‘Golf Emperor’ Woods completes 72 holes in 10 months
“You are going in the right direction.”
‘Golf Emperor’ Tiger Woods (48, USA) succeeded in completing 72 holes. 3 birdies and 5 bogeys in the 4th round of the PGA Tour Genesis Invitational (total prize money of 20 million dollars) held at the Riviera Country Club (par 71, 7322 yards) in Pacific Palisades, California on the 20th (hereinafter Korean time) He tied the dog and hit a 2-over par 73. Woods, who lost two strokes at 3 under par the previous day, was tied for 45th with a final total of 1 under par 283 strokes. Woods said, “It was more difficult than expected, but it’s a process that goes in the right direction.” “My physical condition is gradually recovering. He was able to play every round,” he said.온라인바카라
Even before the event, there was a lot of interest. It is the first time Woods has participated in an official tournament in seven months since the Open, a major tournament in July of last year. A car accident in February 2021 severely injured his leg. He had to commit to treatment and rehabilitation for a while. He returned to the field in 2022 with difficulty, but was not in perfect shape. He is a background in which he has only competed in three major tournaments, including the Masters, PGA Championship and The Open. Fortunately, he is slowly recovering his health. It is the first time Woods has played 72 holes since the Masters in April last year.
There were many twists and turns. There were great ups and downs from round to round. During the competition, he was even on the cutting board for inappropriate behavior. It was caught giving a sanitary napkin to Justin Thomas (USA), whom he was playing with in the 9th hole in the first round. To the continued criticism, Woods apologized after the second round. It was a chaotic atmosphere, but positive signals were also detected. The green hit rate (50%) fell slightly, but the average flight distance for four days was 280m. The number of putts was blocked with 27, and it seemed to have improved physically.
The championship trophy was won by John Ram (Spain). With a final total of 17 under par, 267 strokes, he beat Max Homa (USA) by two strokes to reach the top. Following the Sentry Champions Tournament and American Express in January, it was the third win this year alone. 10th win on the PGA Tour. This is the first time Rahm has won three games in one year. Among Korean players, Kim Seong-hyun (25) tied for 33rd with a 3-under-par 281 strokes. Kim Joo-hyung (21) finished the tournament in a tie for 45th with Woods. Lim Seong-jae (25) is tied for 56th with a 1-over par and 285 strokes.