Tied for 34th in round 2, tied for 16th in round 3, and tied for 7th in the final round.
Im Seong-jae showed his back and succeeded in entering the top 10 for the 5th time of the season.
On the 17th (Korean time), the American Professional Golf (PGA) Tour ‘Special Tournament’ RBC Heritage (total prize money 20 million dollars, 26.14 billion won) held at Harbor Town Golf Links (par 71) in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, USA 4 In the round, he reduced 4 strokes with 5 birdies and 1 bogey. With a final total of 13 under par and 271 strokes, he was tied for 7th place with Brian Harman (USA).
After recording the first top 10 of the season at the Shriners Children’s Open (7th place) in October last year, the Farmers Insurance Open (tied for 4th place) in January this year, the Phoenix Open (tied for 6th place) in February, and the Players Championship (tied for 6th place) in March this year. It is the fifth top 10 entry in the 2022-2023 season following 6th place).
Im Seong-jae, who started off fresh with an 11m birdie putt on the 1st (par 4) hole, gained momentum by sweeping only 5 birdies in the first half. After that, he continued par for 7 holes in a row and recorded the only bogey on the day at hole 18 (par 4).
The championship was won by 2022 US Open champion Matt Fitzpatrick (England). With a total of 17 under par 267 strokes, he tied with “defending champion” Jordan Spieth (USA), and after a close match that went to the 3rd overtime, he reported his 2nd win on the PGA Tour and won 3.6 million dollars (4.7 billion won) in prize money.
Following the 1st overtime at the 18th hole, the 2nd playoff at the 17th (par 3) hole did not distinguish the winner, but again in the 3rd overtime at the 18th hole, the second shot was placed right next to the hole cup, leading to a tap-in birdie. , and passed Spieth, who failed to birdie. Spieth, who reached the top after an extra game last year, challenged to win the playoffs for two consecutive years, but failed.
Patrick Cantley and Zander Chopley (above) were ranked 3rd at 16 under par and 4th at 15 under par, respectively, and World No. 1 Yon Lam (Spain), who won the Masters in a major tournament last week, tied for 15th at 11 under par.
Lee Gyeong-hoon,메이저놀이터 who reduced 2 strokes with 4 birdies and 2 bogeys, finished the tournament with a tie for 41st place at 6 under par.