Kim Joo-hyeong (21, Nike Golf) maintained second place through the third round at the Genesis Scottish Open (total prize money of $9 million), a jointly hosted PGA Tour and DP World Tour. did.
In the 3rd round of the tournament held at The Renaissance Club (par 70) in North Berwick, Scotland on the 15th (local time), Kim Joo-hyung caught 3 birdies without bogey and recorded 3 under par 67 strokes.
Kim Joo-hyung, who recorded an interim total of 12 under par and 198 strokes, became sole second place, one stroke behind leader Rory McIlroy (13 under par, 197 strokes). It maintained its ranking from a tie for second place the previous day.
Kim Joo-hyung, who finished third in this competition last year, is looking to win this year as well, continuing the good memories of this competition.
In particular, Kim Joo-hyung has been sluggish since 토토사이트the Wells Fargo Championship in May, missing 3 cuts out of the last 7 tournaments. In this tournament, we expect a reversal of the atmosphere and a first win in about 9 months since the Shriners Children’s Open in October last year.
Kim Joo-hyung caught the first birdie in the 3rd hole (par 5) and added a birdie in the 6th hole (par 3). Kim Joo-hyung, who reduced one more stroke on the 10th hole (par 5), the first hole of the second half, recorded all his remaining holes as pars and maintained his ranking.
Joohyung Kim will start the 4th round with McIlroy and Tommy Fleetwood (England) as ‘Champion Group’ at 4:57 pm on the 16th in Korea time.
World No. 3 McIlroy held the lead for the second day.
McIlroy, who added 3 under par in the 3rd round, maintained a gap with Kim Joo-hyung in second place with an interim total of 13 under par and 197 strokes.
Like Kim Joo-hyung, McIlroy, who last won the CJ Cup in October last year, is aiming for his 24th PGA Tour and 16th DP World Tour championship in this tournament.
Fleetwood, a strong player in Europe, cut a whopping 7 under par that day, raised the ranking from 29th the previous day to a tie for 3rd, and joined the championship group.
Brian Harmon (USA) is tied for third with the same number of strokes as Fleetwood.
Ahn Byeong-hun (32, CJ Logistics), who maintained a sole lead in the first round and a tie for second place until the second round, only added one under par that day and tied for fifth place with an interim total of 10 under par and 200 strokes.
However, the possibility of a come-from-behind victory on the last day by 3 strokes with the leader McIlroy remains.
Ahn Byeong-hoon will play the fourth round at 4:35 p.m.
In addition, Lee Gyeong-hoon (32, CJ Logistics) tied for 39th with a 5 under par 205 strokes.