Kim Joo-hyung, who has eight “perfect shots” for Buddy alone, leads by two strokes. Starts his fourth PGA championship

Kim Joo-hyung started strongly to win his fourth PGA Tour championship.

Kim Joo-hyung hit an 8-under 62 in the first round of the PGA Tour Travelers Championship (total prize money of $20 million) at TPC River Highlands (par 70) in Cromwell, Connecticut, on the 21st (Korea time).

Kim Joo-hyung, who beat Ricky Fowler, Axai Bhatia, Kurt Kitayama, and Will Jalatoris (U.S.), by two strokes, took the lead alone.

Kim Joo-hyung is expected to win his fourth career PGA Tour championship in about eight months since winning the Shriners Children’s Open in October last year.

Kim Joo-hyung tied for 26th at the U.S. Open, which ended on the 17th, maintaining his No. 1 ranking among Korean players and qualifying to play with the national flag in men’s golf at the 2024 Paris Olympics, which starts on August 1.

Just as he celebrated winning the Olympic berth, Kim Joo-hyung pulled out eight birdies without a single bogey on the day and played a near-perfect game. 먹튀검증

Kim Joo-hyung, who showed off his sophisticated shot that missed the green only twice, was so good at putting that he connected the half with a birdie in the 16th birdie opportunity.

World No. 1 Scottie Scheffler of the U.S. shot a 5-under 65, proving to be a strong favorite.

Xander Schauffley of the U.S., ranked third in the world, is also ready to enter the championship competition by writing 5-under 65.

Lim Sung-jae shot a 3-under 67 to pave the way for entering the top ranks.

Kim Si-woo tied for 33rd with a 1-under 71.

Ahn Byung-hoon, who will compete in the Paris Olympics with Kim Joo-hyung, withdrew after playing until the seventh hole.

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