‘PGA box office card’ Kim Joo-hyung wrote a tie record for the least hits in 9 holes at the US Open (total prize money of 20 million dollars), the third major tournament of the 2022/2023 season of the American Professional Golf (PGA) Tour.
On the 17th (local time), Joo-hyung Kim swept 6 birdies메이저사이트 without bogey in 9 holes in the 3rd round of the tournament, which continued at the Los Angeles Country Club Book Course (par 70, 7423 yards), California, USA, and recorded 6 under par 29 strokes. . In the 123-year-old U.S. Open, he tied the record for the lowest score in 9 holes for the 5th time in history. Neil Lancaster (USA) in 1995 and 1996, Vijay Singh (Fiji) in 2003, and Louis Oosthizen (South Africa) in 2015 have hit 29 strokes.
Kim Joo-hyung made a splash with a birdie on the 1st hole (par 5) and a birdie on the 3rd and 4th holes in a row. He reduced one stroke again in the 6th hole (par 4) and then added consecutive birdies in the 8th and 9th holes, becoming the protagonist of the tie record for the least stroke. Kim Joo-hyung made a birdie on the 10th hole (par 4) and put his name on the top of the leaderboard, but it was regrettable that he poured out 3 bogeys on the 13th, 15th, and 16th holes. Kim Joo-hyung hit 4-under-par 66 that day, recording a median total of 3-under-par 207. Depending on the results on the final day, it is possible to enter the ‘Top 10’.
Joohyung Kim is the ‘rising star’ of the PGA Tour. He became the youngest player on the PGA Tour to win two victories (20 years and 3 months) at the Wyndham Championship in August of last year and the Shriners Children’s Open in October. He is attracting attention from the world golf world with his fluent English skills and fighting play. The spotlight was pouring in as it signed a contract with Nike, which sponsors ‘Golf Emperor’ Tiger Woods (USA) and Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland).
Kim Joo-hyung also showed off his outstanding skills at the Presidents Cup, an international men’s golf competition excluding the United States and Europe last September. On the third day, he paired up with Lee Gyeong-hoon in the morning foursome and Kim Si-woo in the afternoon four-ball, and harvested two consecutive victories. In particular, he became the best star by succeeding in two consecutive eagle games. Kim Joo-hyung became a news maker by blowing a ‘mud shot’ at the PGA Championship, a major tournament last month.