Lim Seong-jae (25) started at the top of the first day of the PGA Tour WM Phoenix Open. After the middle of the year, he gained strength and spent his first day without difficulty.
In the first round of the tournament held at TPC Scottsdale (par 71) in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA on the 10th (Korean time), Lim Seong-jae scored 1 under par with 1 eagle, 3 birdies and 4 bogeys, and was tied for 19th place. With 68 out of 134 players unable to complete the game due to sunset in the first round, Lim Seong-jae completed all 18 holes and tied for 19 by 4 strokes behind Nick Taylor (Canada) and Adam Hedwin (Canada, 5 under par)스포츠토토. climbed on top Taylor and Hedwin also finished the first day with a joint lead after completing all 18 holes.
Im Seong-jae started with a birdie on the first hole, but had difficulties bogeying holes 7, 8, and 10. However, he picked up steam after the midterm. He succeeded in two-on on the 15th hole (par 5), put an eagle putt and reduced two strokes at once, and then made a clean birdie in the ‘Colosseum’ hole, the 16th hole (par 3), cheering the galleries. After adding a birdie on the 17th hole (par 4), he finished his first day with a bogey on the 18th hole (par 4).
Kim Joo-hyung (21) and Kim Si-woo (28) were even par, tied for 38th place. Kim Joo-hyung played up to the 12th hole and Kim Si-woo, who started at the 10th hole, played the game up to the 1st hole. Lee Gyeong-hoon (32), who finished runner-up in this competition in 2021, started hard with a 2-over par on the first day. Scotty Scheffler (USA), the ‘defending champion’ of this tournament, played up to the 11th hole and scored 1 under par, and world No. 1 Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland) played the entire first round, sluggish with 2 birdies and 4 bogeys to 2 over par. did. JTBC Golf will broadcast the second round of this tournament live from midnight on the 11th.