Golf Emperor’ Tiger Woods (48, USA) managed to pass the cut at the Genesis Invitational (total prize money of 20 million dollars), a US Professional Golf (PGA) Tour event, in which he participated in 7 months. After that, in the third round, he raised his ranking significantly.
In the third round of the tournament held at the Riviera Country Club (par 71, 7,322 yards) in Pacific Palisades, California, USA on the 19th (Korean time), Woods tied one eagle, three birdies, and a bogey to score 4 under par 67. hit
Woods,바카라 who entered the third round with a 1-over-par 143 strokes and a tie for 58th until the second round, jumped to a tie for 26th by recording a total of 3-under-par 210 strokes until the third round.
After finishing the second round the previous day, the game was stopped due to sunset while the cut was not confirmed, so Woods was able to play the third round after waiting for the results of the remaining games that day.
It is the first time in nine months that Woods has passed the cut in a PGA Tour event since the PGA Championship in May last year.
At the time, he passed the cut with a tie for 53rd, but withdrew due to poor physical condition in the third round.
Woods, who was eliminated from the cut at the Open Championship in July of last year, returned to the tour after 7 months through this tournament held by his foundation.
The 4 under par and 67 strokes written on this day are Woods’ best results in a round of official competitions since he injured his leg in a car accident in February 2021. After a traffic accident, he left a stroke in his 60s in the second round of the PGA Championship (1 under par 69 strokes) and the first round of this tournament (2 under par 69 strokes) in May of last year.
If the 4th round of this tournament is played without any problems, Woods will complete the 4th round of one PGA Tour tournament in about 10 months since the Masters Tournament (47th place) in April of last year.
It is not easy to jump into the championship competition as the gap is 12 strokes with Yon Ram (Spain, 15 under par, 198 strokes), who rose to the sole lead, but it is 3 strokes from the tied 10th place (6 under par, 207 strokes), so the top grades are to be aimed at. have been able to
Woods, who made a good start with a birdie from his first hole, the 10th hole (par 4), saved another stroke by hitting the ball rolled with the putter at the fringe of the 14th hole (par 3).
Then, in the first hole of the second half, hole 1 (par 5, 509 yards), with 190 yards left, the second shot hit with an iron from the rough was placed less than 1m away from the hole, and an eagle came out.
Woods, who added a birdie on the 5th hole (par 4), recorded his only bogey on the 7th hole (par 4).
Woods said, “Today was better. The putt that hindered me yesterday felt well-adjusted tod
Ram, currently ranked 3rd in the world, cut 6 strokes with 6 birdies without a bogey, leaping to the sole lead and seizing his third chance this year alone.
Ram won the Sentry Tournament of Champions and American Express last month, and has been showing off his peak performance by ranking in the top 10 in both tournaments since.
If Ram rises to the top in this tournament as well, he will achieve 10 wins on the PGA Tour.
Max Homar took 2nd place by 3 strokes (12 under par 201 strokes), Keith Mitchell chased after by 4 strokes to 3rd place (11 under par 202 strokes), and Patrick Cantley (above USA) took 4th place (10 under par 203 strokes). Followed.
World No. 1 Scotty Scheffler (USA) was tied for 15th place (5 under par, 208 strokes), and world No. 2 Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland) lost two strokes and was pushed to a tie for 18th place (4 under par, 209 strokes).
Among Korean players, Kim Joo-hyung (21) and Lim Seong-jae (25) tied for 45th with an interim total of 1-under 212, recording the highest ranking. In the third round, Kim Joo-hyung wrote an even par, and Lim Seong-jae wrote a 3-over par.
Kim Seong-hyun (25) finished the third round with a tie for 55th place (even par 213 stroke