Will Hoblan wash away the regrets of the Masters… 7 under par on the first day of the RBC Heritage?

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Viktor Hovlan (Norway) seized the opportunity to wash away the disappointment of the Masters by driving a 7-under-par 65 on the first day of the RBC Heritage (total prize money of 20 million dollars), a special event on the PGA Tour.

In the first round of the tournament held on the 14th (Korean time) at Harbor Town Golf Links (par 71) in Hilton Head, South Carolina, USA, Hoblan picked out 7 birdies without bogey and recorded 7 under par 65 strokes. While the match was suspended due to bad weather, Hoblan finished the match with a one-stroke lead over Brian Harman (USA).

At the Masters held last week, Hoblan hit a 7-under-par 65 on the first day and tied for the lead with John Rahm (Spain) and Brooks Koepka (USA), inflating his dream of winning his first major championship. However, Hobulan, who lost at-bats from the second day, was satisfied with a tie for 6th place with a final total of 6 under par 282 strokes.

Hovlan, who had not made it to the top 10 in the Masters three times, entered the top 10 for the first time in this tournament and succeeded in securing a ticket for next year. did.

In this tournament, he swung a strong blow on the first day again, creating a foothold to wash away the disappointment of the Masters.

Until last year, many of the top ranked players who finished the Masters went home and took a break. As I was concentrating on the major tournaments, I was physically and mentally exhausted compared to regular tournaments, so I prepared the next schedule after a break.

This year, there are many players who participated in this tournament without a break even after finishing the Masters. Seven of the top 10 players in the world rankings and 28 of the top 30 players in FedEx Cup points, including John Rahm wearing a green jacket, Hovlan, Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas, and Zander Shopley all participated.

This is because the size of the competition has increased. This tournament is a special tournament designated by the PGA Tour, and the prize money has increased by 20 million dollars from last year’s 8 million dollars. The prize money is $3.6 million, and if you win, you can claim more money than the previous Masters. The total prize money of the Masters was 18 million dollars and the winning prize was 3.24 million dollars.

On the first day when Hoblan was suspended due to bad weather, he reduced 7 strokes, finished the game first, and was able to prepare for the next round comfortably.

Hoblan picked up his first win at the 2020 Puerto Rico Open, the 2020 Maya Coba Golf Classic and last year’s World Wide Technologies Championship, where he has three victories.

Masters champion Rahm dropped out after just five holes on the first day. He only picked out 1 birdie on 5 holes.

Among Korean players, Kim Si-woo (28) finished the first round with a 1-under 70, while Kim Joo-hyung (21) and Lim Seong-jae (25) played 9th and 6th holes,카지노사이트 respectively, recording 1 under par.

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