In the second round of the 39th Shinhan Donghae Open (total prize money of 1.4 billion won) held at Incheon Club 72 (par 72, 7,204 yards) on the 8th, Wooyoung Cho swept one eagle and six birdies without a bogey, hitting 8 under par 64.

Jo Woo-young, who recorded an interim total of 13 under par and 131 strokes, took the lead by three strokes over Kim Bio and Lee Tae-hoon, who were tied for second place.

Wooyoung Jo is a member of the men’s golf national team participating in the Hangzhou Asian Games this month, and participated in this tournament as a recommended player to check his final skills.

However, he proudly placed his name at the top of the leaderboard, beating prominent domestic and international top rankers.

Jo Woo-young, born in 2001, won the Korea Professional Golf Association (KPGA) Korean Tour Golf Zone Open in April this year.

It was the first time in about 10 years and the 10th time in total that an amateur player won a Korean Tour tournament.

If Jo Woo-young wins this tournament, he will become the first amateur player to achieve two wins on the KPGA Korean Tour in 17 years since Kim Gyeong-tae in 2006.

If Jang Yu-bin’s 1 win is added, it will be ‘3 amateur wins in one season’ for the first time in 17 years since 2006. Unfortunately, Jang Yu-bin withdrew on this day due to a cold due to fatigue. 먹튀검증사이트

Jo Woo-young, who started the 10th hole (par 4) on this day in good spirits with a birdie, caught 5 birdies in the first half alone.

He also made a birdie in the first hole (par 4) of the second half, and in the 7th hole (par 5), he dropped a tee shot with a distance of 318 yards into the fairway and then hit the second shot 10m next to the hole to write an eagle.

Jo Woo-young, who finished the second round, said, “Until now, if my performance in the first round was good, I would collapse in the second round, but (this time) I tried to continue the flow and feeling,” and added, “The shots and putts after the tee shot were good. I’m glad I was able to overcome it through practice.” “It is,” he said.

He said, “I think of (this competition) as a prelude to the Asian Games,” and “I believe that physical strength is the most important thing to achieve my goal, so I am working hard to manage my physical strength.”

At the same time, he also expressed his ambition to make his debut on the Korean Tour through the Hyundai Marine & Fire Insurance Choi Gyeong-ju Invitational in October after winning the gold medal at the Asian Games.

LIV Golf’s David Puig (Spain) once trailed Jo Woo-young by one stroke, but made a quadruple bogey on the 8th hole (par 3) and slipped to tied for fourth place (9 under par, 135 strokes).

Thanks to this, Bio Kim, who tied for second place with Taehoon Lee, came closer to winning for the second week in a row following last week’s KPGA Korean Tour LX Championship.

On this day, Bio Kim, who reduced 6 strokes by making 1 eagle, 6 birdies, and 1 double bogey, said, “After the double bogey on the 16th hole (par 4), he immediately hit the 17th hole (par 3) and the 18th hole (par 5) in succession. “I ended the first half on a good note by making a birdie,” he said.

Regarding his challenge to win the championship for two consecutive weeks, he said, “To be honest, it is physically difficult,” but added, “I will continue to work hard as I have done so far.”

Korean player Han Seung-su (USA) passed the cut standard (3 under par) with 3 under par 141 strokes.

If Han Seung-soo wins or comes in second place alone with his dramatic performance in the remaining rounds, he will exceed 800 million won in season prize money for the first time in KPGA Korean Tour history.

Chan-min Jeong (1 under par, 143 strokes) and Ricky Kawamoto (2 under par, 142 strokes), who attracted attention as a battle of long hitters between Korea and Japan, missed the cut.

Kim Seong-hyun, who is active on the PGA Tour, and Lee Jae-kyung, who ranks first in KPGA Korean Tour points, both scored only 1 under par at 143 strokes.

Seo Yo-seop, the winner of the 2021 tournament, finished with a score of 8 over par and 152 strokes.

‘Korean Express’ Chan-ho Park, who appeared as a recommended player, finished the tournament in 135th place, the lowest with 174 strokes in 30 over par.

This year’s Shinhan Donghae Open is co-hosted by three organizations: KPGA Korean Tour, Japan Professional Golf Tour (JGTO), and Asian Tour.

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