Reporter Hong Gyu-bin = Ahn Byeong-hoon (32) tied for 22nd in the second round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am (total prize money of $9 million) on the PGA Tour.
In the second round of the tournament held on the 4th (Korean time) at Pebble Beach Golf Links (par 72, 6,972 yards) in California, USA, Ahn Byeong-hun tied 5 birdies and 2 bogeys and hit 3 under par 69.
Ahn Byeong-hun, who scored an interim total of 5 under par and 138 strokes, rounded the halfway point of the tournament with a tie for 22nd, up 25 places from the previous day.
Ahn Byeong-hoon, who exchanged birdies and bogeys two each, reduced the number of strokes by driving birdies in the 14th (par 5), 16th (par 4), and 18th (par 5) holes.
There is a possibility of entering the top 10 because it is one stroke away from the players tied for 11th place and two strokes away from the players tied for sixth place.
Ahn Byung-hoon, who has not won the PGA Tour, recently tied for 4th at the Fortinet Championship in September last year, the opening game of this season, as his latest top 10 score.
After tying for 62nd at the Farmers Insurance Open last week, he will challenge for a higher rank in this tournament.
Kang Seong-hoon (36) finished the second round in a tie for 35th with 5 birdies and 4 bogeys at Spyglass Hill (par 72, 7,041 yards) with an intermediate total of 3 under par 141 strokes.
This tournament is held at Pebble Beach Golf Links, Monterey Peninsular Country Club (par 71, 6,957 yards), and Spyglass Hill, where players who pass the cut after playing rounds 1 to 3 determine the final ranking at Pebble Beach Links. It goes on.
Noh Seung-yeol (32) tied for 57th with a 1-under 143, and Kim Seong-hyun (25) recorded an even-par 143 to tie for 76th. 메이저놀이터
At the top of the leaderboard was Kurt Kitayama (USA) with a 9 under par 134 strokes.
Keith Mitchell, Brandon Wu, Joseph Bramlett, and Hank Rubioda (above USA) tied for second place by one stroke with 8 under par 135 strokes.
Viktor Hoblan (Norway), who was considered a favorite for the championship, finished in a tie for 11th (6 under par, 137 strokes), while Jordan Spieth (USA) and Matt Fitzpatrick (England) tied for 28th (4 under par, 139 strokes) and tied for 50th. (2 under par 141 strokes).
The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am is a tournament in which celebrities from all walks of life play alongside professional players, and professional players and amateur golfers form groups one by one to rank the rankings.
Gareth Bale (34), a soccer star who was paired with Bramlett, tied for ninth with an interim total of 13 under par and 130 strokes.