Yon Ram (29, Spain) stepped on the 10th win in the US Professional Golf (PGA) Tour, but the spotlight was on Tiger Woods (48, USA), the ‘golf emperor’.
Woods, who returned to the PGA Tour after 7 months, played all 72 holes on foot in 10 months. Although his performance was only tied for 45th with a 1-under-par 283, golf fans around the world were enthusiastic about his every step. With the return of the golf emperor, the PGA Tour also enjoyed a long-awaited boom.
Woods made three birdies and two bogeys in the final round of the PGA Tour Genesis Invitational (total prize money of $20 million) held at the Riviera Country Club (par 71, 7322 yards) in Pacific Palisades near Los Angeles, California on the 20th (Korean time). lost 2 strokes After returning from injury the previous day, he failed to maintain his best performance of 4 under par, but golf fans went wild just by walking through one tournament. It is the first time in 10 months since the Masters in April last year that Woods completed 4 rounds of 72 holes on the PGA Tour.
He said, “It was fantastic to participate in this tournament as a host player and to watch the play of young players who will brighten the future of the PGA Tour.” . The actual round was different from simulating it at home, but it felt like I was going in the right direction. Over the past four days, he looked back and said, “Every moment he played on the field was good.”
“Last year, I set the goal of participating in four major tournaments, but I was only able to go to three. Although it is a reality that we have no choice but to participate in limited competitions this year,” he emphasized, “I hope to be able to participate in all four major tournaments this year.”
American media Golf Week said, “Through this tournament, it was confirmed that Woods’ ball speed, distance, and accuracy were enough to play a 72-hole game. He pointed out that the variable is whether he will be able to continue competing for the championship within the season.” 카지노사이트
It wasn’t as good as it was in its prime, but being able to complete a tournament on foot is a very positive thing both for Woods and for the PGA Tour. Woods’ maximum drive distance reached 329 yards, and his ball speed was consistently maintained at over 170 miles per hour. He doesn’t have a bad putt, proving that he’s competitive.
Although he monopolized all the spotlight, the championship was won by Jon Rahm. Ram won his third win of the season with a 17-under 267, beating Max Homa by two strokes. With the victory on the day, he stepped on the high of 10 wins in his PGA Tour career and recaptured the world ranking, enjoying double happiness.