Seo Yo-seop (27) held the lead in the 3rd round of the Korea Professional Golf (KPGA) Korean Tour Opening DB Insurance Promy Open (total prize money 700 million won, championship prize money 140 million won), keeping the lead in all rounds We came close to winning the Wire to Wire, which holds first place in the .
In the 3rd round of the tournament held on the 15th at the Old Course (par 72) of Chuncheon Ravievelle CC in Gangwon, Seo Yo-seop scored 4 under par, recording an intermediate total of 14 under par and 202 strokes, leading alone.
Seo Yo-seop maintained the lead after a flawless game that day, catching only 4 birdies without a bogey. Seo Yo-seop kept the first place from the 1st to 3rd rounds, leaving open the possibility of winning the wire-to-wire.
With this, Yoseob Seo will challenge himself to win his second wire-to-wire championship. He maintained first place in every round at the LX Championship last year and won with a final total of 22 under par.
In addition, Seo Yo-seop is aiming to win the tournament hosted by DB Insurance, the main sponsor.
Even after winning two wins last year, Seo Yo-seop did not receive the Genesis Grand Prize, which gave him the right to advance overseas.
Seo Yo-seop won two consecutive victories at the Bodyfriend Phantom Robo Gunsan CC Open and LX Championship last year. He was ranked 1st in Genesis points until the Golfzon-Toray Open, the tournament immediately before the final, and was likely to win the Genesis Grand Prize for the first time in his life. The season ended on top.
In an interview after the match, Seo Yo-seop said, “I had a bit of a hard time controlling my body temperature because I played in the rain from the first hole.” I fell off the road and succeeded in making a par save. After that, the atmosphere changed and I caught the first birdie on the 11th hole (par 5). After that, I rode a good flow. I am satisfied with the reduction of 4 strokes.”
He said, “As far as I’ve come, my goal is to win. I will forget the results of the three days.”
Ko Gun-taek (Daebo Engineering & Construction) is in second place with a 13-under par, one stroke behind. The joint third place is Park Sang-hyun (Dong-A Pharmaceutical) and Bae Yong-joon (CJ), who recorded 12 under par.
Defending champion Park Sang-hyun, who won the tournament by 5 strokes last year, said in an interview after the match that day, “There is no need for second or third place. The goal is, of course, to win.” I want to be the first player to win two consecutive titles.”
Park Sang-hyun also said, “First of all, I am two strokes behind the current leader, Seo Yo-seop. I think the difference in the current number of strokes is not important because I achieved a come-from-behind victory by five strokes in last year’s tournament. Also, I do not think that the difference of two strokes in the final round is a big difference. “I have confidence in coming from behind to win.”
Jeon Seong-hyeon (Webcash) placed 5th with a 10-under par, and Park Eun-shin (Hana Financial Group) and Jang Hee-min (DB Insurance) tied for 6th place with a 9-under par. Kim Dong-min (NH Nonghyup Bank), Ham Jeong-woo (Hana Financial Group), and Hwang Joong-gon (Woori Financial Group), who recorded 8 under par, are tied for 8th place. 안전놀이터