Park Sang-hyun inspecting the putting line
Park Sang-hyun is examining the putting line at the 12th hole in the first round of the
2023 Baeksong Holdings-Asiade CC Busan Open held at Asiad CC in Gijang-gun, Busan on the 26th.
Park Sang-hyun (40) cheerfully took the first step toward winning two consecutive
Korean Professional Golf (KPGA) Korean Tour tournaments.
Sang-Hyun Park hit an eagle and eight birdies without a bogey in the first round of the
Baeksong Holdings-Asiade CC Busan Open held at Busan Asiad Country Club (par 71) on the 26th.
Park Sang-hyun, who recorded 10 under par 61 strokes, took the lead alone, beating
second place Ham Hamm (8 under par 63 strokes) by 2 strokes.
10 under par is also Park Sang-hyun’s personal lowest score based on 18 holes.The
previous record was 8 under par 63 strokes achieved at the Shinhan Donghae Open in
2018 and the DGB Financial Group Open in 2022.
Sang-Hyun Park lifted the trophy after overtime at the Genesis Championship, which
ended on the 15th, and set a record for KPGA’s first career prize money to exceed 5
billion won (5.04 billion won) along with 12 wins.
With three competitions remaining this season, he started this competition, the first
hurdle, at the head of the competition, 카지노사이트랭크 revealing the possibility of
winning the Genesis grand prize and winning the prize money.
Sang-Hyun Park is ranked 4th in Genesis points (4,138.81 points) and 2nd in prize money (654 million won).
Who won the Genesis prize money title in 2018, has yet to receive the grand prize.
This tournament is also the 200th tournament in which he participated, having debuted on the Korean Tour in 2005.
Park Sang-hyun said, “Rather than trying to hit well, I played with a relaxed attitude,”
and added, “I won the Genesis Championship, so I think trusting my instincts and hitting the ball produced good results.”
Regarding the eagle on the 9th hole (par 5), he said, “I hit the tee shot with a driver and
there was about 235m left (to the hole),” and “I thought I could get on the green if the
3-wood hit well in the headwind, but it came really close to the pin. “It stuck,” he recalled.
Following 2nd place Ham Ham, Chan-woo Kim, Sang-hee Lee, and Min-jun Kim tied for 3rd place (7 under par, 64 strokes).
Kim Seong-hyun, who plays on the PGA Tour, finished the first day tied for 14th place (4
under par, 67 strokes) with 7 birdies and 3 bogeys.
Han Seung-soo, who ranked first in the prize money rankings, was tied for 23rd place (3
under par, 68 strokes), and Go Gun-taek, who won three times this season, was tied for
35th place (2 under par, 69 strokes). 고스톱