Lee Kyung-hoon, PGA career 3-win challenge… Wells Fargo Championship’s first day ‘tied for second place’
Lee Kyung-hoon (32) took the first step toward winning three career victories on the American Professional Golf (PGA) Tour.
Lee Kyung-hoon hit 6 birdies and 1 bogey on the first day of the PGA Tour Wells Fargo Championship (total prize money of 20 million dollars) held at the Quail Hollow Club (par 71) in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA on the 5th (Korean time). .
Recording a 5-under-par 66, Lee Kyung-hoon tied for second place with Kevin Strillman, Taylor Moore, Zander Chopley, and Ryan Palmer (both from the US). He is one stroke behind leader Tommy Fleetwood (England).
Lee Kyung-hoon, who achieved two consecutive victories at AT&T Byron Nelson in 2021 and last year, will challenge his 3rd PGA win through this tournament. Coincidentally, both of the previous competitions were won in May.
Lee Kyung-hoon seemed to be slowing down by recording a bogey in hole 2 (par 4), but gained momentum by making three consecutive birdies in holes 5 to 7.
After that, he successfully finished the first round of the tournament by making birdies on holes 10, 13, and 17.토토사이트
Kim Joo-hyung (21) also caught 4 birdies without a bogey and tied for 7th place on the first day of the tournament with a 4 under par 67 strokes.
Kim Si-woo (28) tied for 16th with a 3 under par 68, and Lim Seong-jae (25) tied for 29th with a 2 under par 69.