Choi Kyung-ju (53) performed well on the first day of the PGA Tour Sony Open.
On the 13th (Korean time), Choi Kyung-ju hit a 4 under par 66 with 5 birdies and 1 bogey in the first round of the PGA Tour New Year’s Sony Open (total prize money: $7.9 million) at Waialei Country Club (par 70) in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA on the 13th (Korean time). tied for 4th place. 메이저놀이터
Choi Kyung-joo, who boasts a total of 8 wins on the PG Tour, moved to the senior tour from 2020, but he did not stop participating in the PG Tour and announced that he would focus on the PG Tour this year.
Choi Kyung-ju, who won the 2008 Sony Open, made birdies on holes 5 (par 4), 9 (par 5), 12 (par 4), 16 (par 4), and 18 (par 5). He committed a bogey on hole 10 (par 4). In particular, he succeeded in long-distance putts of 8m on the 5th hole and 10m on the 12th hole, raising his momentum.
Choi Kyung-ju showed off accurate shots, such as a high fairway landing rate (78.57%) and green hit rate (77.78%), although her distance (287.7 yards) was the lowest among the participating players. His 1.579 putts per hole wasn’t bad either.