Thompson, a 23-year-old rookie, is a skilled player who rose to No. 1 in the world rankings as an amateur. He won the Korn Ferry Tour Rex Hospital Open, a second-tier tour last year, and climbed to 16th in the rankings, and was promoted to the PGA Tour this year. Thompson is a devout Christian, famous for saying a prayer before his first hole tee shot.
Ram, who won the come-from-behind victory at the Sentry Tournament of Champions held in Hawaii two weeks ago, scored an 8-under-par 64 with 9 birdies and 1 bogey at La Quinta CC to tie for 2nd place and seize another chance to win in two weeks.
Lim Seong-jae (25), who tasted the bitter taste of the cut-off at the Sony Open last week, poured out birdies as if determined. Lim Seong-jae, who played on the Nicklaus Tournament Course (par 72), took 7 birdies without a bogey and tied for 7th with Zander Shuffley (USA) and others with a 7 under par 65 strokes. He is only 3 strokes behind leader Thompson, so there is a good chance of taking the lead.
Celebrating its 63rd year this year, rounds 1 to 3 will be held on three courses: PGA West’s La Quinta, Nicklaus Course, and Stadium Course. After a 54-hole cut-off, the winner is determined on the stadium course. The match was held in the form of a pro-am where pros and celebrities play together, and Bob Hope Classic, a famous comedian in the past, served as the host for a while.
Noh Seung-yeol (32), who took the opportunity to play as a stand-by player, caught 5 birdies without a bogey on the Nicklaus Tournament course and tied for 27th place with An Byeong-hun (32) with a 5 under par 67 strokes.
Kim Joo-hyung (21) was tied for 64th with a 3 under par 69 at La Quinta. Last week’s Sony Open winner Kim Si-woo (28) hit a 2 under par 70 at La Quinta and tied for 86th with Kim Seong-hyun (25).
Lee Kyung-hoon (32), who played on 슬롯사이트 the most difficult stadium course, tied for 124th with an even par, and Kang Seong-hoon (36) tied for 149th with a 3-over par and 75 strokes.
Rookie Davis Thompson (USA) took the lead on the first day of the American Professional Golf (PGA) Tour American Express thanks to two consecutive eagles.
On the 20th (Korean time), on the first day of the tournament held at PGA West La Quinta CC (par 72) in La Quinta, California, USA, Thompson caught 2 eagles and 6 birdies without a bogey, and John Rahm (Spain) tied for 2nd place with 10 under par 62 strokes. and Sam Burns (USA) tied for second place with a two-stroke lead.
Thompson took 2 eagles and 3 birdies to the 6th hole to reduce 7 strokes. He owed a lot to his ability to catch consecutive eagles on the 5th and 6th holes, which were consecutive par 5 holes. After that, he added 3 birdies on the remaining holes, reducing 10 strokes on the day alone, and went into the second round as the sole leader.