‘Major Hunter’ Koepka leaps to the top of the PGA Championship 3R

‘Major hunter’ Brooks Koepka (USA) occupied the top of the leaderboard.

Koepka, a member of the LIV Golf Invitational Series (LIV Golf), made a birdie in the 3rd round of the PGA Tour major tournament’PGA Championship’ held at Oak Hill Country Club (par 70) in Rochester, New York, USA on the 21st (Korean time). He reduced 4 strokes to 5 and 1 bogey. He recorded a total of 6 under par 204 strokes over three days, rising from a tie for 6th place the previous day to the sole lead.토토사이트

Koepka, who reduced one stroke in the first half, gained momentum with consecutive birdies on holes 12 (par 4) and 13 (par 5), then dropped a long putt over 14m into the hole cup on hole 17 (par 4) to complete 6 under par. did.

Koepka, who climbed to the top twice each at the US Open (2017/2018) and the PGA Championship (2018/2019) and won 4 major tournaments out of 8 wins on the PGA Tour, is sponsored by the Saudi Arabian Sovereign Wealth Fund (PIF). He transferred to LIV Golf last year and won the 7th competition in October and the 3rd competition in the 2023 season in April this year. In last month’s Masters Tournament, he led the first to third rounds before handing over the supremacy to Jon Rahm (Spain) on the last day and finishing runner-up.

Viktor Hovlan (Norway) and Cory Connors (Canada), who were tied for the lead until the third round, failed to reduce the number of strokes side by side and fell to a tie for second place (5 under par), one stroke behind Koepka. Bryson Dishambeau (USA, 3 under par), a member of LIV Golf, was in 4th place.

Lee Gyeong-hoon, the only Korean player to pass the cut, made 3 birdies but made 8 bogeys, losing 5 strokes and finishing tied for 42nd place with a 6-over par.

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