Ahn Byung-hun, PGA Pebble Beach Pro-Am 2R tied for 22nd place… lead and 4 strokes
Reporter Kwon Hyeok-joon = Ahn Byung-hun (32, CJ Logistics) greatly improved the ranking in the second round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am (total prize money of 9 million dollars) of the PGA Tour.
On the second day of the tournament held on the 4th (Korean time) at the Pebble Beach Course (par 72, 7041 yards) in Pebble Beach, California, USA, Ahn Byeong-hoon tied 5 birdies and 2 bogeys and recorded 3 under par 69 strokes.
Ahn Byeong-hun, who recorded an interim total of 5 under par 138, tied for 22nd with Harry Hall (England) and Grayson Sieg (USA). It is a ranking that has risen 25 places from the previous day’s tie for 47th.
He is four strokes behind Kurt Kitayama (USA, 9 under par, 134 strokes), who marked the sole lead until that day.
Ahn Byeong-hoon, who obtained the PGA Tour seed right through the second division last season, recorded a ‘Top 10’ once in 11 tournaments this season. In this tournament, he will be able to aim for a leap to the top ranks in the remaining games.
Ahn Byeong-hoon caught the first birdie on the 2nd hole (par 5) in the first half and then recorded a bogey on the 4th hole (par 4). Afterwards, he cut another stroke in the 6th hole (par 5) to finish the first half with 1 under par.
Ahn Byeong-hoon, who recorded a bogey at the first hole of the second half, hole 10 (par 4), showed his potential at the last minute by catching a ‘stepping bridge birdie’ in holes 14 (par 5), 16 (par 4), and 18 (par 5) and climbed the rankings. Raised.
Kang Seong-hoon (36) also played an active role. Kang Seong-hoon, who played the game at Spyglass (par 72, 7041 yards), added 1 under par by tying 5 birdies and 4 bogies that day.
Kang Seong-hoon, who scored a 3-under 141 in the interim total, raised his ranking from a tie for 47th the previous day to a tie for 35th.
Kang won his only championship at AT&T Byron Nelson in 2019, but lost his tour card at the end of last season after failing to keep up his momentum. On the PGA Tour, players can participate only in tournaments that have secured the right to participate through Monday qualifying rounds.
Kitayama added 2 under par on the day and rose from 2nd place the previous day to the sole lead. Kitayama won two wins on the DP World Tour (European Tour), but has never recorded a win on the PGA Tour.
Hank Levioda (USA), who took the lead in the first round, stopped at even par that day and tied for second place with an interim total of 8 under par. Keith Mitchell, Brandon Wu, and Joseph Bramlett (US) were also in the joint second place group. 메이저사이트
Victor Hoblan (Norway), ranked 11th in the world, added 4 under par on the day and tied for 12th place with an interim total of 6 under par and 137 strokes.
Noh Seung-yeol (32, Zibent) tied for 57th with an interim total of 1 under par and 143 strokes, and Kim Seong-hyun (25, Shinhan Financial Group) tied for 76th with an even par of 143 strokes.