Lim Seong-jae (25), the “signboard of Korean men’s golf,” is on the hunt for three victories on the American Professional Golf (PGA) tour. The stage is the Honda Classic (total prize money of $8.4 million), which tasted the thrill of winning the first PGA Tour in 2020. The Honda Classic, which will be held on the PGA National Champion Course (par 70) in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, for four days from the 24th (Korean time), is one of the most awaited tournaments for Lim Seong-jae this season. It is because I have a pleasant memory of winning my first PGA Tour championship and it is held at a golf course that suits me.
Im Seong-jae said, “I feel comfortable when I come to the PGA National Champion Course. It is a special place where I gain confidence when I stand in the teeing area.”
The PGA Tour is also paying attention to Lim Seong-jae. Prior to each tournament, the PGA Tour announces a Power Ranking that selects candidates for the championship, taking into account recent and past performance in the tournament. Im Seong-jae proudly ranked first in the power rankings announced by the PGA Tour ahead of the opening of this tournament.
There is a clear reason for being selected as the number one candidate for the championship. This is because Im Seong-jae has a good compatibility with the PGA National Champion Course, where this tournament will be held.
Regarding the reason why the PGA Tour picked Im Seong-jae as the No. 1 player, they said, “Im Seong-jae is a player with no weaknesses in drivers, irons, and putts.” Explained.
Im Seong-jae is preparing more thoroughly to get good results in this tournament, which will be the last to disappear this year. Japanese automaker Honda, which has held the Honda Classic for 42 years, decided to hold the event only until this year after the PGA Tour introduced a preferential policy for ‘special events’ last year.
In order to get a good result in this competition, the ‘Bear Trap’ must be passed safely. The 15th hole (par 3), 16th hole (par 4), and 17th hole (par 3) are one of the three most difficult consecutive holes among the courses where PGA Tour events are held.
Im Seong-jae said, “In the PGA National Champion Course, where this tournament is held, it is more important not to lose strokes than to catch a lot of birdies. 카지노사이트 It is windy and difficult overall, including the bear trap, so I will try to protect it.” I will concentrate on one shot and put all my effort from the first day to the last day.”
Lim Seong-jae is making a big success this season as well. Im Seong-jae, who finished in the top 10 three times, including a tie for fourth at the Farmers Insurance Open, was ranked 28th in the FedEx Cup rankings.
Im Seong-jae expressed his determination to continue his upward trend at the Honda Classic. He said, “The atmosphere in the beginning is not bad, as I have been in the top 10 three times this season. I will try to calmly play this tournament.”
Ahn Byeong-hun (32), Roh Seung-yeol (32), and Kim Seong-hyeon (25) were also on the list for this tournament.