Instead of the opening game, Vietnam… ‘Two Eagles’ Lee Tae-hee, Asian Tour 1R tied for 2nd place

Lee Tae-hee (39), who chose the Asian Tour instead먹튀검증 of the opening game of the Korean Tour, jumped into the race for the title.

In the first round of the Asian Tour International Series Vietnam (total prize money of 2 million dollars) held at KN Golf Links (par 72) in Vietnam on the 13th, Lee Tae-hee tied 2 eagles, 4 birdies and 1 bogey to complete a 7 under par 65.

Lee Tae-hee, who tied for second place with Honey Baisoya (India), is one stroke behind Bai Zhengkai (China), who is the sole leader. Even with the group tied for 5th place, it is only one stroke away.

Lee Tae-hee won the GS Caltex Maekyung Open held in Korea in 2019 and is recording her first win on the Asian Tour. If he wins this time, he will win his second career.

He said, “Before the competition, the wind was strong, so I only played badly, but today the wind didn’t blow too much.”

On this day, the Korea Professional Golf (KPGA) Korean Tour announced the opening of the 2023 season in Chuncheon, Gangwon-do. However, Lee Tae-hee, Kim Bio (33), Kim Min-gyu (22), Moon Gyeong-jun (41), and Lee Tae-hoon (Canada) chose to participate in the Asian Tour.

Following Lee Tae-hee, Kim Bio, Kim Min-kyu, Jang Yi-geun (30), and Lee Tae-hoon tied for 21st with a 4 under par 68 strokes. Moon Gyeong-jun and Bae Sang-moon (37) tied for 41st with a 3 under par 69 strokes. Kim Young-soo (34), who was the grand prize winner of last year’s Korean Tour and won the prize money, stayed outside the top 100 with a 1-over par.

Round 2 of the International Series Vietnam will be broadcast live on SPOTV Golf & Health from 3:00 pm on the 14th, and can also be viewed on OTT service SPOTV NOW. 

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