‘Bunker Shot Eagle’ Lim Seong-jae “Thanks to the good contact I thought”
Lim Seong-jae (25) played an active role, including bunker shot eagles, and climbed to a tie for 4th place.
Lim Seong-jae scored 1 eagle and 4 birdies in the 3rd round of the PGA Tour Farmers Insurance Open (total prize money of $8.7 million) held at the South Course of Torrey Pines Golf Course (par 72) in San Diego, California on the 28th (Korean time). , tied one bogey and hit a 5-under-par 67.
He moved up to a tie for fourth with an interim total of 7-under-par 209. He is five strokes behind leader Sam Ryder (USA). The fairway landing rate was 57.14% and the green hit rate was 88.89%. His putting strokes gained was 1.525, and the putter also helped him. 스포츠토토
It was refreshing from the start. Im Seong-jae made a 10m birdie putt in hole 1 (par 4) and added a birdie in hole 2 (par 4). Lim Seong-jae, who also caught a birdie on hole 6 (par 5), made up for the bogey he committed on hole 12 (par 4) in the second half with a birdie on hole 13 (par 5).
In the 18th hole (par 5), he showed off a bunker shot eagle. The second shot fell into the bunker around the green. About 10m left to the hall. Im Seong-jae’s third shot came out of the bunker and into the hole.
Lim Seong-jae said, “I was able to easily put my iron shot to a good place as my tee shot went to the fairway a lot. And the pin position was also difficult, so when I needed to do it safely, I played safely, but the strategy I thought of was good.”
Regarding the bunker shot on the 18th hole, he said, “I went to the bunker and the lie was so good that I thought that if I made good contact with the ball, I would get a good spin. I made a good contact and spin was good, so I was able to hit an accurate bunker shot.” raised
Following Kim Joo-hyung (21) last year and Kim Si-woo (28), who won two weeks ago, attention is focused on whether Lim Seong-jae will be able to continue his winning streak. In addition to the lead rider, Lim Seong-jae will compete for the championship with John Rahm (Spain) and Tony Finau (USA), who have recently been fierce.