Kim Si-woo ranked fourth in the second round of the AT&T Byron Nelson (total prize money of $9.5 million) on the PGA Tour.
Kim Si-woo hit 5 under par 66 with 6 birdies and 1 bogey in the second round of the second day of the tournament held at TPC Craig Ranch (par 71, 7,414 yards) in McKinney, Texas on the 13th (Korean time).
Kim Si-woo, who recorded a total of 11 under par and 131 strokes on two days, turned around the halfway point of the tournament with a solo 4th place, 3 strokes behind leader Scotty Scheffler (USA).
Kim Si-woo, who won the Sony Open in January this year, is looking forward to winning 5 tours in total.
Kim Si-woo, who was tied for 10th place at 6 under par in the first round, started the game on the 10th hole (par 4) that day, got a birdie from the first hole, and got off to a refreshing start.
Kim Si-woo reduced 2 strokes in 9 holes in the first half, and in the second half, he also connected a chip shot about 8m away with a birdie around the green of hole 6 (par 4).
In an interview after the game, Kim Si-woo said, “I feel comfortable because I played well in the first and second rounds.”
“The second shot of the 8th hole (par 4) with a birdie at the 1m hole was the factor that was able to continue the good flow until the end,” he said. “It is a course with a lot of birdies, but I will play the remaining two days while adjusting the strength “he said.안전놀이터
Ryan Palmer (USA) and Mackenzie Hughes (Canada) tied for second place with 13 under par and 129 strokes, chasing single leader Schaeffler by one stroke.
A large number of Korean players, except Kim Si-woo, also made their names in the top ranks.
Ahn Byeong-hun, Kim Seong-hyeon, Bae Sang-moon, Noh Seung-yeol, and Kang Seong-hoon recorded 134 strokes at 8 under par, tied for 14th place.
Noh Seung-yeol shot an 11-under 60 in the first round and rose to first place alone, but lost three strokes that day and fell to a tie for 14th.
Sunghoon Kang is the winner of this competition in 2019.
Lee Gyeong-hoon, who won this tournament in 2021 and 2022, passed the cut with a 4 under par 138 strokes and a tie for 65th place and rode the last train.
However, it is not an easy position to achieve 3 consecutive victories in the tournament because there is a difference of 10 strokes from the leading Schaeffler.
Kim Joo-hyung advanced to the third round with a 5-under par of 137 strokes and a tie for 48th place, and all eight Korean players in the tournament passed the cut.
Nine Korean players, including conditional seeds, are active on the PGA Tour this season.