Park Sang-hyun 먹튀검증(40, Dong-A Pharmaceutical) was in the lead on the third day of the Korea Championship Presented by Genesis (total prize money of 2 million dollars), co-sponsored by the Korea Professional Golf (KPGA) Korean Tour and DP World Tour. position, and the prospect of winning.
In the 3rd round of the tournament held at Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea (par 72, 7470 yards) in Songdo, Incheon on the 29th, Park Sang-hyun tied 3 birdies and 4 bogies to the 14th hole and hit 1 over par.
With this, Park Sang-hyun, who recorded an interim total of 7 under par, is tied for third place with Scott Jemison (Scotland). It is one stroke behind Robert McIntyre (Scotland) and Pablo Larazabal (Spain), who formed a joint lead group with 8 under par.
On this day, the match was stopped for about 2 hours on two occasions due to fog, so 6 players could not finish the 3rd round until sunset. They are scheduled to play the 4th round after digesting the remaining matches on the 30th.
Although Park Sang-hyun did not complete all three rounds, he maintained his lead and was aiming for the championship in a year since the DB Insurance Promi Open in April of last year. Park Sang-hyun has achieved 11 wins on the KPGA Korean Tour and 2 wins on the Japan Professional Golf Tour (JGTO).
Park Sang-hyun, who tied for the lead until the 2nd round, tied 2 birdies and 2 bogeys during the 9 holes in the first half of the day, so he could not reduce his number of strokes.
Entering the second half, Park Sang-hyun made a bogey on holes 11 (par 5) and 13 (par 3). In the 14th hole (par 4), Park Sang-hyun cut one stroke, but the game was stopped due to sunset.
Kang Gyeong-nam (40, Daeseon Casting), Hwang Jung-gon (31), and Cho Min-gyu (35, Woori Financial Group), who finished all three rounds, tied for 8th place with a 5-under par of 211 strokes.
Bae Sang-moon (37, Kiwoom Securities) tied for 14th with a 4-under par of 212 strokes.