‘New groom’ Kim Si-woo (28, CJ Logistics) fired a spark toward a total of 4 wins on the American Professional Golf (PGA) tour.

In the 3rd round of the PGA Tour Sony Open held at Waiale CC (par 70) in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA on the 15th (Korean time), Kim Si-woo blocked the bogey with 1 and swept 7 to hit 6 under par 64 strokes. Kim Si-woo, who recorded a total of 12 under par and 198 strokes on three days, was tied for 5th place. It is three strokes away from Hayden Berkeley (USA), 메이저놀이터 who reduced 6 strokes to become the sole leader (intermediate total 15 under par) that day.

The decisive driving force for the rebound in the ranking from a tie for 16th to a tie for 5th was the feeling of the peak shot. Despite the difficult course setting that requires accurate shots rather than long shots, he improved his driver shot accuracy and iron shot green hit rate to 71.43% and 83.33%, respectively. The average number of putts per hole was 1.6, which was not bad.

Siwoo Kim passed the PGA Tour Qualifying School in 2012 at the age of 17, the youngest. However, he was bound by the regulation that ‘only people over the age of 18 can become PGA Tour members’, and he was able to start PGA Tour activities in earnest in 2016 after going through the Web.com Tour.

After winning his first PGA Tour victory at the Wyndham Championship, the last tournament of the regular tour in 2016, Kim Si-woo once again imprinted his presence by winning the Players Championship, called the ‘fifth major tournament’ in 2017. And four years after that, in February 2021, he won his third career victory at American Express.

In December of last year, she married Oh Ji-hyun (27), who is active on the Korean Women’s Professional Golf (KLPGA) tour, after dating. The Sony Open is the first tournament she has competed in since her marriage. Kim Si-woo, who received support from his wife in the field, said, “I’ve been to Hawaii since last week, so it doesn’t feel like I’ve come to the competition, and outside the course, I feel like I’m on a honeymoon, so I don’t feel a little pressure.” ”he said.

Kim Seong-hyeon (24, Shinhan Financial Group), who won the Korn Ferry Tour Rookie of the Year last year and entered the regular tour this season, tied for 9th (10 under par), while Lee Gyeong-hoon (32) and An Byeong-hoon (32, CJ Logistics) each scored 5 strokes. and 4 strokes each, raising the ranking to a tie for 16th place (9 under par).

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