Seongjae Lim, off to a strong start in the opening round of the PGA Tour 1R 8 under par, tied for 2nd place

 Lim Seong-jae (25), the ‘Young Gun’ of Korean men’s professional golf, energetically opened the first day of the first competition of the 2024 season of the PGA Tour.In the first round of The Sentry, the season opener held at the Plantation Course (par 73) in Kapalua, Hawaii, USA on the 5th (Korean time), Lim Seong-jae lived up to his nickname ‘Buddy Machine’ and made 9 birdies and 1 bogey.Seongjae Lim, who hit 8 under par 65 strokes, was tied for second place, one stroke behind Sahis Sigala (USA, 9 under par 64 strokes).The group of five tied for second place, including Seongjae Lim, included last season’s FedEx Cup playoff champion Victoro Hovland (Norway), former world No. 1 Jason Day (Australia), Colin Morikawa (USA), and Camilo Villegas (Colombia). .

Scotty Scheffler (USA), currently ranked first in the world, was tied for 7th place with 7 under par and 66 strokes.This competition is one of eight signature competitions with a total prize money of $20 million (approximately KRW 25.89 billion) and a winning prize of $3.6 million (KRW 4.66 billion).This tournament, in which 59 players participate, lasts up to 4 rounds without a cut, and 700 points are awarded for winning the FedEx Cup, which is the second most points after a major tournament.Seongjae Lim did not win the 2022-2023 season, but entered the top 50 in the FedEx Cup rankings and participated in the special competition.Seongjae Lim’s driver shot accuracy was low with a fairway landing rate of 47%, but his precise shots with a green hit rate of 89% and the number of putts when hitting 1.56 greens stood out.Lim Seong-jae, who started with a birdie from the 4th hole in the first half, was on the rise in the second half by making 4 consecutive birdies from the 11th to 14th holes.He also made consecutive birdies on the 17th and 18th holes, 토토사이트 ending the first round on a good note.

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