PGA Tour: Joohyung Kim shares lead at Wyndham Championship; Tyrrell Hatton of England in combination | Golf News
England’s Tyrrell Hatton fell short of the top four Joohyung Kim, Ryan Moore and Brandon Wu at the Wyndham Championship; Sixth hand under 64 on Friday – watch Tuesday live on Sky Sports on Saturday (via red button from 12:45pm, then on Sky Sports Mix from 6pm)
Last Updated: 08/06/22 9:53 am
Joohyung Kim picked seven birdies in a six-under-64 to advance to a three-place split at the Wyndham Championship – where England’s Tyrrell Hatton was just four shots short of the pace.
South Korean tennis player Kim joins Americans Ryan Moore and Brandon Wu under the age of nine – a position he can only dream of after starting the opening round on Thursday with an eight-four bogey.
Kim has accumulated 14 birdies and just one bogey in 35 holes since the start of that horror, with the 20-year-old hitting three of his last four holes at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro on Wednesday. Six.
Kim, who escaped a 14-foot par on his last hole in the second round, had to win the Wyndham Championship to qualify for the FedEx Cup playoffs because of his official PGA membership. The tour won’t start until next season.
He said: “If you had told me after the first hole yesterday where I would be in two days, I would definitely take it. I’m pretty happy and comfortable knowing I have the weekend to spend. play . “
Hatton is in bottom 5 after shooting 4 birdies and a bogey in the 67th round – the game was halted due to a lightning threat to Hatton over 17 holes and he split the final point when he started again.
The match was again halted due to it getting darker later in the evening, meaning not every player completed their second round.
Moore and Wu made it through to rounds 66 and 67, respectively, with that pair and Kim leading Sungaje Im, Russell Henley and first-round leader John Huh, eight strokes behind.
Huh shot his lowest round of the PGA Tour on day one, nine under 61, but hit over 71 a day later, a performance that included a bogey on his first hole, a double bogey in fourth hole and a three bogey on his 10th.
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However, the 32-year-old has already made five birdies around his cons and is still vying to win his first PGA tour in a decade, with the 2012 Mayakoba Classic as the only title. his to date.
Watch day three of the Wyndham Championship live on Sky Sports on Saturday. Coverage begins via the red button from 12.45pm before the action resumes on Sky Sports Mix at 6pm and Sky Sports Golf at 8pm.
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