Kim Joo-hyung who became ‘mud-covered’… First Day of the Major PGA Championship
Kim Joo-hyung, who fell into mud on the first day of the PGA Championship, a major tournament, drew attention.
In the first round of the tournament held at Oak Hill Country Club (par 70) in Rochester, New York, USA on the 19th (Korean time), Kim Joo-hyung tied for 63rd with a 3 over par 73.
It was the 6th hole (par 4) that became a hot topic amidst the sluggishness.
The tee shot went to the right and fell into the mud, and Kim Joo-hyung had to go in and find the ball at the cost of a penalty.
But in the end he couldn’t find the ball, and with the help of his caddy, Joe Skovrun, he managed to get out of the mud.메이저사이트
Kim Joo-hyung was covered in mud from his waist to his toes and had to wash his arms and legs in the nearby running water. Then he continued the game, wiping his hands and feet with a white towel.
In the messy 6th hole, Kim Joo-hyung recorded a bogey play.
Multiple local media outlets, including PGA.com, reported interest in Kim Joo-hyung’s mud fighting spirit.
After the game, Kim Joo-hyung said, “It’s a major tournament, so I tried to do my best every moment,” and “I couldn’t find the ball in the mud, but it was a good experience.”
Kim Joo-hyung, who won two wins on the PGA Tour last year, tied for 16th at the Masters this year.