Ahn Byeong-hoon (32, CJ Logistics) made it to the top 10 for the second time this season.
On the 3rd (Korean time), Byeong-hun Ahn hit a 3 under par 69 in the 4th round of the final day of the PGA Tour Valero Texas Open held at the TPC San Antonio Oaks Course (par 72) in San Antonio, Texas, USA. Ahn Byeong-hoon, who recorded a final total of 10 under par 278, was tied for 6th place. After a tie for fourth place at the Fortinet Championship in the opening game of the 2022-2023 season in September of last year, Ahn Byung-hoon’s FedEx Cup ranking rose to 57th, as a’top 10′ tasted after 15 competitions.
Kim Seong-hyun (25, Shinhan Financial Group) finished the tournament with a tie for 15th place (final total of 7 under par 281 strokes) by reducing one stroke. Kim Si-woo (28, CJ Logistics), who participated to check the shot ahead of the Masters opening on the 7th, reduced two strokes to tie for 39th place (final total 3 under par 285 strokes).
Corey Connors (Canada) won the championship. Connors, who cut 4 strokes on the final day, recorded a final total of 15 under par, 273 strokes, defeated Sam Stevens (USA) by one shot, and won the championship prize money of 1.6 million dollars (approximately 2.1 billion won).
In this tournament in 2019, Connors, who achieved the miracle of winning the first championship in his life through the Monday qualifiers, continued his good relationship with TPC San Antonio by winning the second championship in his life here. With the victory of Connors, who already qualified for the Masters, the last Masters ticket left to the winner of this tournament disappeared. 메이저놀이터
At the US Women’s Professional Golf (LPGA) Tour DIO Implant LA Open held that day, Kim Hyo-joo (28, Lotte) finished in a tie for third place. .
Kim Hyo-joo shot an even par 71 in the final round and recorded a final total of 12 under par 272. It is the third ‘Top 10’ of the season following a tie for 10th in Honda Thailand and a tie for 8th in the HSBC World Championship.
Kim Hyo-joo, who entered the final round with a 2nd place over Yin Luoning (China) by two strokes, took the lead by one shot at one time when Yin Luoning made consecutive bogeys on holes 3 to 5, but failed to turn around because she could not reduce the number of strokes.
Luoning, who is from mainland China, reduced one stroke to record a final total of 15 under par 269 strokes, beating Georgia Hall (England)’s pursuit by one stroke and enjoying the thrill of his first win in his life. It is the second Chinese player to win on the LPGA Tour after Peng Shanshan, who retired after winning 10 career victories.
Choi Hye-jin (24, Lotte) and Yoo Hae-ran (21, Daol Financial Group) tied for 18th, and Ko Jin-young (28, Solaire) tied for 25th.