Kim Joo-hyung, PGA Tour American Express 3R 5th place… 5 strokes from the lead

Kim Joo-hyung (21) will go into the final round with a tie for 5th place by 5 strokes with the leader in the American Express (total prize money of 8 million dollars) of the PGA Tour.

On the 21st (local time), on the third day of the tournament held at the PGA West Stadium Course (par 72, 7187 yards) in La Canta, California, USA, Kim Joo-hyung hit 5 under par 67 with 7 birdies and 2 bogeys. The fourth round starts with a tie for 5th place with a total of 18 under par 198 strokes over the three days. Jon Rahm (Spain) and Davis Thompson (USA) jointly lead Naran with 23 under par and 193 strokes. 스포츠토토

Kim Joo-hyung gained momentum by recording birdies in a row on holes 2, 4, and 6, and faced a crisis with consecutive bogeys on holes 10 and 11. However, he took a breather by making a 3.7m birdie putt on the 12th hole, and also made a birdie on the 13th hole and the last 18th hole. Kim Joo-hyung, who missed the cut for the first time since his PGA debut at the Sony Open last week, increased his chances of making a third top 10 this season. Kim Joo-hyung won the Shriners Children’s Open in October last year, the first tournament of the 2022-2023 PGA Tour, and tied for 5th in the Sentry Tournament of Champions last month. Kim Joo-hyung, who recorded his first win at the Wyndham Championship in August last year, aims to enter the world top 10 (currently ranked 15th in the world) with his 3 career wins this year.

Lim Seong-jae (25) scored 4 under par 68 with 5 birdies and 1 bogey, and tied for ninth with a total of 17 under par 199 over the three days. World No. 2 Scotty Scheffler (USA) is tied for 9th with Lim Seong-jae and others. While Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland), who is ranked number one in the world, is absent, Schaeffler will rise to number one in the world rankings if she finishes in 9th place or higher in this event.

Kim Si-woo (28) is tied for 27th with 13 under par and 203 strokes, and Ahn Byeong-hoon (32) is tied for 36th with 12 under par and 204 strokes. Lee Kyung-hoon (32) missed the cut with a 9-under par of 207, one stroke short.

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