Lim Seong-jae (25) is the player who is in the spotlight at the PGA Tour Honda Classic (total prize money: $8.4 million), which opens in Florida, USA on the 23rd at 8:50 pm Korean time. .
Lim Seong-jae, who won the 2019 PGA Tour Rookie of the Year title despite not winning a championship in his rookie season, enjoyed the joy of his first win at the 2020 Honda Classic.
Im Seong-jae, ranked 18th in the world ranking, is the top ranker among 144 players participating in this tournament, and is more likely to win the first place in the ‘Power Ranking’ selected by PGA Tour.com.
Regarding the promotion of Lim Seong-jae as the first candidate for the championship, he said, “Since the end of July last year, we have been improving our performance in earnest, and we are aiming for the PGA National, where we have already achieved considerable success. After winning here in 2020, we tied for 8th in 2021. He did well. He has no weaknesses and is perfectly balanced.”
Im Seong-jae was placed in the same group as Adam Svensson (Canada) and Matt Kucher (USA) in the first round. At 2:29 a.m. on the 24th, Korean time, we tee off at Hole 1 of the PGA National Champion Course (par 70, 7,125 yards) at Palm Beach Gardens.
Im Seong-jae participated in nine official PGA Tour tournaments in the 2022-23 season and made it to the top 10 three times, including a tie for fourth at the Farmers Insurance Open in January and the WM Phoenix Open in the middle of this month.
In the previous tournament, the Genesis Invitational, it promoted to the top in rounds 1 and 2, but was shaken in rounds 3 and 4, finishing in a tie for 56th place. 바카라
Accompanying Svensson reported his first PGA Tour victory at the RSM Classic last November and recorded his second top-10 of the season with a tie for 9th at the Genesis event last week. Among the players participating in this tournament, he has the highest FedEx Cup points ranking (10th).
Kucher is the 2002 event champion. In the power rankings, Kucher was ranked 4th and Svensson was ranked 8th.