Park Sang-hyun (Dong-A Pharmaceuticals) took the lead in the second round at the Korea Professional Golf (KPGA) Korean Tour and DP World Tour co-hosted event held in 10 years.
Park Sang-hyun shot 8 under par 136 in the second round of the Korea Championship Presented by Genesis (total prize money 2 million dollars, championship prize money 340,000 dollars) held at Jack Nicklaus GCK Urban, Links Course (par 72) in Songdo, Incheon on the 28th.
Park Sang-hyun, who tied for second place with a 5-under-par 67 in the first round on the 27th, took the lead on the day, aiming for the win.
Park Sang-hyun committed one bogey, but caught four birdies. Park Sang-hyun tied for the lead with Yannick Paul (Germany), who recorded 8 under par. Antoine Rosner (France), who took the lead in the first round, tied for second place with a 7-under 137 strokes.
Park Sang-hyun said, “It’s unfortunate that I couldn’t reduce the number of at-bats in the second half hole, but I scored in the 60s two days in a row and I was satisfied with the birdie on the last hole.” I think I was able to continue the flow.”크크크벳
Park Sang-hyun, who tied for the lead with a birdie on the 18th hole, said, “My tee shot landed on the left semi-rough, but I tried a two-on because it was in a good position, but the ball fell into a divot. could,” he explained.
He continued, “I thought to put it on the green only safely. It was about 8m left.
When rain was predicted on the 29th, he said he would not be greedy and focus more.
Park Sang-hyun said, “European players often play in bad weather conditions compared to Korean players. So I don’t think I will have an advantage. If it rains a lot, I will focus on maintaining the lead. I will empty it and play,” he stressed.
Park Sang-hyun, who has won a total of 13 wins (11 wins in Korea, 2 wins in Japan tour), is running first in Korea with a total prize money of 4,456.57 million won.
Yannick Paul, who was co-leader, said, “The pin positions in all holes were really difficult. The temperature was warmer than I thought, but it was difficult to approach because of the pin positions.” “It’s not too late. A lot can happen. I’ll try to hit a good shot.”
Byun Jin-jae (Woosung Construction) was tied for 11th with a 5 under par, 139 strokes, and Bae Sang-moon (Kiwoom Securities) tied for 32nd with a 2 under par, 142 strokes.
Byun Jin-jae said, “The weather was much better than yesterday, and there was not much wind. The feel of the iron shot was better than yesterday. I sent the ball well to the desired attack point and got good results.” If the weather is bad, it will be difficult for all players. I will try to stay focused and get into the top 10.”
Bae Sang-moon said, “The weather was the best this week. As much as the weather was good, I was ahead of my heart, but my performance did not keep up with my expectations. It is regrettable that I did not catch many birdies, but I will be able to continue well on the weekend.” I think it’s good news. I want to do well until the moving day and the final round by preparing shots in the midst of wind and rain.”