Lim Seong-jae shot 5 under par 66 in the first round of the PGA Tour RBC Heritage (total prize money of 20 million dollars)메이저사이트 held at Harbortown Golf Links (par 71, 7191 yards) in Hilton Head, South Carolina, USA on the 13th (local time). and tied for 5th place. Sunset prevented some players from finishing their rounds. RBC Heritage is one of the 17 tournaments designated by the PGA Tour as “special events” for the 2022/2023 season. It increased the total prize money by a whopping $12 million.
Im Seong-jae swept 6 birdies (1 bogey). He immediately made up for the bogey on hole 11 with a birdie on hole 12 (above par 4) and then fished out a birdie on hole 15 (par 5) to reduce one stroke in the first half. In the second half, the 5th hole (par 5) birdie and the 7th to 9th holes 3 consecutive birdies boasted a terrifying backlash. The green hit rate of 83.33% was driven by the ‘awl iron shot’. It is an opportunity to wash away the regret of being tied for 16th in the first major masters of the season last week, two strokes away from the leader.
Viktor Hovlan (Norway) took the top of the leaderboard (7 under par, 64 strokes), boasting a perfect play to catch 7 birdies without bogey. Brian Harman, Jimmy Walker (USA) and Aaron Ray (England) tied for second place (6 under par). World ranking 2nd Scotty Scheffler tied for 15th (3 under par 68 strokes), Kim Si-woo tied for 47th (1 under par 70 strokes), and Kim Joo-hyung and Lee Kyung-hoon tied for 75th (even par 71 strokes). Masters champion and world No. 1 Yon Ram (Spain) tied for 92nd (1 over par 72 strokes).