Kim Joo-hyung shot a 3-under 67 with six birdies and three bogeys in the first round of the tournament held at East Lake GC (par 70) in Atlanta, Georgia on the 25th 사설토토 Kim Joo-hyung, who earned a two-under-par bonus stroke with 16th place in the FedEx Cup rankings, tied for 14th with a five-under-par score, adding a first-round score.
It is five strokes behind co-leaders Colin Morikawa, Keegan Bradley of the U.S., and Viktor Hovlan of Norway. Kim Joo-hyung, who participated in the Tour Championship for the first time this season, failed to narrow the number of strokes by alternately recording three birdies and three bogeys in the first nine holes.
However, he raised his ranking by catching only three birdies in nine holes in the second half. Kim Si-woo couldn’t reduce his number of strokes with four birdies and four bogeys, so he tied for 22nd 2 under par with a total even par. Im Sung-jae recorded three birdies and four bogeys, losing one stroke and staying tied for 26th 1 under par.
Morikawa, who tied for the lead, shot a 9-under 61 with one eagle and seven birdies without a bogey. Morikawa, who won a one-under-par bonus stroke, recorded a total of 10 under-par. Morikawa, who has not won since the Open Championship in July 2021, will challenge for six career wins in the Tour Championship.
Bradley had seven birdies without a bogey, and Hovlan, ranked second in the FedEx Cup, cut two shots to take the lead with a total of 10 under par.Scotty Schaeffler of the U.S., who had one hour in the FedEx Cup rankings, started with a 10-under-par bonus score, but lost one stroke and fell to fourth place 9-under-par. Adam Shank and Russell Henry USA tied for fifth (8 under par), while Rory McIlroy Northern Ireland and Jon Rahm Spain tied for seventh.