Ahn Byeong-hoon (32) tied for 14th on the first day of the PGA Tour John Deere Classic (total prize money: $7.4 million), sparking his first tour championship appearance먹튀검증.
In the first round of the tournament held at Deerron TPC (par 71) in Silvis, Illinois, USA on the 7th (Korean time), Ahn Byung-hoon tied 8 birdies and 4 bogeys to hit 4 under par 67. It is 5 strokes away from solo leader Jonas Blixt (Sweden, 9 under par), but it is only 1 stroke away from the joint 9th place group, so it is in a position where it can jump to the top at any time.
Ahn Byeong-hun, who made his debut on the PGA Tour in 2016, set a goal this season to play in the Tour Championship, the final round of the playoffs. After losing his PGA Tour seed last year and playing on the Korn Ferry (second division) tour, he returned to the regular tour this season and is currently ranked 56th in the FedEx Cup rankings. In the 2019-2020 season, he ranked 33rd in the FedEx Cup rankings and played until the 2nd round of the FedEx Cup Playoffs (PO), but has yet to experience participating in the Tour Championship.
Ahn Byeong-hoon, who brought a new broomstick putter that day, recorded 1.54 putts (8th place) when hitting the green and swept 8 birdies. After catching a birdie on the 2nd hole (par 5), he made a birdie putt over 13m on the 3rd hole (par 3), boosted his momentum and drove 3 consecutive birdies to the 4th hole (par 4). However, he finished the first half at 1 under par with bogeys on holes 6 and 7. In the second half, he made 5 birdies (2 bogies) and finished the first day in a good mood.
Grayson Murray (USA) placed second with a 7-under-par 64, and Cameron Young (USA, 19th), who has the highest world ranking among players participating in this tournament, reduced 6 strokes to tie for third place. Kang Seong-hoon started with a 2-under par tie for 41st, and Lee Gyeong-hoon and Roh Seung-yeol tied for 89th even par.