Shin Yong-gu, the sole leader in the International Series Oman 1R… Gyeongjun Moon tied for 5th place

Shin Yong-gu, a Korean Canadian, took the lead from the first day in the Asian Tour International Series Oman (total prize money of 2 million dollars).

In the first round of the Asian Tour International Series in Oman held at the Almaz Golf Course (par 72) in Muscat, Oman on the 9th (Korean time), Shin Yong-koo made 6 birdies without a bogey and took the lead by one stroke alone.

Shin Yong-koo, who started in the first group from hole 1, caught the first birdie on hole 4 (par 4) and rode the flow with birdies on three consecutive holes until hole 6 (par 4). After catching a birdie on hole 8 (par 3), he finished the round with birdies on holes 10 (par 4) and 15 (par 4) in the second half.

Shin Yong-gu said, “I was lucky because메이저사이트 the first half hole conditions were pretty good. I recorded 4 under par in the first half, but the wind blew in the second half and it was difficult.” I spent it in Korea and Canada. The condition of the course is very good and luckily the play is going well.”

Shin Yong-koo, who won the Woosung Construction Open last year, is paying attention to whether he can reach the top of the Asian Tour this year.

Moon Gyeong-jun (41) tied for 5th with a 3-under 69, with 5 birdies and 2 bogeys. It was painful to see consecutive bogies on the 15th and 16th holes, but finished the first round smoothly by finishing in the top 5.

Seo Yo-seop (28) tied for ninth with a 2-under-par 70 stroke, and Kim Si-hwan, a Korean-American, stood shoulder to shoulder with a 2-under par. Bio Kim (33), who missed the cut at the PIF Saudi International last week, tied for 21st with 1 under par and 71 strokes, and Min-gyu Kim (22) tied for 29th with an even par.

The International Series is the capital of Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund (PIF) and serves as a ‘door to LIV golf’. Scott Vincent (Zimbabwe), who won the International Series prize money last year, has entered LIV Golf.

Therefore, a large number of LIV golf players participated in this tournament. LIV golfer Sergio Garcia (Spain) and Sadom Kaew Kanchana (Thailand), who has recently been attracting attention in the Asian Tour, tied for second place with a 5 under par 67 strokes. 

Vincent and Mito Ferreira (Chile), who will join LIV Golf this year, tied for ninth with a 2-under 70, while Joaquin Niemann (Chile) and Peter Ulain (USA) tied for 29th with even par with Minkyu Kim. Brooks Koepka (USA), a big name among the players participating in this tournament, finished tied for 62nd with a 2-over par.

Last year’s International Series Korea winner Ok Tae-hun (25) and Lee Tae-hoon (Canada) withdrew during the match.

Round 2 of the International Series Oman will be broadcast live on SPOTV Golf & Health from 6:30 pm on the 10th, and can also be viewed on OTT service SPOTV NOW.

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