Show off your class! Lim Seong-jae, who overturned 5 strokes, achieved 2 wins on the Korean Tour
Lim Seong-jae (25, CJ Logistics), who has won two wins on the American Professional Golf (PGA) tour, also showed off the ‘class’ worthy of Korea’s representative runner.
Lim Seong-jae wrote down 1 eagle, 4 birdies and 2 bogeys in the 4th round of the Korea Professional Golf (KPGA) Korean Tour’Woori Finance Championship (total prize money of 1.5 billion won)’ held at the Ferrum Club (par 72) in Yeoju-si, Gyeonggi-do on the 14th. reduced by 4 strokes. He beat Lee Jun-seok (Australia), who recorded 9 under par with a total of 10 under par, 278 strokes, by one stroke and won the championship prize of 300 million won.
Lim Seong-jae, who entered the 4th round with a tie for 6th place at 6 under par, 5 strokes behind leader Choi Jin-ho (11 under par), lost 1 stroke with 1 birdie and 2 bogeys in the first half, but pursued fiercely in the second half.
Im Seong-jae, who made a 2m birdie putt on the 11th (par 4) hole, succeeded in making a 3m eagle putt on the 12th (par 5) hole, saving 2 strokes. Lim Seong-jae, who showed off his superpower by catching a birdie in the 13th hole (par 4) and reducing 5 strokes in 3 holes, rose to the lead with Lee Jun-seok of the same group at 9 under par.
In the last 18th (par 5) hole, the temperament of a matchmaker was revealed. Im Seong-jae put his second shot into the bunker and was at a disadvantage. Lee Jun-seok, who was overwhelmed by Lim Seong-jae’s terrifying game, missed a shorter birdie putt, and Lim Seong-jae’s victory was confirmed.
Following a come-from-behind victory by 7 strokes at the Genesis Championship in October 2019, this time overturned by 5 strokes and harvested the second win in the Korean Tour career.스포츠토토
Im Seong-jae said at the press conference after the game, “It was difficult to adapt to the jet lag from the first day. Enduring with mental strength for four days brought the hope of winning,” and said, “I am happy to be able to win.”
Lim Seong-jae, who gave up participating just before the first round after being infected with Corona 19 ahead of participating in the tournament hosted by Woori Financial Group, a sponsor last year, said, “It felt good to meet domestic fans after 3 years and 7 months. I plan to leave tomorrow, but I want to get good results at the PGA Championship with the energy of winning the Woori Finance Championship.”
Im Seong-jae, who is ahead of the Asian Games, said, “The Asian Games are a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. There are 2 pros and 2 amateurs participating, and I think the breathing of the 4 is the most important. He also expressed his wish, saying, “I really want to win a gold medal in the team event.”