Only Lee Kyung-hoon (32) passed the cut at the major PGA Championship (total prize money of 15 million dollars).
In the second round of the PGA Championship, a major tournament held at Oak Hill Country Club (par 70) in Rochester, New York, on the 20th (Korean time), Lee Kyung-hoon tied 3 birdies and 1 bogey to hit 2 under par 68.
Lee Gyeong-hoon, who recorded an interim total of 1 over par 141, was tied for 19th place. 6 strokes behind the lead group. It is one stroke away from the group tied for 10th place.
Overall, the performance isn’t bad. Overall strokes gained was 4.906, tied for 8th place. The number of strokes gained from tee to green was 2.881, ranking 17th, and the green hit rate was 66.67%.
Lee Kyung-hoon, who caught a birdie on the 11th hole (par 3), made a bogey on the 18th hole (par 4), but managed to bounce back with a birdie on the 1st hole (par 4) in the second half. Continuing his par save, he finished with a birdie on the 9th hole (par 4).
Except for Lee Kyung-hoon, all Korean players who participated in this tournament were eliminated from the cut. The cut standard is 5 over par, but Kim Si-woo (28) lost 3 strokes that day and recorded a mid-point total of 6 over par, 146 strokes, and could not exceed the cut due to one stroke.
Kim Joo-hyung (21) lost 5 strokes with 3 birdies, 6 bogeys and 1 double bogey, and failed to pass the cut as he tied for 98th place with a median total of 8 over par. Yang Yong-eun (51) recorded 11 over par and 151 strokes.메이저놀이터
Lim Seong-jae (25), who returned after winning the Korea Professional Golf (KPGA) Korean Tour Woori Finance Championship held at the Ferrum Club in Yeoju-si, Gyeonggi-do last week, was in the lower ranks. After scoring 80 strokes in the first round, he lost 3 strokes with 2 birdies and 5 bogeys in the 2nd round, recording an intermediate total of 13 over par.
Scotty Scheffler (USA), Cory Connors (Canada), and Viktor Hovlan (Norway) tied for the lead with a 5-under 135. Bryson DeChambeau and Justin Seo (USA) tied for 4th with 3-under 137 strokes, and Brooks Koepka (USA) and Callum Tarron (England) tied for 6th with 2-under 138 strokes.