Park Sang-hyun, a veteran of the Korea Professional Golf (KPGA) Tour, continued to compete for the lead in the Korea Championship (total prize money of 2 million dollars) co-hosted by the DP World Tour (formerly the European Tour) and the KPGA Tour.
In the third round of the tournament held at Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea (par 72) in Incheon on the 29th, Park Sang-hyun lost a stroke with 3 birdies and 4 bogeys while playing 14 holes. On this day, the game was suspended for about 2 hours on two occasions due to fog and restarted. Six players postponed the third round until sunset until the next day, and Park Sang-hyun ranked third with an intermediate score of 7 under par.
The co-leader was Robert McIntyre (Scotland), who finished the second round with 8 under par, and Pablo Larazabal (Spain), who left two holes.
This year’s Korea Championship is the DP World Tour event held in Korea for the first time in 10 years since the 2013 Ballantine’s Championship.
Park Sang-hyun’s personal best was 3rd place at the 2011 Valentine’s Championship held in Korea on the DP World Tour, a European tour. In this tournament, he tied for 2nd in the first round and tied for the lead in the 2nd round. done.
Park Sang-hyun, who has a total of 11 wins on the KPGA Korean Tour, is also challenging to win the Korean Tour for the first time in a year since the DB Insurance Promy Open in April of last year.
Even after the game resumed, Park Sang-hyun, who saved the number of strokes by exchanging 2 birdies and 2 bogeys in the first half in a difficult environment with strong winds, only bogeyed on the 11th hole (par 4) and 13th hole (par 3) in the second half. However, he rebounded with a birdie on the 14th hole (par 4) and promised the next day on the 15th hole (par 5) fairway.크크크벳
Scott Jamieson (Scotland), who completed the second round, chased the lead by one stroke with 7 under par, and three others, including Adrian Meronk (Poland), were tied for 5th place (6 under par).
Kang Gyeong-nam, Hwang Jung-gon, and Cho Min-gyu tied for 8th place with a 5-under par, and Bae Sang-moon reduced two strokes that day to jump to a tie for 14th place (4-under par). Bio Kim and Eun-shin Park finished the third round with a tie for 17th place (3 under par), and Jung-hoon Wang, who won 3 times on the DP World Tour, finished the third round with a tie for 37th place (1 under par).