Scotty Scheffler (USA) tied for the lead in the second round of the PGA Championship, the second major tournament of the season.
On the 20th (Korean time), in the second round of the tournament held at Oak Hill Country Club (par 70, 7,380 yards) in Rochester, New York, USA, Schaeffler tied 4 birdies and 2 bogeys to record 2 under par 68 strokes.
Scheffler, who scored an interim total of 5 under par 135, started the third round in a tie for first place with Viktor Hovlan (Norway) and Cory Connors (Canada).
Schaeffler, who is currently ranked second in the world, won the Masters last year, and tied for fourth in 2020 at the PGA Championship is his best result.
Schaeffler, who started the second round with a birdie by sending his second shot from hole 1 (par 4) 50 cm to the side of the hole, added a birdie by putting his tee shot closer than that in hole 15 (par 3).
Bryson Dishambo (USA) and Korean player Justin Suh (USA), who belong to the LIV series sponsored by Saudi Arabia, hit 3 under par 137 strokes side by side and are chasing the joint lead by two strokes.
Brooks Koepka (USA), who finished runner-up at the Masters in April, finished the second round with a 2 under par 138 strokes and a tie for 6th place, leaving LIV players open to the possibility of winning.
World No. 1 Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland) tied for 10th with an even par of 140, along with Korean player Lee Min-woo (Australia).
As a Korean player, Lee Gyeong-hoon alone advanced to the third round.
On this day, Lee Gyeong-hoon reduced two strokes with three birdies and one bogey to pass the cut with a 1-over par of 141 strokes and a tie for 19th place.
Lee Gyeong-hoon made a birdie putt of about 7.5m in the first hole (par 4) immediately after bogey on the 18th hole (par 4), and also succeeded in a long birdie putt close to 7m on the last hole, the 9th hole (par 4).카지노사이트
Lee Kyung-hoon, who tied for 23rd at the Masters in April, was only one stroke away from the players tied for 10th, making him look forward to entering the top 10 of a major tournament for the first time in his life.
Kim Si-woo stayed tied for 77th with a 6-over-par 146 and missed the cut by one stroke.
Kim Joo-hyung finished the tournament with an 8-over par, 148 strokes (tied for 98th place), Yang Yong finished the tournament with an 11-over par, 151 strokes (tied for 122nd place), and Lim Seong-jae finished the tournament with a 13-over par, 153 strokes, tied for 135th place.
After tying for 8th at the PGA Tour Wells Fargo Championship, which ended in Charlotte, North Carolina on the 8th, Lim Seong-jae returned home and won the Korea Professional Golf (KPGA) Korean Tour Woori Financial Championship, which ended in Yeoju, Gyeonggi-do on the 14th.
Lim Seong-jae, who immediately moved to the U.S. and competed in this tournament, was unable to overcome the sluggish 10-over par on the first day.
Yon Lam (Spain), who won the Masters in April, cut 2 strokes that day and is tied for 48th with a 4-over par of 144 strokes.