Kim Dong-min and Kim Min-jun, KPGA Golf Zone Open in Jeju 3R ‘Joint Leader’… Winning, strong winds matter

The Jeju strong wind was a variable in the ranking battle of Yodongchin. In the 3rd round of the Korea Professional Golf (KPGA) Korean Tour Golf Zone Open in Jeju (total prize money of 700 million won), the players who had been joint leaders until the previous day were shaken by strong winds and struggled. ) made a save and rose to the joint lead. Ahead of the final gateway to the championship, ‘attacking the strong wind’ became the biggest key.

In the third round of the tournament held on the 22nd at Jeju Golfzon County Ora (par 72), Kim Dong-min and Kim Min-jun tied for the lead. Kim Dong-min saved 1 stroke by tying 5 birdies, 2 bogeys and 1 double bogey, and Kim Min-joon caught 2 birdies but committed 4 bogies and lost 2 strokes. Both of them recorded an interim total of 4 under par 212, rising to the joint lead.

On the other hand, Park Eun-shin, Bae Yong-joon, Lee Jae-won, and Hangzhou Asian Games national representative Chang Yu-bin, who tied for the lead with 7-under-par 137 until the second round, struggled against strong winds and lost 7 strokes each, and tied for 10th with even-par 216 strokes.

Kim Dong-min and Kim Min-joon will be able to aim for the first championship in their lives according to the final round results. 토스카지노

Kim Dong-min wore the Taegeuk mark in 2018 and participated in the Jakarta Palembang Asian Games golf team event and won a bronze medal. He made his debut on the KPGA Korean Tour in 2020 and has not yet had a chance to win. His best performance was last year’s runner-up at the Golf John-Toray Open. Recently, he has been showing good feelings by entering the top 10 in three consecutive competitions. On this day, reducing the number of strokes amid strong winds served as a stepping stone to take the lead.

After returning to the KPGA Korean Tour in 2019, Kim Min-joon has been performing steadily every year, but as expected, he has not been able to win. Last year, Descente Korea Munsingware match play had a chance to win for the first time, but after a close match in overtime, it was defeated by Park Eun-shin and stayed in second place. And this time, to challenge for the first championship once again.

After the third round, Kim Min-joon said, “I am so sorry that I made a bogey on the last two holes. I don’t think I’ll ever forget it. There was a lot of gusts on the course and it was difficult to play. The game was unfortunately finished due to strong winds,” he said. “There is nothing different about the final round. I want to play with the same mindset for four days. I will have a delicious meal with the players I work out with and prepare for the game tomorrow.”

The third place after Kim Dong-min and Kim Min-joon is Jo Woo-young, who will compete as a national representative for the Asian Games in Hangzhou in September. Cho Woo-young lost 3 strokes in the 3rd round, but his ranking rose two notches from the previous day to 3rd place (3 under par 213), aiming to win the final round.

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