous day, was tied for 11th place as he only reduced one stroke in the second round with Michael Kim, a Korean-American. On the other hand, Ahn Byeong-hun and Kim Seong-hyun hit 5-under-par 67 strokes, rising to a tie for 28th place (10-under par 134 strokes).
Bae Sang-moon and Kang Seong-hoon missed the cut with a total of 7-under-par 137 in the second round as they only scored an even par 72. firstname.lastname@example.org