Scotty Scheffler (USA), ranked second in the world golf rankings, tied for the lead with Cory Connors (Canada) and Victor Hovlan (Norway) on the second day of the PGA Championship, the second major tournament this season.
In the second round of the tournament held on the 20th (Korean time) at the Oak Hill Country Club (par 70, 7380 yards) in Rochester, New York, USA, Schaeffler tied 4 birdies and 2 bogeys to hit 2 under par 68, for a median total of 5 under par 135. Recorded.메이저놀이터
Schaeffler, who has participated in 13 tournaments this season and won the WM Phoenix Open and The Players, a special tournament, and is ranked second in prize money, started with a tie for second place and started the round with a birdie on the 1st and 2nd holes, then stagnated with a bogey on the 7th hole. Birdies were added on holes 14 and 15. He lost a stroke on the last hole going to and from the rough.
Connors, who started in a tie for second place, also tied three birdies and one bogey, reducing two strokes to rise to the joint lead. Hovlan added a birdie to the last hole and hit 3 under par to join the leading group.
Bryson Dishambo (USA), a member of LIV, sponsored by Saudi Arabia’s Oil Money, started at the lead, but hit even par, and Korean-American Justin Seo reduced two strokes to tie for fourth place (3 under par).
Brooks Koepka (USA), also a member of Liv, reduced 4 strokes to be tied for 6th place (2 under par) with Callum Taren (England) and Taylor Pendry (Canada).
Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland), who was in a bad mood after being eliminated from the Masters Cut, reduced one stroke to rank 10th with Lee Min-woo (Australia) and others who hit 3 under par.
Lee Gyeong-hoon [Photo = Getty Image Korea]
Among Korean players, Lee Kyung-hoon (32) reduced 2 strokes with 3 birdies and 1 bogey to record a tie for 19th place (1 over par) with Patrick Cantlay and Dustin Johnson (above USA) who went to Livro.
Kim Si-hwan (USA), who is active in Liv Golf, hit 2 under par and tied for 35th place (3 over par) with Patrick Reed (USA), also of Liv. World golf ranking No. 1 John Rahm (Spain), who won the Masters, reduced two strokes to finish tied with Liv Golf’s Cameron Smith (Australia) for 48th place (4 over par).
Defending champion Justin Thomas (USA) lost 3 strokes and narrowly passed the cut with a tie for 59th place (5 over par). Up to 76 players who recorded a total of 5 over par on both days will join the moving day.
Kim Si-woo, who played as a Korean player, missed the cut by one stroke with a 6-over par, Kim Joo-hyung with an 8-over par (tied for 98th place), and Yang Yong with an 11-over par (tied for 122nd place). Lim Seong-jae, who came to the venue after winning the tournament held in Korea, finished tied for 135th with a 13-over par and 153 strokes.